Notice to Mariners No.3 of 2011
Waterford Estuary, Chart No. 2046
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users and seafarers.
SPECTATOR CRAFT DIRECTIONS
TALL SHIPS EVENT
The attention of all people in boats on the water is drawn to the requirements of the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea, in particular,
Rule No 2 – Responsibility,
Rule No 5 – Proper Lookout,
Rule No 6 – Safe Speed and
Rule No 9 – Narrow Channels.
Attention is also drawn to the requirements under Irish Law in relation to wearing of lifejackets, alcohol usage and age of those in charge of vessels.
Restrictions on Vessel movement in way of City Centre Quays, exclusion zones, instructions and recommended anchorages for visiting vessels are fully laid out on the following websites www.waterfordtallshipsrace.ie
All vessels must comply and follow directions given to them by stewards and officials at all times. Failure to do so may result in prosecution.
All passenger vessels must comply and hold a valid Passenger boat licence and a licence to trade issued by the Port of Waterford Company.
Note: There is no landing or berthing facility available in the event area from Rice Bridge to Adelphi Quay for private craft.
Captain Darren Doyle,
Port of Waterford Company,