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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter GPart 100 → Subpart B


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS


Subpart B—First Coast Guard District


Contents
§100.100   Special Local Regulations; Regattas and Boat Races in the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone.
§100.119   Newport-Bermuda Regatta, Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI.
§100.120   Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone.
§100.130   Special Local Regulations; Recurring Annual Marine Events in Sector Boston Captain of the Port Zone.
§100.169   Special Local Regulation; Washburn Board Across the Bay, Lake Superior; Chequamegon Bay, WI.
§100.170   Special Local Regulation; Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival, Lake Superior, Keweenaw Waterway, MI.
§§100.180-100.499   [Reserved]

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§100.100   Special Local Regulations; Regattas and Boat Races in the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone.

(a) The following regulations apply to the marine events listed in the Table to §100.100. These regulations will be enforced for the duration of each event, on or about the dates indicated. Notifications will be made to the local maritime community through all appropriate means such as Local Notice to Mariners or Broadcast Notice to Mariners well in advance of the events. If the event does not have a date listed, then exact dates and times of the enforcement period will be announced through a Notice of Enforcement in the Federal Register. The First Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners can be found at: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/.

(b) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this section:

(1) Designated representative. A “designated representative” is any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard who has been designated by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Sector Long Island Sound (LIS), to act on his or her behalf. The designated representative may be on an official patrol vessel or may be on shore and will communicate with vessels via VHF-FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation.

(2) Official patrol vessels. Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the COTP.

(3) Spectators. All persons and vessels not registered with the event sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels.

(c) Although listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, sponsors of events listed in Table to §100.100 are still required to submit marine event applications in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15. Each application must:

(1) Be submitted no less than 60 days before the date of the proposed event.

(2) If the proposed event does not have a specified date the sponsor shall hold the event during the month it is listed in Table to §100.100.

(3) Any proposed event not being held on the specified date or within the month listed in Table to §100.100 shall be considered a new marine event and the sponsor shall submit a new marine event application in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15 no less than 135 days before the start of the event.

(d) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the regulated areas shall contact the COTP at 203-468-4401 (Sector LIS command center) or the designated representative via VHF channel 16.

(e) Vessels may not transit the regulated areas without the COTP or designated representative approval. Vessels permitted to transit must operate at a no wake speed, in a manner which will not endanger participants or other crafts in the event.

(f) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, or dates and times as modified through the Local Notice to Mariners, unless authorized by COTP or designated representative.

(g) The COTP or designated representative may control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(h) The COTP or designated representative may delay or terminate any marine event in this subpart at any time it is deemed necessary to ensure the safety of life or property.

(i) For all power boat races listed, vessels not participating in this event, swimmers, and personal watercraft of any nature are prohibited from entering or moving within the regulated area unless authorized by the COTP or designated representative. Vessels within the regulated area must be at anchor within a designated spectator area or moored to a waterfront facility in a way that will not interfere with the progress of the event.

