Navigation Restriction - Lake Talbot, Narrandera - 2017 classic wooden powerboat national regatta

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Lake Talbot, Narrandera
2017 Classic wooden powerboat national regatta
8.00am to 6.00pm – Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017


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 whole of Lake Talbot between 8.00am and 6.00pm on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017.


Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Classic Australian Wooden Powerboat Association Inc. to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the entirety of Lake Talbot prohibiting all unauthorised power driven vessels between the above times and dates.

The Zone will be patrolled and marked by control vessels and event personnel.

All permitted vessel operators (non-powered vessels and authorised power driven vessels only) and persons must keep well clear of participating and support vessels.


Roads and Maritime advises in relation to the Zone:

  1. 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).
  2. No unauthorised vessels or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, 12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)


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For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Services Infoline on 131 236 (seven days a week from 8.30am to 4.30pm).  


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