DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION
For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Footscray
Canoe Club, persons and vessels involved in the Salty TK & Rec Challenge
2022 are exempt from the following requirements:
State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988
1. Clause 2(c)
– must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water.
2. Clause 2(c)
– must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel.
3. Clause 3(a)
– must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of the water’s edge.
4. Clause 3(b)
– must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.
Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 /
Marine Act 1988
5. Clause 4.1 of
Schedule 4 – 5 knot speed restriction on the Maribyrnong River
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
Masters of rescue vessels are only exempt from 1
to 5 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress,
provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of
Competitors are only exempt from 2 to 5 when
competing in the event.
All occupants of vessels involved with the event
must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels
must have all prescribed safety equipment.
The exemptions apply from 7.00am to 4.30pm on
The exemptions apply provided the stated safety
controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated
documentation are adhered to.