Navigation Restriction - Tweed River, Fingal to Murwillumbah
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Tweed River, Fingal to Murwillumbah
12 midday to 4pm - Saturday 31 July 2021
7.30am to 1.30pm - Sunday 1 August 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 Tweed River, from Stotts Island to the Condong Bridge between midday and 4pm on Saturday 31 July, and from Fingal to Murwillumbah between 7.30am and 1.30pm on Sunday 1 August 2021.
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 Fingal to Murwillumbah between the above times on the above dates. The Area 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 Map –1A
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the local Boating Safety Officer, Transport for NSW on phone: 131 236
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