Table 1 to §100.100

      
5May
5.1   Harvard-Yale Regatta, Thames River, New London, CT  Date: A single day event in May or June.
  Time: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
     Location: All waters of the Thames River at New London, Connecticut, between the Penn Central Draw Bridge at position 41°2146.94 N, 072°0514.46 W to Bartlett Cove at position 41°2535.9 N, 072°0542.89 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
5.2   Jones Beach Air Show  Date: The Thursday through Sunday before Memorial Day each May.
     Time:
   (1) The “No Entry Area” will be enforced each day from the start of the air show until 30 minutes after it concludes. Exact time will be determined annually.
   (2) The “Slow/No Wake Area” and the “No Southbound Traffic Area” will be enforced each day for six hours after the air show concludes. Exact time will be determined annually.
     Location:
   (1) “No Entry Area”: Waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY, contained within the following described area; beginning at a point on land at position 40°3454 N, 073°3321 W; then east along the shoreline of Jones Beach State Park to a point on land at position 40°3553 N, 073°2848 W; then south to a point in the Atlantic Ocean off of Jones Beach at position 40°3505 N, 073°2834 W; then west to position 40°3315 N, 073°3309 W; then north to the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
   (2) “Slow/No Wake Area”: All navigable waters between Meadowbrook State Parkway and Wantagh State Parkway and contained within the following area. Beginning in position 40°3549.01 N, 73°3233.63 W; then north along the Meadowbrook State Parkway to its intersection with Merrick Road in position 40°3914 N, 73°340.76 W; then east along Merrick Road to its intersection with Wantagh State Parkway in position 40°3951.32 N, 73°3043.36 W; then south along the Wantagh State Parkway to its intersection with Ocean Parkway in position 40°3547.30 N, 073°3029.17 W; then west along Ocean Parkway to its intersection with Meadowbrook State Parkway at the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
   (3) “No Southbound Traffic Area”: All navigable waters of Zach's Bay south of the line connecting a point near the western entrance to Zach's Bay at position 40°3629.20 N, 073°2922.88 W and a point near the eastern entrance of Zach's Bay at position 40°3616.53 N, 073°2857.26 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
6June
6.1   Swim Across America Greenwich  Date: A single day event during June.
  Time: 5:30 a.m. until noon.
     Location: All navigable waters of Stamford Harbor within an area starting at a point in position 41°0132.03 N, 073°338.93 W, then southeast to a point in position 41°0115.01 N, 073°3255.58 W; then southwest to a point in position 41°049.25 N, 073°3320.36 W; then northwest to a point in position 41°058 N, 073°3327 W; then northeast to a point in position 41°115.8 N, 073°339.85 W, then heading north and ending at point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
7July
7.1   Connecticut River Raft Race, Middletown, CT  Date: A single day between the last Saturday in July through first Saturday of August.
  Time: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
     Location: All waters of the Connecticut River near Middletown, CT, between Gildersleeve Island (Marker no. 99) at position 41°3602.13 N, 072°3722.71 W; and Portland Riverside Marina (Marker no. 88) at position 41°3338.3 N, 072°3736.53 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
     Additional Stipulations: Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas unless authorized by COTP or designated representative.
7.2   Dolan Family Fourth Fireworks  Date: A single day event in July.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Locations:
   (1) “No Entry Area”: All waters of Oyster Bay Harbor in Long Island Sound off Oyster Bay, NY, within a 1,000 foot radius of the launch platform in approximate position 40°5342.50 N, 073°3004.30 W (NAD 83).
   (2) “Slow/No Wake Area”: All waters of Oyster Bay Harbor in Long Island Sound off Oyster Bay, NY, contained within the following area; beginning at a point on land in position at 40°5312.43 N, 073°3113.05 W near Moses Point; then east across Oyster Bay Harbor to a point on land in position at 40°5315.12 N, 073°3038.45 W; then north along the shoreline to a point on land in position at 40°5334.43 N, 073°3033.42 W near Cove Point; then east along the shoreline to a point on land in position at 40°5341.67 N, 073°2940.74 W near Cooper Bluff; then south along the shoreline to a point on land in position 40°5305.09 N, 073°2923.32 W near Eel Creek; then east across Cold Spring Harbor to a point on land in position 40°5306.69 N, 073°2819.9 W; then north along the shoreline to a point on land in position 40°5524.09 N, 073°2949.09 W near Whitewood Point; then west across Oyster Bay to a point on land in position 40°555.29 N, 073°3119.47 W near Rocky Point; then south along the shoreline to a point on land in position 40°5404.11 N, 073°3029.18 W near Plum Point; then northwest along the shoreline to a point on land in position 40°5409.06 N, 073°3045.71 W; then southwest along the shoreline to a point on land in position 40°5403.2 N, 073°3101.29 W; and then south along the shoreline back to point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
