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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter GPart 100 → Subpart G


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


Subpart G—Eleventh Coast Guard District


Contents
§100.1100   [Reserved]
§100.1101   Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone.
§100.1102   Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona).
§100.1103   Northern California and Lake Tahoe area annual marine events.
§100.1104   Southern California Annual Marine Events for the Los Angeles Long Beach Captain of the Port Zone.
§100.1105   San Francisco Bay Navy Fleetweek Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration.
§100.1106   Special Local Regulation; Mavericks Surf Competition.
§§100.1150-100.1299   [Reserved]

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§100.1100   [Reserved]

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§100.1101   Southern California Annual Marine Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone.

(a) General. Special local regulations are established for the events listed in Table 1 of this section. Notice of implementation of these special local regulations will be made by publication in the Federal Register 30 days prior to the event for those events without specific dates. In all cases, further information on exact dates, times, and other details concerning the number and type of participants and an exact geographical description of the areas are published by the Eleventh Coast Guard District in the Local Notice to Mariners at least 20 days prior to each event. To be placed on the mailing list for Local Notice to Mariners contact: Commander (dpw), Eleventh Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Island, Building 50-2, Alameda, CA 94501-5100. Note: Sponsors of events listed in Table 1 of this section must submit an application each year in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15 to the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander no less than 60 days before the start of the proposed event. Sponsors are informed that ample lead time is required to inform all Federal, state, local agencies, and/or other interested parties and to provide the sponsor the best support to ensure the safety of life and property.

(b) Special local regulations. All persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or as official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard or other vessel assigned or approved by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander to patrol each event.

(1) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.

(2) When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, any spectator located within a regulated area during all applicable effective dates and times shall come to an immediate stop.

(3) The Patrol Commander (PATCOM) is empowered to control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area or to restrict vessels from entering the regulated area. The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander; will be a U.S. Coast Guard commissioned officer, warrant officer, or petty officer to act as the Sector Commander's official representative; and will be located aboard the lead official patrol vessel. As the Sector Commander's representative, the PATCOM may terminate the event any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property. PATCOM may be reached on VHF-FM Channel 13 (156.65MHz) or 16 (156.8MHz) when required, by the call sign “PATCOM.”

(4) The Patrol Commander may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

(5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, state, or local agencies.

Table 1 to §100.1101

[All coordinates referenced use datum NAD 83]

