DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION
For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Black
Rock Yacht Club, persons and vessels involved in the Bows
10km swim are exempt from the following
Rules made under the Marine Act 1988
Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within
50 metres of a person in the water
Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within
50 metres of another vessel
Clause 4(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within
200 metres of the water’s edge
4. Clause 1.1.7 of Schedule 1 – 5 knot speed
restrictions - NE Port Phillip within 200 metres of the water’s edge
1.1.9(i) of Schedule 1 – areas prohibited to vessels at Half Moon Bay
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
of rescue vessels are only exempt from item 1 to 4 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 safety on shore.
Masters of all vessels are only exempt from item
5 for the duration of the event.
on vessels involved with the event must wear a personal floatation device at
all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety
exemptions apply from 7.00am
to 11.00am on Sunday 8th January 2023 and back up date of 15th
to persons and
vessels participating in the BOWS 10km swim within the waters of Half Moon Bay.
exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed
in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.
By Order of Parks Victoria