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Marine Board (Control Over Maritime Traffic) (No. 3) Notice 2009
MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARITIME TRAFFIC) (NO.
3) NOTICE 2009



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BR 49/2009

MARINE BOARD ACT 1962

1962 : 30

MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARITIME TRAFFIC)

(NO. 3) NOTICE 2009

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

1 Citation

2 Round-the-Island Boat

Race

3 Closure of certain sea

passages

4 Course for Race

5 Patrol of course

6 Speed limits not to apply

7 Postponement of Race



The Minister responsible for Marine and Ports Services, in

exercise of the powers conferred by section 10(1)(a), (aa) 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

Maritime Traffic) (No. 3) Notice 2009.

Round-the-Island Boat Race

2 Subject to paragraph 7 the Round-the-Island Boat Race will take

place on Sunday, 9 August 2009.

Closure of certain sea passages

3 The sea passages specified in this paragraph will be closed to

normal marine traffic during the Race between the times specified

(a) the passage between the pylons at the entrance to Ferry

Reach

from 12:00 noon to 3:30 p.m.;

MARINE BOARD (CONTROL OVER MARITIME TRAFFIC) (NO.
3) NOTICE 2009



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(b) the passage between Hinson's Island and the Paget

shoreline

from 12:15 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.; and

(c) the passage between Five-Star Island and the

Southampton shoreline

from 12:20 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Course for Race

4 The course for the Race will be 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.

Patrol of course

5 The passages and course referred to in this Notice will be

patrolled by Marine Police and Marshall boats 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

6 The speed limits fixed by the Marine Board (Declaration of Speed

Limits for Boats) (Mariners) Notice 2001 shall not apply to persons and

boats participating in the Race.

Postponement of Race

7 In the event that, due to inclement weather, the Race is

postponed until Sunday, 16 August 2009, Sunday 23 August 2009, or

Sunday 30 August 2009 this Notice shall in all respects apply to the

Race held on that date.



Made this 23rd day of July, 2009







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