Notices to Mariners

M018-20 Royal Hobart Regatta – Fireworks

Notice No.

A fireworks display will be conducted from the Southern-most Regatta Jetty (42° 52.577’S/147° 20.337’E) and the end of Macquarie Wharf (42° 52.608’S /147° 20.415’E) on Sunday, 9 February between 2100 – 2130 hours. A prohibited area is declared for non-authorised boats within a two hundred (200) metre radius from 1900 hours to 2200 hours. The perimeter of this area will be identified by floating buoys.

 Regulation 71 of the Marine and Safety (Pilotage and Navigation) Regulations 2017 provides for the declaration of a specified area, including one surrounding a vessel at anchor, to be a prohibited area for other vessels or persons.  A police officer may intercept and remove to a place of safety any vessel or person in a prohibited area.