1. San Diego Fall Classic
SponsorSan Diego Rowing Club.
Event DescriptionCompetitive rowing race.
DateSunday in November.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Mission Bay to include South Pacific Passage, Fiesta Bay, and the waters around Vacation Isle.
2. California Half Ironman Triathlon
SponsorWorld Triathlon Corporation.
Event DescriptionSwimming Portion of Triathlon Race.
DateSaturday in late March or early April.
LocationOceanside Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Oceanside Harbor, CA, including the entrance channel.
3. San Diego Crew Classic
SponsorSan Diego Crew Classic.
Event DescriptionCompetitive rowing race.
DateFirst Saturday and Sunday in April.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Mission Bay to include South Pacific Passage, Fiesta Bay, and the waters around Vacation Isle.
4. Dutch Shoe Regatta
SponsorSan Diego Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionSailboat Race.
DateFriday in late July.
LocationSan Diego Bay, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of San Diego Bay, CA, from Shelter Island to Glorietta Bay.
5. San Diego Parade of Lights
SponsorSan Diego Bay Parade of Lights.
Event DescriptionBoat Parade.
DateTwo Sunday nights in December.
LocationSan Diego Bay, CA.
Regulated AreaA pre-determined course in the northern portion of the San Diego Main Ship Channel from Shelter Island Basin, past the Embarcadero, crossing the federal navigable channel and ending off of Coronado Island.
6. Mission Bay Parade of Lights
SponsorMission Bay Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionBoat Parade.
DateDecember.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaMission Bay, the Main Entrance Channel, Sail Bay, and Fiesta Bay.
7. San Diego Sharkfest Swim
SponsorEnviro-Sports Productions Inc.
Event DescriptionSwim race.
DateSaturday in September or October.
LocationSan Diego Bay, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of San Diego Bay, CA, from Seaport Village to Coronado Ferry Landing.
8. San Diego TriRock Triathalon
SponsorCompetitor Group Inc.
Event DescriptionSwim race.
DateSaturday in September.
LocationSan Diego Bay, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of San Diego Bay, CA, off the East Basin of Embarcadero Park.
9. San Diego Bayfair
SponsorThunderboats Unlimited Inc.
Event DescriptionProfessional High-speed powerboat race, closed course.
DateSecond or third weekend in September (Friday thru Sunday).
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Mission Bay to include Fiesta Bay, the east side of Vacation Isle, and Crown Point shores.
10. Oceanside Harbor Days Tiki Swim
SponsorCity of Oceanside.
Event DescriptionSwim race.
DateSaturday in late September or early October.
LocationOceanside Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Oceanside Harbor, CA, including the entrance channel.
11. U.S. Open Ski Racing Nationals
SponsorNational Water-ski Race Association.
Event DescriptionProfessional High-speed water ski powerboat race, closed course.
DateOne weekend in October.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Mission Bay to include Fiesta Bay, the east side of Vacation Isle.
12. San Diego Maritime Museum Tall Ship Festival of Sail
SponsorSan Diego Maritime Museum.
Event DescriptionTall ship festival.
DateAnnually over a weekend in September (3 day event).
LocationSan Diego Bay, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of San Diego Bay Harbor.
13. Hanohano Ocean Challenge
SponsorHanohano Outrigger Canoe Club.
Event DescriptionOutrigger canoes and kayak race.
DateSaturday in January.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaMission Bay, the Main Entrance Channel, Bonita Cove, South Shores Cove.
14. Crystal Pier Outrigger Race
SponsorHanohano Outrigger Canoe Club.
Event DescriptionOutrigger canoe race.
DateSaturday in May.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaMission Bay, the Main Entrance Channel, Sail Bay, Fiesta Bay, South Shore Channel, and waters adjacent to Crown Point Beach Park.
15. San Diego Ho`olaule`a and Keiki Heihei Wa`a Stand Up For the Kids Race
SponsorNa Koa Kai Canoe Club.
Event DescriptionOutrigger Canoe and Stand Up Paddle Board race.
DateWeekend in May.
LocationMission Bay, San Diego, CA.
Regulated AreaMission Bay, De Anza Cove, and North Pacific Passage.

[USCG-2013-0361, 79 FR 6459, Feb. 4, 2014, as amended by USCG-2018-0533, 85 FR 8172, Feb. 13, 2020]

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§100.1102   Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona).

(a) General. Special local regulations are established for the events listed in Table 1 of this section. Notice of implementation of these special local regulations will be made by publication in the Federal Register 30 days prior to the event for those events without specific dates or by Notice to Mariners 20 Days prior to the event for those events listing a period for which a firm date is identifiable. In all cases, further information on exact dates, times, and other details concerning the number and type of participants and an exact geographical description of the areas are published by the Eleventh Coast Guard District in the Local Notice to Mariners at least 20 days prior to each event. To be placed on the mailing list for Local Notice to Mariners contact: Commander (dpw), Eleventh Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Island, Building 50-2, Alameda, CA 94501-5100. Note: Sponsors of events listed in Table 1 of this section must submit an application each year in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15 to the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander no less than 60 days before the start of the proposed event. Sponsors are informed that ample lead time is required to inform all Federal, state, local agencies, and/or other interested parties and to provide the sponsor the best support to ensure the safety of life and property. A Coast Guard-National Park Service agreement exists for both the Glen Canyon and Lake Mead National Recreational Areas; applicants shall contact the cognizant authority for approval of events in these areas.

(b) Special local regulations. All persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or as official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard, other Federal, state or local law enforcement, and any public or sponsor-provided vessels assigned or approved by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander to patrol each event.

(1) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.

(2) When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, any spectator located within a regulated area during all applicable effective dates and times shall come to an immediate stop.

(3) The Patrol Commander (PATCOM) is empowered to control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area or to restrict vessels from entering the regulated area. The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander; will be a U.S. Coast Guard commissioned officer, warrant officer, or petty officer to act as the Sector Commander's official representative; and will be located aboard the lead official patrol vessel. As the Sector Commander's representative, the PATCOM may terminate the event any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property. PATCOM may be reached on VHF-FM Channel 13 (156.65MHz) or 16 (156.8MHz) when required, by the call sign “PATCOM.”

(4) The Patrol Commander may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

(5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, state, or local agencies.

Table 1 to §100.1102

[All coordinates referenced use datum NAD 83.]

1. Lake Havasu Winter Water-Ski Race
SponsorNational Water-ski Racing Association.
Event DescriptionWater-ski races.
DateSaturday and Sunday in late February or early March.
LocationLake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated AreaThat portion of the lower Colorado River on the Arizona side between Thompson Bay and Copper Canyon.
2. Havasu Landing Regatta
SponsorSouthern Outboard Association.
Event DescriptionBoat Races on closed course.
DateSaturday and Sunday in February.
LocationHavasu Lake, CA.
Regulated AreaThat portion of the lower Colorado River on the California side at Havasu Landing Resort and Casino.
3. Parker International Water-Ski Race
SponsorInternational Water-ski Race Association.
Event DescriptionWater-ski Show.
DateSecond Saturday and Sunday in March.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe entire water area of the Colorado River beginning at BlueWater Marina in Parker, AZ, and extending approximately 10 miles to La Paz County Park.
4. Desert Storm
SponsorLake Racer LLC.
Event DescriptionBoat Poker Run and Exhibition Runs.
DateApril weekend (3 day event).
LocationLake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe waters of the lower Colorado River encompassed from the eastern line off of Algoma Pier Head Lighthouse to the Split Rock Lighthouse as the western line, with the following boundaries:
   Eastern Boundary Line: 34°2651 N, 114°2041 W to 34°2717 N, 114°2051 W.
   Western Boundary Line: 34°2718 N, 114°2234 W to 34°2655 N, 114°2259 W.
5. Lake Havasu Grand Prix
SponsorPacific Offshore Powerboat Racing Association (POPRA).
Event DescriptionBoat Races on closed course.
DateApril weekend (2 day event).
LocationLake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe waters of the lower Colorado River encompassed by the following boundaries:
   Boundary one from 34°2744 N, 114°2053 W to 34°2751 N, 114°2043 W.
   Boundary two from 34°2650 N, 114°2041 W to 34°2714 N, 114°2055 W.
   Boundary three from 34°2610 N, 114°1840 W to 34°2550 N, 114°1852 W.
6. BlueWater Resort and Casino Spring Classic
SponsorSouthern California Speedboat Club.
Event DescriptionProfessional High-speed powerboat race, closed course.
DateSaturday and Sunday in April.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe Lake Moovalya area of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ.
7. BlueWater Resort and Casino Southwest Showdown
SponsorArizona Drag Boat Association.
Event DescriptionProfessional High-speed powerboat drag race, on a measured course.
DateSaturday and Sunday in March.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaAdjacent to the BlueWater River Casino, Arizona side of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ.
8. BlueWater Resort and Casino West Coast Nationals
SponsorRPM Racing Enterprises.
Event DescriptionProfessional High-speed powerboat race, closed course.
DateSaturday and Sunday in April.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe Lake Moovalya area of the Colorado River and the portion of the Colorado River adjacent to the BlueWater River Casino, in Parker, AZ.
9. Great Western Tube Float
SponsorCity of Parker, AZ.
Event DescriptionRiver float.
DateOne Saturday in June.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe navigable waters of the Colorado River from Buckskin Mountain State Park to La Paz County Park.
10. IJSBA World Finals
SponsorInternational Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA).
Event DescriptionPersonal Watercraft Race.
DateSecond Saturday through third Sunday of October (10 Days).
LocationLake Havasu City, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe navigable waters of Lake Havasu, AZ in the area known as Crazy Horse Campgrounds.
11. Parker Enduro
SponsorParker Area Chamber of Commerce.
Event DescriptionHydroplane, flatbottom, tunnel, and v-bottom powerboat race.
DateLate October.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaBetween river miles 179 and 185 (between the Roadrunner Resort and Headgate Dam).
12. BlueWater Resort and Casino Thanksgiving Regatta
SponsorSouthern California Speedboat Club.
Event DescriptionBoat Races.
DateThursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Thanksgiving week.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe Lake Moovalya area of the Colorado River and the portion of the Colorado River adjacent to the BlueWater River Casino, in Parker, AZ.
13. Lake Havasu City Boat Parade of Lights
SponsorLondon Bridge Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionBoat parade during which vessels pass by a pre-designated vessel and then transit through the London Bridge Channel.
DateFirst Saturday and Sunday in December.
LocationLake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated AreaA pre-determined course that travels through the waters of North Lake Havasu, London Bridge Channel and Thompson Bay.
14. Mark Hahn Memorial 300 PWC Endurance Race
SponsorDSM Events.
Event Description300 Nautical Mile PWC Race Loop Track.
DateLate February.
LocationLake Havasu City, AZ.
Regulated AreaA 10 mile course on Northern Lake Havasu from London Bridge to North Lake Havasu Landing.
15. Lake Havasu Triathlon
SponsorTucson Racing.
Event DescriptionSwim race.
DateMarch.
LocationLake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated AreaWaters North of London Bridge to waters just north of Crazy Horse Camp Ground.
16. Bullhead City River Regatta
SponsorBullhead City.
Event DescriptionRiver float.
DateOne Saturday in August.
LocationBullhead City, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe navigable waters of the Colorado River from Camp Davis to the Rotary Park.
17. BlueWater Triathlon
SponsorBlue Water Resort & Casino
Event DescriptionSwimming Portion of Triathlon Race.
DateOne Saturday in October.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaThe waters of the Colorado River between river between the BlueWater Resort & Casino Amphitheater and just North of Headgate Rock Dam in Parker, AZ.
18. BlueWater Resort and Casino 300 Enduro
SponsorRPM Racing Enterprises.
Event DescriptionBoat Race.
DateLate October.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaBetween river miles 179 and 185 (between the Roadrunner Resort and Headgate Dam).
19. Another Dam Race
SponsorBlue Water Resort and Casino.
Event DescriptionKayak, surbboard, surfski, stand up paddle board race.
DateA Saturday in November.
LocationParker, AZ.
Regulated AreaBetween river miles 179 and 185 (between the Roadrunner Resort and Headgate Dam).

