Marine Board (Control Over Marine Traffic) Notice 1998

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Marine Board (Control Over Marine Traffic) Notice 1998
MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARINE TRAFFIC) NOTICE
1998

1989 Revision 1

BR 61/1998

MARINE BOARD ACT 1962

1962 : 30

MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARINE TRAFFIC) NOTICE
1998

The Minister in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by
section 10(1)(a) and (b) of the Marine Board Act 1962, gives the following
Notice:

Citation
1 This Notice may be cited as the Marine Board (Control Over
Marine Traffic) Notice 1998.

Closure of certain sea passages
2 The sea passages specified below will be closed to normal marine
traffic on Sunday 16 August 1998 during the Annual Round-the-Island
Power Boat Race ("the Race") between the times specified, that is to say—

(a) the passage between the pylons at the entrance to Ferry
Reach, from 1:50 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m.
to 3:30 p.m.;

(b) the passage between Hinson's Island and the Paget
shoreline, from 2:10 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.; and

(c) the passage between Five Star Island and the
Southampton shoreline, from 2:20 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARINE TRAFFIC) NOTICE
1998

2 1989 Revision

Course of the Race
3 (1) The course for the Race will be as follows—

from Ferry Reach to North Shore to Two Rock Passage to
Hamilton Harbour to Granaway Deep to Port Royal Bay to
Great Sound to Commissioner's Point to South Shore as far
as St. David's Head to St. Catherine's Point to North Shore
and thence to Ferry Reach.

(2) The passages referred to in paragraph 2 and the course
referred to in subparagraph (1) of this paragraph will be patrolled by the
Marine Police and all mariners, pilots and boatmen are required to
exercise extreme caution when navigating in the proximity of the course
for the Race particularly in the vicinity of Ferry Reach, Two Rock Passage
and White's Island in Hamilton Harbour.

Speed limits not to apply
4 The speed limits fixed by paragraph 2 of the Marine Board
(Declaration of Speed Limits for Boats) (Mariners) Notice 1993 shall not
apply to persons and boats participating in the Race.

Postponement of Race
5 In the event that, due to inclement weather, the Race is
postponed until Sunday 23 August 1998 the sea passages referred to in
this Notice will be closed, and the provisions of this Notice shall in all
respects apply to the Race held on that date.