OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION
For the purposes of
boating activity conducted by Strathcona Girls Grammar, persons and vessels
involved in the 2023 Strathcona Rowing Regatta “The Strathy Regatta” are exempt
from the following requirements:
State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988
Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres
of another vessel
Clause 3(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50
metres of the water’s edge
Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50
metres of a fixed or floating structure
Clause 4.1 of Schedule 4 – 5 knot speed restriction on waters of the Maribyrnong
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
· Masters of competing vessels are
only exempt from items 1 to 4 when competing in the event.
· Occupants of powered vessels
involved with the event must wear a lifejacket at all times during the event.
· The event is operating under the
auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management
Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of Exemption Notice 1 made under the
Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not
carry or wear a lifejacket.
The exemptions apply from 8:30am to 2:00pm on Saturday 9
December 2023 within the event waters of the Maribyrnong River between Holmes
Road and Maribyrnong Road.
exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings
detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered