Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

08 December 2023 Australia – Victoria

8 December 2023

No. 508(T)-2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Eastern Beach – Open Water Swim Event


Saturday 9 December 2023 between 0700hrs and 130hrs.


Mariners are advised of the Victorian Open Water Championships swim events at Eastern Beach, Geelong during the times nominated above.
A set aside will exist around the competition area and races will occur in the vicinity of the Eastern Beach Promenade Swimming Enclosure (Baths), as marked by buoys at the following approximate locations (WGS84):
1. 38°8.761’S, 144°22.326’E 2. 38°8.556’S, 144°22.837’E
3. 38°8.364’S, 144°22.832’E 3. 38°8.548’S, 144°22.245’E
Mariners are prohibited from entering the set aside area during the date and times nominated above and are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the declared set aside area where swimmers will be.

Relevant Law:

The set aside has been established under Regulation 11(1)(2) of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015. Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the event participants and Parks Victoria officers.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 157 AU5GEX01, AU439144.

Further Notice:

This Notice is self-cancelling. No further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact the Event organiser on 0497 396 706.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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