Navigation Restriction Tweed River, Fingal to Murwillumbah Waterski Races
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Tweed River, Fingal to Murwillumbah
12 midday to 4:00pm - Saturday 1 August 2020
7:30am to 1:30pm - Sunday 2 August 2020
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Tweed River, from Stotts Island to the Condong Bridge between midday and 4:00pm on Saturday 1 August, and from Fingal to Murwillumbah between 7:30am and 1:30pm on Sunday 2 August 2020.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Transport for NSW has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Tweed River Water Ski Club Inc. to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone ('the Zone') will be established on the navigable waters of the Tweed River from Stotts Island to the Condong Bridge between midday and 4:00pm on Saturday 1 August, and from Fingal to Murwillumbah between 7:30am and 1:30pm on Sunday 2 August 2020.
The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels.
Transport for NSW advises:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Zone, and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS and CHARTS AFFECTED
Transport for NSW Boating Maps - 1A & 1B
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the local Boating Safety Officer, Transport for NSW on phone: 131 236
MARINE NOTICE NH2032