7.3   Clam Shell Foundation Fireworks  Date: A single day during July.
  Time: To be determined annually.
     Locations:
   (1) “No Entry Area”: All waters of Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton, NY, within a 1,000 foot radius of the launch platform in approximate position 41°0115.49 N, 072°1127.5 W (NAD 83).
   (2) “Northbound Traffic Only Area”: All waters of Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton, NY, contained within the following area; beginning at a point in position at 41°025.05 N, 072°1119.52 W; then southeast to a point on land in position at 41°022.67 N, 072°1117.97 W; then south along shoreline to a point on land in position at 41°0135.26 N, 072°119.56 W; then southeast across channel to a point on land in position at 41°0130.28 N, 072°1052.77 W; then north along the shoreline to a point on land in position at 41°0141.35 N, 072° 1052.57 W; then north across channel to a point on land in position at 41°0144.41 N, 072°1052.23 W near the southern end of Sedge Island; then north along shoreline of Sedge Island to a point on land in position at 41°0156.3 N, 072°1059.37 W, near the northern end of Sedge Island; then northwest across the channel to a point on land in position 41°0156.76 N, 072°110.66 W; then northwest along shoreline to a point on land in position 41°0141.35 N, 072°1052.57 W; then northwest to position at 41°025.92 N, 072°1116.73 W; and then southwest to point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
7.4   Jones Beach State Park Fireworks  Date: A single day event in July.
  Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
     Locations:
   (1) “No Entry Area”: All waters off of Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY, within a 1,000 foot radius of the launch platform in approximate position 40°3456.68 N, 073°3031.19 W (NAD 83).
   (2) “Slow/No Wake Area”: All navigable waters between Meadowbrook State Parkway and Wantagh State Parkway and contained within the following area. Beginning in position at 40°3549.01 N, 073°3233.63 W; then north along the Meadowbrook State Parkway to its intersection with Merrick Road in position at 40°3914 N, 073°340.76 W; then east along Merrick Road to its intersection with Wantagh State Parkway in position at 40°3951.32 N, 073°3043.36 W; then south along the Wantagh State Parkway to its intersection with Ocean Parkway in position at 40°3547.30 N, 073°3029.17 W; then west along Ocean Parkway to its intersection with Meadowbrook State Parkway at the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
   (3) “No Southbound Traffic Area”: All navigable waters of Zach's Bay south of the line connecting a point near the western entrance to Zach's Bay in position at 40°3629.20 N, 073°2922.88 W and a point near the eastern entrance of Zach's Bay in position at 40°3616.53 N, 073°2857.26 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
7.5   Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim  Date: A single day during July.
  Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: Waters of the Great South Bay, NY, within 100 yards of the race course. Starting Point at the Fire Island Lighthouse Dock in position at 40°3801 N, 073°1307 W; then north-by-northwest to a point in position at 40°3852 N, 073°1309 W; then north-by-northwest to a point in position at 40°3940 N, 073°1330 W; then north-by-northwest to a point in position at 40°4030 N, 073°1400 W; and then north-by-northwest, finishing at Gilbert Park, Brightwaters, NY at position 40°4225 N, 073°1452 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
7.6   Aquapalooza, Zach's Bay  Date: A single day during July.
     Time: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
     Location: All navigable waters of Zach's Bay, Wantagh, NY, south of the line connecting a point near the western entrance to Zach's Bay in approximate position 40°3629.20 N, 073°2922.88 W and a point near the eastern entrance of Zach's Bay in approximate position 40°3616.53 N, 073°2857.26 W.
     Additional stipulations: During the enforcement period vessel speed in the regulated area is restricted to no wake speed or 6 knots, whichever is slower. On the day of the event from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. vessels may only transit the regulated area in the northbound direction or outbound direction.
