Navigation Restriction - Fingal Bay Beach, Fingal Bay
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Fingal Bay Beach, Fingal Bay.
The 2021 Australian IRB and Interstate Championships
8:00am to 4:30pm – Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 September 2021
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held at Fingal Bay Beach, adjacent to the Fingal Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Fingal Bay between 8:00am and 4:30pm from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 September 2021.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Surf Life Saving Australia Limited to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Fingal Bay, adjacent to the Fingal Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Fingal Bay between the above times and on the above dates.
The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by control vessels.
TfNSW advise 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
TfNSW Boating Map – 7A
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact TfNSW on phone: 13 12 36
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