Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 06 January 2023 Australia – Victoria

6 January 2023

No. 007(T) - 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

Black Rock

Half Moon Bay – BOWS 10km Swim Event - Black Rock Yacht Club


Sunday 08th January 2023 between 07:00hrs and 11:00hrs


Mariners are advised of an open water swim event during the times nominated above.
The event will occur off the beach in a set aside area which is bounded by the shore and the following approximate locations (WGS84):
1. 37°57.860’S, 145°0.495’E 2. 37°58.150’S, 145°0.617’E
3. 37°57.855’S, 145°0.583’E
The event course will be delineated by marker buoys and patrolled by event officials.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the event and observe signage and directions from event officials.

Relevant Law:

The set aside area has been established under the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015. Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the event officials and Parks Victoria officers.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155

Further Notice:

This Notice is self-cancelling. No further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact the Event organiser on 0416 112 288.

Peter Kemp

Acting Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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