7.7   Fran Schnarr Open Water Championship Swim  Date: A single day during July.
  Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: Waters of Huntington Bay, NY, within 100 yards of the race course. Starting in position at 40°5425.3 N, 073°2427.9 W; then northeast to a position at 40°5432 N, 73°2357.7 W; then northwest to a position at 40°5437.9 N, 073°2357.2 W; then southwest to a position at 40°5433.2 N, 073°2528.1 W; then southeast to a position at 40°5425.5 N, 073°2525.7 W; and then southeast to point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
8August
8.1   Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival  Dates: A two day event in August.
  Time: 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day.
     Regulated area: All waters of the Connecticut River in Hartford, CT, between the Bulkeley Bridge at 41°4610.10 N, 072°3956.13 W and the Wilbur Cross Bridge at 41°4511.67 N, 072°3913.64 W (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
8.2   Swim Across the Sound  Date: A single day during August.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: Waters of Long Island Sound from Port Jefferson, NY, in approximate position 40°5811.71 N, 073°0551.12 W; then northwest to Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT, in approximate position 41°0925.07 N, 073°1247.82 W (NAD 83).
8.3   Stonewall Swim  Date: A single day event in August.
     Time: 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
     Location: All navigable waters of the Great South Bay within a three miles long and half mile wide box connecting Snedecor Avenue in Bayport, NY, to Porgie Walk in Fire Island, NY. Formed by connecting the following points. Beginning at 40°4340.24 N, 073°0341.50 W; then to 40°4340.00 N, 073°0313.40 W; then to 40°4004.13 N, 073°0343.81 W; then to 40°4008.30 N, 073°0317.70 W; and then back to point of origin (NAD 83).
8.4   Island Beach Two Mile Swim  Date: A single day during August.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: All waters of Captain Harbor between Little Captain's Island and Bower's Island that are located within the box formed by connecting four points in the following positions. Beginning at 40°5923.35 N, 073°3642.05 W; then northwest to 40°5951.04 N, 073°3757.32 W; then southwest to 40°5945.17 N, 073°3801.18 W; then southeast to 40°5917.38 N, 073°3645.9 W; then northeast to the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
8.5   Waves of Hope Swim  Date: A single day during August.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: All waters of the Great South Bay off Amityville, NY, shoreward of a line created by connecting the following points. Beginning at a point at 40°3922.38 N, 073°2531.63 W; then south to a point at 40°392.18 N, 073°2531.63 W; then east to a point at 40°392.18 N, 073°243.81 W; then north to a point at 40°3918.27 N, 073°243.81 W; and then west back to point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
8.6   Smith Point Triathlon  Date: A single day event in August.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: All waters of Narrow Bay near Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach, NY, within the area bounded by land along its southern edge and points in position at 40°4414.28 N, 072°5140.68 W; then north to a point at position 40°4420.83 N, 072°5140.68 W; then east to a point at position 40°4420.83 N, 072°5119.73 W; then south to a point at position 40°4414.85 N, 072°5119.73 W; and then southwest along the shoreline back to the point of origin (NAD 83). All positions are approximate.
9September
9.1   Head of the Tomahawk  Date: A single day during September.
     Time: To be determined annually.
     Location: All navigable waters of the Connecticut River off South Glastonbury, CT. Beginning at position 41°4118.88 N; 072°3716.26 W; then downriver along the west bank to a point at position 41°3849.12 N, 072°3732.73 W; then across the Connecticut River to a point at position 41°3849.5 N, 072°3719.55 W; then upriver along the east bank to a point at position 41°4125.82 N, 072°379.08 W; then across the Connecticut River to the point of origin (NAD 83).
     Additional Stipulations: Non-event vessels transiting through the area during the enforcement period are to travel at no wake speeds or 6 knots, whichever is slower and that non-event vessels shall not block or impede the transit of event participants, event safety vessels or official patrol vessels in the regulated area unless authorized by COTP or designated representatives.
10October
10.1   Head of the Riverfront Rowing Regatta, Hartford, CT  Date: A single day event in October.
  Time: 5:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
     Location: All water of the Connecticut River, Hartford, CT, between at point North of Wethersfield Cove at 41°4352.17 N, 072°3840.38 W and the Riverside Boat House 41°4630.98 N, 072°3954.35 W (NAD 83).

