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Declaration of boating activity exemption - Moodemere Slalom Classic


Friday 25 January, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Parks Victoria as the declared waterway manager for Lake Moodemere, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Moodemere Waterski Club, persons and vessels involved in the Moodemere Slalom Classic are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) –  5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water –  for masters of towing vessel and rescue vessels
  2. Clause 3(b) – 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure – for masters of towing vessel and rescue vessels

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 129.1 – Area prohibited to vessels near the boat ramp
  2. Clause 129.5 – A person must not operate a vessel equipped with engines used for propulsion in the exclusive use and special purpose area at a speed exceeding 5 knots or for a continuous period of more than 15 minutes if there is another vessel waiting to operate – for masters of towing vessel and rescue vessels.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  1. Occupants of all powered boats involved in the event (including rescue boats and umpire boats) are wearing a PFD at all times.
  2. The exemptions apply from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm Friday 15 to Sunday 17 February 2019 provided that the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Event Application and associated documents are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated:

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Parks Victoria as the declared waterway manager for Lake Moodemere hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Moodemere Slalom Classic are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of Lake Moodemere 180 meters north of the boat ramp to an area delineated by yellow buoys at Picnic Point.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm Friday 15 to Sunday 17 February 2019.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated: