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IC/Petrol boats
« on: November 14, 2013, 09:15:54 am »

Could anyone out there please tell me the reason IC & petrol boats are
banned from certain waters and parks.
I know it has something to do with legislation and council bylaws but
up to yet cannot find the specific bylaw that states this fact.

thanks in anticipation



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Re: IC/Petrol boats
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2013, 09:21:41 am »

probably because some polluted by noise
probably because some do not control their control and are dangerous

here's why

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Re: IC/Petrol boats
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2013, 10:27:14 am »

Noise is the main factor and there will be no by-law specific to model boats just the general anti noise laws.

My local park has specific by-laws against any powered boat. which are worded in such a way that it could include yachts ie wind powered.

Other considerations are pollution, scaring/disturbing wildlife and public safety.
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