[USCG-2008-0384, 77 FR 6956, Feb. 10, 2012, as amended by USCG-2012-1036, 78 FR 31404, May 24, 2013; USCG-2015-0100, 81 FR 31857, May 20, 2016; USCG-2020-0082, 85 FR 38070, June 25, 2020]

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§100.119   Newport-Bermuda Regatta, Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI.

(a) Regulated area. The regulated area includes all waters of Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI, within the following points (NAD 83):

LatitudeLongitude
41°2751 N071°2214 W
41°2724 N071°2157 W
41°2709 N071°2239 W
41°2736 N072°2255 W

In the event that weather conditions prohibit a safe race start within the approach to Newport Harbor, the race will begin offshore and the following regulated area applies (NAD 83):

LatitudeLongitude
41°2604 N071°2216 W
41°2536 N071°2158 W
41°2545 N071°2240 W
41°2549 N071°2256 W

(b) Special local regulations. (1) The Coast Guard patrol commander may delay, modify, or cancel the race as conditions or circumstances require.

(2) No person or vessel may enter, transit, or remain in the regulated area unless participating in the event or unless authorized by the Coast Guard patrol commander.

(3) Vessels encountering emergencies which require transit through the regulated area should contact the Coast Guard patrol commander on VHF Channel 16. In the event of an emergency, the Coast Guard patrol commander may authorize a vessel to transit through the regulated area with a Coast Guard designated escort.

(4) All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard on-scene patrol commander. On-scene patrol personnel may include commissioned, warrant, and petty officers of the U.S. Coast Guard. Upon hearing five or more short blasts from a U.S. Coast Guard vessel, the operator of a vessel shall proceed as directed. Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may also be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation and other applicable laws.

(c) Effective date. This section is in effect biennially on a date and times published in the Local Notice to Mariners.

[CGD01-96-025, 61 FR 32332, June 24, 1996, as amended by USCG-2016-1022, 82 FR 23142, May 22, 2017]

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§100.120   Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone.

The regulations in this section apply to the marine events listed in table 1 of this section. The regulations in this section will be enforced for the duration of each event, on or about the dates indicated. Actual notice of the exact dates and times of the effective period of the regulations with respect to each event, the geographical area, and details concerning the nature of the event and the number of participants and type(s) of vessels involved will be published in a Local Notices to Mariners and broadcast over VHF-FM radio. First Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners can be found at: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/. Although listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, sponsors of events listed in table 1 of this section are still required to submit marine event applications in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15.

(a) The following definitions apply to this section:

(1) Designated Representative. A “Designated Representative” is any Coast Guard Commissioned, Warrant or Petty Officer who has been designated by the Captain of the Port, Sector Northern New England (COTP), to act on his or her behalf. The Designated Representative may be on an official patrol vessel or may be on shore and will communicate with vessels via VHF-FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation.

(2) Official patrol vessels. Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the COTP.

(3) Spectators. All persons and vessels not registered with the event sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels.

(b) Vessels may not transit the regulated areas without the COTP or Designated Representative approval. Vessels permitted to transit must operate at a no wake speed, in a manner which will not endanger participants or other crafts in the event.

(c) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the regulated areas shall contact the COTP or the Designated Representative via VHF channel 16 or (207) 741-5465 (Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Command Center) to obtain permission to do so.

(d) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, unless authorized by COTP or Designated Representative.

(e) The COTP or Designated Representative may control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(f) The COTP or Designated Representative may delay or terminate any marine event in this section at any time it is deemed necessary to ensure the safety of life or property.

(g) For all power boat races listed, vessels not participating in this event, swimmers, and personal watercraft of any nature are prohibited from entering or moving within the regulated area unless authorized by the COTP or Designated Representative. Vessels within the regulated area must be at anchor within a designated spectator area or moored to a waterfront facility in a way that will not interfere with the progress of the event.

(h) For all regattas and boat parades listed, spectator vessels operating within the regulated area shall maintain a separation of at least 50 yards from the participants.

(i) For all rowing and paddling boat races listed, vessels not associated with the event shall maintain a separation of at least 50 yards from the participants.

(j) The specific calendar date upon which the listed event falls will be published through a Notice of Enforcement in the Federal Register.

