Notices to Mariners

M026-19 Wooden Boat Festival

Notice No.

Mariners are advised the 2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival will be conducted in Sullivans Cove between Friday, 8 February and Monday, 11 February.  During the Festival there will be on-water activities in the area involving craft of a variety of sizes.

Mariners are requested to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the festival and to follow the directions of event organisers in relation to berthing operations within the event during this time.

On water activities will include two Parades of Sail which will take place as follows:

  1. On Friday, 8 February vessels will assemble off John Garrow Light (42 degrees 54.9’ South / 147 degrees 21.99’ East) at approximately 12.00 pm and sail to Sullivan’s Cove, completing the sail past around 1.30 pm.
  2. On Monday, 11 February vessels will assemble off Sullivan’s Cove at 3.00 pm, sail to a point south of the Tasman Bridge and then past the Regatta Ground before dispersing.

Vessels not registered as part of the event are requested to avoid these Parades of Sail.