[USCG-2013-0361, 79 FR 6462, Feb. 4, 2014, as amended by USCG-2020-0217, 85 FR 37341, June 22, 2020]

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§100.1103   Northern California and Lake Tahoe area annual marine events.

(a) General. Special local regulations are established for the events listed in Table 1 of this section. Notice of implementation of these special local regulations will be made by publication in the Federal Register 30 days prior to the event for those events without specific dates or by Notice to Mariners 20 Days prior to the event for those events listing a period for which a firm date is identifiable. In all cases, further information on exact dates, times, and other details concerning the number and type of participants and an exact geographical description of the areas are published by the Eleventh Coast Guard District in the Local Notice to Mariners at least 20 days prior to each event. To be placed on the mailing list for Local Notice to Mariners contact: Commander (dpw), Eleventh Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Island, Building 50-2, Alameda, CA 94501-5100. Note: Sponsors of events listed in Table 1 of this section must submit an application each year as required by 33 CFR part 100, subpart A, to the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander. Sponsors are informed that ample lead time is required to inform all Federal, state, local agencies, and/or other interested parties and to provide the sponsor the best support to ensure the safety of life and property.

(b) Special local regulations. All persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or as official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard; other Federal, state, or local law enforcement; and any public or sponsor-provided vessels assigned or approved by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander to patrol each event.

(1) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.

(2) When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, any spectator located within a regulated area during all applicable effective dates and times shall come to an immediate stop.

(3) The Patrol Commander (PATCOM) is empowered to forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander; will be a U.S. Coast Guard commissioned officer, warrant officer, or petty officer to act as the Sector Commander's official representative; and will be located aboard the lead official patrol vessel. As the Sector Commander's representative, the PATCOM may terminate the event any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property. PATCOM may be reached on VHF-FM Channel 13 (156.65MHz) or 16 (156.8MHz) when required, by the call sign “PATCOM”.

(4) The Patrol Commander may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

(5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, state, or local agencies.

Table 1 to §100.1103

[All coordinates referenced use datum NAD 83]

1. Blessing of the Fleet
SponsorCorinthian Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionBoat parade during which vessels pass by a pre-designated platform or vessel.
DateLast Sunday in April.
LocationSan Francisco Waterfront to South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge.
Regulated AreaThe area between a line drawn from Bluff Point on the southeastern side of Tiburon Peninsula to Point Campbell on the northern edge of Angel Island, and a line drawn from Peninsula Point to the southern edge of Tiburon Peninsula to Point Stuart on the western edge of Angel Island.
2. Opening Day on San Francisco Bay
SponsorPacific Inter-Club Yacht Association and Corinthian Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionBoat parade during which vessels pass by a pre-designated platform or vessel.
DateLast Sunday in April.
LocationSan Francisco, CA waterfront: Crissy Field to Pier 39.
Regulated AreaThe area defined by a line drawn from Fort Point; thence easterly approximately 5,000 yards; thence easterly to the Blossom Rock Bell Buoy; thence westerly to the Northeast corner of Pier 39; thence returning along the shoreline to the point of origin.
   Special Requirements: All vessels entering the regulated area shall follow the parade route established by the sponsor and be capable of maintaining an approximate speed of 6 knots.
   Commercial Vessel Traffic Allowances: The parade will be interrupted, as necessary, to permit the passage of commercial vessel traffic. Commercial traffic must cross the parade route at a no-wake speed and perpendicular to the parade route.
3. Delta Thunder Powerboat Race
SponsorPacific Offshore Power Racing Association.
Event DescriptionProfessional high-speed powerboat race.
DateSecond Saturday, Sunday in September.
LocationOff Pittsburgh, CA in the waters around Winter Island and Brown Island.
Regulated AreaThe water area of Suisun Bay commencing at Simmons Point on Chipps Island; thence southwesterly to Stake Point on the southern shore of Suisun Bay; thence easterly following the southern shoreline of Suisun Bay and New York Slough to New York Slough Buoy 13; thence north-northwesterly to the Northwestern corner of Fraser Shoal; thence northwesterly to the western tip of Chain Island; thence west-northwesterly to the northeast tip of Van Sickle Island; thence following the shoreline of Van Sickle Island and Chipps Island and returning to the point of origin.
4. Pittsburg Seafood Festival Air Show
SponsorCity of Pittsburg, CA.
Event DescriptionPittsburg Seafood Festival Air Show.
DateSecond Saturday, Sunday in September.
LocationOff Pittsburgh, CA in the waters around Winter Island and Brown Island.
Regulated AreaThe water area of Suisun Bay commencing at Simmons Point on Chipps Island; thence southwesterly to Stake Point on the southern shore of Suisun Bay; thence easterly following the southern shoreline of Suisun Bay and New York Slough to New York Slough Buoy 13; thence north-northwesterly to the Northwestern corner of Fraser Shoal; thence northwesterly to the western tip of Chain Island; thence west-northwesterly to the northeast tip of Van Sickle Island; thence following the shoreline of Van Sickle Island and Chipps Island and returning to the point of origin.

[USCG-2009-0558, 76 FR 53334, Aug. 26, 2011, as amended by USCG-2018-0533, 85 FR 8172, Feb. 13, 2020]

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§100.1104   Southern California Annual Marine Events for the Los Angeles Long Beach Captain of the Port Zone.

(a) General. Special local regulations are established for the events listed in Table 1 of this section. Notice of implementation of these special local regulations will be made by publication in the Federal Register 30 days prior to the event for those events without specific dates or by Notice to Mariners 20 Days prior to the event for those events listing a period for which a firm date is identifiable. In all cases, further information on exact dates, times, and other details concerning the number and type of participants and an exact geographical description of the areas are published by the Eleventh Coast Guard District in the Local Notice to Mariners at least 20 days prior to each event. Local Notices to Mariners are available for viewing on the Coast Guard Navigation Center Web site at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=11. Note: Sponsors of events listed in Table 1 of this section must submit an application each year in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15 to the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander no less than 60 days before the start of the proposed event. Sponsors are informed that ample lead time is required to inform all Federal, state, local agencies, and/or other interested parties and to provide the sponsor the best support to ensure the safety of life and property.

