Navigation Restriction - Upper Half Moon Bend to Lower Half Moon Bend, Hawkesbury River - Cliftonville Ski Club
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
CLIFTONVILLE SKI CLUB - WATER SKI RACES
9:00am to 5:00pm Sundays
20 September, 25 October, 22 November 2020 & 28 February and 28 March 2021
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 Hawkesbury River from Cliftonville Ski Club in the vicinity of Upper Half Moon Bend to Lower Half Moon Bend from 9:00am to 5:00pm on the following Sundays: 20 September, 25 October, 22 November 2020, and 28 February and 28 March 2021.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Transport for NSW has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Cliftonville Ski Club Inc. to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Hawkesbury River from Cliftonville Ski Club in the vicinity of Upper Half Moon Bend to Lower Half Moon Bend between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels, who will advise vessel operators not to enter.
Transport for NSW advises that in relation to the Zone:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any 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 or persons 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 & CHARTS AFFECTED
Transport for NSW Boating Map – 9C
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Info Line, Transport for NSW (Maritime) on phone: 13 12 36
MARINE NOTICE SY2031