Covid 19

COVID 19 – UPDATE

IWC endeavours to keep it’s members up to date with the latest information relating to windsurfing and the COVID19 restrictions.

UPDATED INFORMATION-

From 11:59 pm on Tuesday 27 July 2021, restrictions have changed:

  • There are no restrictions on the reasons to leave home but staying COVIDSafe remains important.
  • There are no restrictions on travelling across the state or to regional Victoria.
  • Face masks are mandatory indoors and outdoors. You do not need to wear a mask in your own home, or if a lawful exception applies.
  • If you have any symptoms, no matter how mild you should get tested for COVID-19.

Social gatherings

  • You can see friends and family outdoors in a public place in a group of up to 10 people. A public place is an area accessible by members of the public like a park or the beach. It does not include your backyard at home.

Sport and recreation

  • Community sport is open for all ages, including training and competition. This includes contact and non-contact sport. The minimum number of participants (players, coaches, referees, officials and carers/parents) needed to train or compete are permitted to attend.
  • Indoor and outdoor physical recreation is open, including gyms, with density requirements of 1 person per 4 sqm, and no more than 100 people per indoor space and 300 people per outdoor space.
  • Class and group sizes may be up to 10 people, plus people required to conduct the activity (such as a trainer running a gym class).
  • Physical recreational facilities are required to have a COVID Check-In Marshal monitoring patrons checking in using the Service Victoria app.
  • Equipment must be cleaned between users. You must wear a face mask at all times, except when you are strenuously exercising and you are out of breath, or of another exception applies.
  • Operational food and drink facilities within a sport or recreation facility must comply with the density requirement of 1 person per 4sqm and a maximum of 100 people.

Face masks

  • Face masks must be carried at all times and must be worn indoors and outdoors.
  • You do not need to wear a mask in your own home, the home of your intimate partner or if a lawful exception applies.

Coronavirus Boating And Fishing Update – Wednesday, 28 July 2021

From 11.59pm on Tuesday, 27 July restrictions across Victoria have eased.

There are no longer only five reasons to leave home and time and distance limits no longer apply.

Recreational boating and fishing are permitted in groups of up to 10 people and face masks must be worn whenever you leave home unless a lawful exemption applies.

It’s essential to regularly check the list of exposure sites and get tested if you have even the mildest of symptoms.

To stay up to date with the latest advice, please visit:
DHHS
https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

or Maritime Safety-
https://transportsafety.vic.gov.au/maritime-safety/newsroom/boating-covid-message

Please stay safe, and we’ll see you back on the water soon!