Table 1 to §100.120

      
5.0MAY
5.1   Tall Ships Visiting Portsmouth  Event Type: Regatta and Boat Parade.
     Date: A multiday event in May.1
     Time (Approximate): 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire, in the vicinity of Castle Island within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°0311 N, 070°4226 W.
   43°0318 N, 070°4151 W.
   43°0442 N, 070°4211 W.
   43°0428 N, 070°4412 W.
   43°0536 N, 070°4556 W.
   43°0529 N, 070°4609 W.
   43°0419 N, 070°4416 W.
   43°0422 N, 070°4233 W.
6.0JUNE
6.1   Charlie Begin Memorial Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in June.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in the vicinity of John's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°5004 N, 069°3837 W.
   43°5054 N, 069°3806 W.
   43°5049 N, 069°3750 W.
   43°5000 N, 069°3820 W.
6.2   Rockland Harbor Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in June.1
     Time (Approximate): 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Rockland Harbor, Maine, in the vicinity of the Rockland Breakwater Light within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°0559 N, 069°0453 W.
   44°0643 N, 069°0525 W.
   44°0650 N, 069°0505 W.
   44°0605 N, 069°0434 W.
6.3   Gathering of the Fleet  Event Type: Tall Ship Parade.
     Date: A one-day event in June.1
     Time (Approximate): 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in the vicinity of Tumbler's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°5102 N, 069°3733 W.
   43°5047 N, 069°3731 W.
   43°5023 N, 069°3757 W.
   43°5001 N, 069°3745 W.
   43°5001 N, 069°3831 W.
   43°5025 N, 069°3825 W.
   43°5049 N, 069°3745 W.
6.4   Bass Harbor Blessing of the Fleet Lobster Boat Race  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in June.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Bass Harbor, Maine, in the vicinity of Lopaus Point within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°1328 N, 068°2159 W.
   44°1320 N, 068°2140 W.
   44°1405 N, 068°2055 W.
   44°1412 N, 068°2114 W.
6.5   Portland's Tallship Parade of Ships Event  Event Type: Regatta and Boat Parade.
     Date: A multiday event in June/July.1
     Time (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Casco Bay and the Fore River in the vicinity of Portland, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°3744.25 N, 070°1237.64 W.
   43°3828.11 N, 070°1237.64 W.
   43°3908.52 N, 070°1320.17 W.
   43°3928.58 N, 070°1325.24 W.
   43°3907.70 N, 070°1359.62 W.
   43°3855.05 N, 070°1441.91 W.
   43°3900.94 N, 070°1501.55 W.
   43°3945.05 N, 070°1509.11 W.
   43°3938.10 N, 070°1413.03 W.
   43°3904.06 N, 070°1329.75 W.
   43°3757.21 N, 070°1256.69 W.
7.0JULY
7.1   Burlington 3rd of July Air Show  Event Type: Air Show.
     Date: A one-day event held near July 4th.1
     Time (Approximate): 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT, within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°2851 N, 073°1421 W.
   44°2857 N, 073°1341 W.
   44°2805 N, 073°1326 W.
   44°2759 N, 073°1403 W.
7.2   Moosabec Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event held near July 4th.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Jonesport, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°3121 N, 067°3644 W.
   44°3136 N, 067°3647 W.
   44°3144 N, 067°3536 W.
   44°3129 N, 067°3533 W.
7.3   Stonington Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in July.1
     Time (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Stonington, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°0906 N, 068°3908 W.
   44°0860 N, 068°4005 W.
   44°0906 N, 068°4005 W.
   44°0912 N, 068°3908 W.
7.4   The Challenge Race  Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in July.1
     Time (Approximate): 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Lake Champlain in the vicinity of Button Bay State Park within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°1225 N, 073°2232 W.
   44°1200 N, 073°2142 W.
   44°1219 N, 073°2125 W.
   44°1316 N, 073°2136 W.
7.5   Friendship Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in July.1
     Time (Approximate): 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Friendship Harbor, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°5751 N, 069°2046 W.
   43°5814 N, 069°1953 W.
   43°5819 N, 069°2001 W.
   43°5800 N, 069°2046 W.
7.6   Harpswell Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event during in July.1
     Time (Approximate): 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Potts Harbor, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°4414 N, 070°0214 W.
   43°4431 N, 070°0147 W.
   43°4427 N, 070°0140 W.
   43°4410 N, 070°0208 W.
8.0AUGUST
8.1   Eggemoggin Reach Regatta  Event Type: Wooden Boat Parade.
     Date: A one-day event on a Saturday between the 15th of July and the 15th of August.1
     Time (Approximate): 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Eggemoggin Reach, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°1422 N, 068°3626 W.
   44°1358 N, 068°3516 W.
   44°1424 N, 068°3424 W.
   44°1450 N, 068°3504 W.
   44°1454 N, 068°3538 W.
   44°1457 N, 068°3424 W.
8.2   Winter Harbor Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Winter Harbor, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°2206 N, 068°0513 W.
   44°2306 N, 068°0508 W.
   44°2304 N, 068°0437 W.
   44°2205 N, 068°0444 W.
8.3   Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival  Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
     Date: A multiday day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Burlington Bay within the following points (NAD 83):
   44°2849 N, 073°1322 W.
   44°2841 N, 073°1336 W.
   44°2828 N, 073°1331 W.
   44°2838 N, 073°1318 W.
8.4   Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Pemaquid Harbor, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°5216 N, 069°3210 W.
   43°5241 N, 069°3143 W.
   43°5235 N, 069°3129 W.
   43°5209 N, 069°3156 W.
8.5   Multiple Sclerosis Regatta  Event Type: Regatta and Sailboat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area for the start of the race includes all waters of Casco Bay, Maine, in the vicinity of Peaks Island within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°4025 N, 070°1421 W.
   43°4036 N, 070°1356 W.
   43°3958 N, 070°1321 W.
   43°3946 N, 070°1351 W.
8.6   Multiple Sclerosis Harborfest Lobster Boat/Tugboat Races  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Portland Harbor, Maine, in the vicinity of Maine State Pier within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°4009 N, 070°1341 W.
   43°4003 N, 070°1331 W.
   43°3937 N, 070°1401 W.
   43°3942 N, 070°1411 W.
8.7   Long Island Lobster Boat Race  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Casco Bay, Maine, in the vicinity of Great Ledge Cove and Dorseys Cove off the north west coast of Long Island, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°4159 N, 070°0859 W.
   43°4204 N, 070°0910 W.
   43°4141 N, 070°0938 W.
   43°4136 N, 070°0930 W.
8.8   Eastport Pirates Festival Invasion of Lubec Lobster Boat Race  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Date: A one-day event in August.1
     Time (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
     Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Johnson Bay, Maine, within the following points (NAD 83):
   43°4159 N, 070°0859 W.
   43°4204 N, 070°0910 W.
   43°4141 N, 070°0938 W.
   43°4136 N, 070°0930 W.