(b) Special local regulations. All persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or as official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard; other Federal, state, or local law enforcement; and any public or sponsor-provided vessels assigned or approved by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander to patrol each event.

(1) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.

(2) When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, any spectator located within a regulated area during all applicable effective dates and times shall come to an immediate stop.

(3) The Patrol Commander (PATCOM) is empowered to control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area or to restrict vessels from entering the regulated area. The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the cognizant Coast Guard Sector Commander; will be a U.S. Coast Guard commissioned officer, warrant officer, or petty officer to act as the Sector Commander's official representative; and will be located aboard the lead official patrol vessel. As the Sector Commander's representative, the PATCOM may terminate the event any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property. PATCOM may be reached on VHF-FM Channel 13 (156.65MHz) or 16 (156.8MHz) when required, by the call sign “PATCOM.”

(4) The Patrol Commander may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

(5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, state, or local agencies.

Table 1 to §100.1104

[All coordinates referenced use datum NAD 83.]

1. Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race
SponsorNewport Ocean Sailing Association.
Event DescriptionSailing vessel race; open ocean.
DateFourth Friday in April.
LocationNewport Beach, CA.
Regulated AreaStarting area only. All waters of the Pacific Ocean near Newport Beach, CA bounded by a line starting 33°3518 N, 117°5318 W thence to 33°3454 N, 117°5318 W thence to 33°3454 N, 117°5430 W thence to 33°3518 N, 117°5430 W thence returning to the point of origin.
2. Congressional Cup
SponsorLong Beach Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionCompetitive sailboat race series.
DateAnnually in March.
LocationLong Beach Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Long Beach Harbor surrounded by Island White, Island Freeman, and Island Chaffee. The race area is designated at Congressional Cup Stadium.
3. Transpac
SponsorTranspac Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionCompetitive long distance sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu.
DateBi-annually in early Summer.
LocationLong Beach Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaAll navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor within positions 33°−41.9390N 118°−18.747 W, 34°−41.205 N 118°−18.747 W, 33°−41.205 N 118°−17.553 W, and 33°−41.939 N 118°−17.553 W.
4. Dana Point Tall Ship Festival
SponsorDana Point Marine Institute
Event DescriptionTall ship festival.
DateAnnually in September.
LocationDana Point Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Dana Point Harbor.
5. Morro Bay Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorCity of Morro Bay.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in early December.
LocationMorro Bay Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Morro Bay Harbor.
6. Santa Barbara Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorCity of Santa Barbara.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in early December.
LocationSanta Barbara Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Santa Barbara Harbor.
7. Ventura Harbor Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorVentura Harbor District.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateTwo nights annually in mid December.
LocationVentura Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Ventura Harbor.
8. Channel Islands Harbor Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorChannel Islands Harbor District.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in December.
LocationChannel Islands Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Channel Islands Harbor.
9. Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorLos Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in early December.
LocationMarina del Rey, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Marina del Rey.
10. King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorKing Harbor Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in December.
LocationKing Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of King Harbor.
11. Port of Los Angeles Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorPort of Los Angeles.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in early December.
LocationPort of Los Angeles, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of the Port of Los Angeles.
12. Parade of 1,000 Lights
SponsorShoreline Yacht Club.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in December.
LocationLong Beach Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaQueensway Bay, Rainbow Harbor.
13. Naples Island Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorNaples Island Improvement Association.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateAnnually in December.
LocationNaples Island, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Alamitos Bay.
14. Huntington Harbor Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorHuntington Philharmonic Association.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateTwo nights annually in December.
LocationHuntington Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters and canals of Huntington Harbor.
15. Newport Beach Holiday Boat Parade
SponsorNewport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Event DescriptionHoliday lighted boat parade.
DateFive nights annually in mid December.
LocationNewport Beach Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Newport Beach Harbor.
16. Dana Point Holiday in the Harbor
SponsorDana Point Harbor.
Event DescriptionHoliday festival and lighted boat parade.
Date4 nights annually in December.
LocationDana Point Harbor, CA.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Dana Point Harbor.
17. Catalina Ski Race
SponsorLong Beach Waterski Club.
Event DescriptionCompetitive high speed waterski race.
DateAnnually in July.
LocationLong Beach Harbor, CA, to Santa Catalina Island, CA and back.
Regulated AreaThe waters of Long Beach Harbor bordered by Queens Way Bridge, the Long Beach Breakwater, and the Alamitos Bay West Jetty.

