Navigation Restriction - Hunter River, Raymond Terrace

NAVIGATION RESTRICTION
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12) 

Hunter River, Raymond Terrace
POWER BOAT RACES
9:00am to 5:00pm

  • Sunday 1 November 2020
  • Saturday 13 February 2021
  • Sunday 14 February 2021
  • Sunday 16 May 2021
  • Sunday 30 May 2021
  • Saturday 24 July 2021
  • Sunday 25 July 2021
  • Sunday 29 August 2021 

SPECIAL EVENT 

Vessel operators are advised that Special Events pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 are to be held on the Hunter River, Raymond Terrace downstream of the Fitzgerald Bridge, generally between the prolongations of Bourke Street and Swan Street, Raymond Terrace and between 9:00am and 5:00pm on Sunday 1 November 2020, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February 2021, Sunday 16 and Sunday 30 May, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July 2021; and Sunday 29 August 2021.

EXCLUSION ZONE 

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Raymond Terrace Aquatic Club Inc. to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Hunter River, Raymond Terrace downstream of the Fitzgerald Bridge, generally between the prolongations of Bourke Street and Swan Street, Raymond Terrace between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by control vessels. 

DIRECTIONS

TfNSW 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 Events 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 

TfNSW Boating Map – 7C 

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the TfNSW Info line on 131 236

MARINE NOTICE NH2073

 

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