Notices to Mariners

M23-17 St Ayles Skiff Regatta – Huon River, Franklin

Notice No.

A Rowing Regatta will be held on the Huon River at Franklin on Saturday, 18 February 2017 from 10.00am – 6.30pm and on Sunday, 19 February 2017 from 9.00am – 4.30pm.

This part of the river will have limited access for other boating pursuits.  Boat owners will have restricted access to the boat ramp at Franklin and may not enter the rowing restricted area during these times.  The restricted area is the course and 500 metres either side of the course. The course is 500m upstream from the Huon Rowing Club and 500m downstream. Boat owners must follow directions of rowing officials.

A public boat ramp is available at Shipwrights Point south of Franklin and at Huonville north of Franklin.

A Parade of Boats will be held on the Huon River between Huonville and Franklin on Friday, 17 February, from 4.00pm – 5.30pm – departing from Coolstore Road Public Jetty, Huonville to 500 metres upstream of Huon Rowing Club.

Mariners are advised that in accordance with Regulation 71 of the Marine and Safety (Pilotage and Navigation) Regulations 2007, they should not navigate in a manner that will affect proceedings.