1Date subject to change. Exact date will be posted in Notice of Enforcement and Local Notice to Mariners.

[USCG-2019-0951, 85 FR 31365, May 26, 2020]

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§100.130   Special Local Regulations; Recurring Annual Marine Events in Sector Boston Captain of the Port Zone.

This section applies to the marine events listed in Table 1 of this section. The regulations in this section will be enforced for the duration of each event, on or about the dates indicated in Table 1 of this section. Annual notice of the exact dates and times of the effective period of the regulations in this section with respect to each event, the geographical description of each regulated area, and details concerning the nature of the event and the number of participants and type(s) of vessels involved will be provided to the local maritime community through the Local Notice to Mariners and/or Broadcast Notice to Mariners well in advance of the events. If the event does not have a date listed, then the exact dates and times of the enforcement will be announced through a Notice of Enforcement in the Federal Register. Mariners should consult the Federal Register or their LNM to remain apprised of minor schedule or event changes. First Coast Guard District LNM can be found at: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/. The Sector Boston Marine Events schedule can also be viewed electronically at http://www.homeport.uscg.mil. Although listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, sponsors of events listed in Table 1 of this section are still required to submit a marine event permit application in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15.

(a) The Coast Guard may patrol each event area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander (PATCOM). PATCOM may be contacted on Channel 16 VHF-FM (156.8 MHz) by the call sign “PATCOM.” Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the Captain of the Port, Sector Boston.

(b) Vessels may not transit the regulated areas without PATCOM approval. Vessels permitted to transit must operate at a no wake speed, in a manner which will not endanger participants or other crafts in the event.

(c) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, or dates and times as modified through LNM, unless authorized by an official patrol vessel.

(d) PATCOM may control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(e) PATCOM may delay or terminate any marine event in this subpart at any time it is deemed necessary to ensure the safety of life or property. Such action may be justified as a result of weather, traffic density, spectator operation or participant behavior.

(f) For all power boat races listed, vessels operating within the regulated area must be at anchor within a designated spectator area or moored to a waterfront facility in a way that will not interfere with the progress of the event.

(g) For all regattas, boat parades, and rowing and paddling boat races, vessels not associated with the event shall maintain a separation of at least 50 yards from the participants.

Table 1

3.0MARCH
3.1   Hull Snow Row  Event Type: Rowing Regatta.
     Sponsor: Hull Lifesaving Museum.
     Date: A one-day event on Saturday during the second weekend of March, as specified in the USCG District 1 Local Notice to Mariners.
     Time: 12:00 pm to 13:00 pm.
     Location: All waters of Hingham Bay, between Windmill Point and Sheep's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
   42°18.3 N, 070°55.8 W.
   42°18.3 N, 070°55.3 W.
   42°16.6 N, 070°54.9 W.
   42°16.6 N, 070°56.0 W.
6.0JUNE
6.1   Sea-Doo Regional Championships  Event Type: PWC Race.
  Sponsor: Toyota.
     Date: A two-day event on Saturday and Sunday during the first weekend of June, as specified in the USCG District 1 Local Notice to Mariners.
     Time: 6:30 am to 5:00 pm daily.
     Location: All waters of the Atlantic Ocean near Salisbury Beach, Salisbury, MA, within a 100-yard radius of the race course site located at position 42°51.5 N, 070°48.5 W (NAD 83).
8.0AUGUST
8.1   Haverhill River Run  Event Type: Power Boat Race.
     Sponsor: Crescent Yacht Club and South Shore Outboard Association.
     Date: A two-day event on Saturday and Sunday during the last weekend of August, as specified in the USCG District 1 Local Notice to Mariners.
     Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
     Location: All waters of the Merrimack River, between the Interstate 495 Highway Bridge, located at position 42°46.1 N, 071°07.2 W (NAD 83), and the Haverhill-Groveland SR97/113 Bridge, located at position 42°45.8 N, 071°02.1 W (NAD 83).

[USCG-2011-0109, 76 FR 69625, Nov. 9, 2011]

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§100.169   Special Local Regulation; Washburn Board Across the Bay, Lake Superior; Chequamegon Bay, WI.

(a) Location. All waters of Chequamegon Bay within 100 yards of either side of an imaginary line beginning in Washburn, WI at position 46°3652 N., 090°5424 W.; thence southwest to position 46°3844 N., 090°5450 W.; thence southeast to position 46°3702 N., 090°5020 W.; and ending southwest at position 46°3612 N., 090°5151 W.

(b) Effective period. This annual event historically occurs within the third or fourth week of July. The COTP, Duluth, will announce enforcement dates via Notice of Enforcement, Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, on-scene designated representatives, or other forms of outreach.

(c) Regulations. Vessels transiting within the regulated area shall travel at a no-wake speed except as may be permitted by the COTP, Duluth or a designated on-scene representative. Additionally, vessels shall yield right-of-way for event participants and event safety craft and shall follow directions given by event representatives during the event.

[USCG-2017-0169, 82 FR 29736, June 30, 2017]

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§100.170   Special Local Regulation; Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival, Lake Superior, Keweenaw Waterway, MI.

(a) Location. All navigable waters of the Keweenaw Waterway beginning at the North Entry at position 47°1403 N., 088°3753 W.; and ending at the Portage Lake Lift Bridge at position 47°0725 N., 088°3426 W.

(b) Effective period. This annual event historically occurs within the first or second week of September. The Captain of the Port Duluth (COTP) will announce enforcement dates via Notice of Enforcement, Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, on-scene designated representatives, or other means of outreach.

(c) Regulations. Vessels transiting within the regulated area shall travel at a no-wake speed except as may be permitted by the COTP or a designated on-scene representative. Additionally, vessels shall yield right-of-way for event participants and event safety craft and shall follow directions given by event representatives during the event.

[USCG-2017-0170, 82 FR 27112, June 14, 2017]

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§§100.180-100.499   [Reserved]

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