[USCG-2013-0361, 79 FR 6465, Feb. 4, 2014, as amended by USCG-2015-0433, 80 FR 44281, July 27, 2015]

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§100.1105   San Francisco Bay Navy Fleetweek Parade of Ships and Blue Angels Demonstration.

(a) Effective Periods. This section is effective during the U.S. Navy/City of San Francisco Fleetweek Parade of Navy Ships and Navy Blue Angels and other airshow activities held annually in early October, from Thursday through Saturday (with a possible Sunday Blue Angels Flight Demonstration if weather prevents a Saturday performance). Annual notice of the specific effective dates and times of these regulations will be published by the Coast Guard in the Local Notice to Mariners and in the Federal Register. Local Notices to Mariners are available for viewing on the Coast Guard Navigation Center Web site at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=11.

(b) Regulated Areas: The following areas are designated “regulated areas” during the Navy Parade of Ships and Blue Angels' Flight activities.

(1) Regulated Area “Alpha” for Navy Parade of Ships. The waters of San Francisco Bay bounded by a line connecting the following points:

LatitudeLongitude
37°4840 N122°2838 W
37°4910 N122°2841 W
37°4931 N122°2518 W
37°4906 N122°2408 W
37°4753 N122°2242 W
37°4600 N122°2200 W
37°4600 N122°2307 W

and thence along the shore to the point of beginning.

(2) Regulated Area “Bravo” for U.S. Navy Blue Angels Activities. The waters of San Francisco Bay bounded by a line connecting the following points:

LatitudeLongitude
37°4827.5 N122°2404 W
37°4931 N122°2418 W
37°4900 N122°2752 W
37°4819 N122°2740 W

and thence along the pierheads and bulwarks to the point of beginning.

Datum: NAD 83

(c) Regulations: All persons and/or vessels not authorized as participants or official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard, public, state or local law enforcement vessels assigned and/or approved by Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco to patrol the Fleetweek event.

(1) Except for persons or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander, in regulated area “Alpha” no person may enter or remain within 500 yards of any Navy parade vessel. No person or vessel shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the through transit of ship parade participants or official patrol vessels in regulated area “Alpha.”

(2) Except for persons or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander, no person or vessel may enter or remain within regulated area “Bravo.”

(3) When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a person or vessel shall come to an immediate stop. Persons or vessels shall comply with all directions given.

(4) The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, California. The Coast Guard Patrol Commander is empowered to forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated areas.

[CGD11-89-15, 54 FR 39998, Sept. 29, 1989, as amended by CGD11-91-11, 56 FR 51332, Oct. 11, 1991; CGD11-93-009, 58 FR 51242, Oct. 1, 1993; USCG-2006-25556, 72 FR 36327, July 2, 2007; USCG-2012-0459, 77 FR 43164, July 24, 2012; USCG-2015-0433, 80 FR 44281, July 27, 2015]

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§100.1106   Special Local Regulation; Mavericks Surf Competition.

(a) Location. This special local regulation establishes a regulated area on the waters of Half Moon Bay, located in the vicinity of Pillar Point, excluding the waters within Pillar Point Harbor. This regulated area is defined in paragraph (c) of this section.

(b) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Competition day, which if defined wave and wind conditions are met, will occur for one day between November 1 of each year and March 31 of the following year. Notice of the specific enforcement date of this section will be announced via Broadcast Notice to Mariners and issued in writing by the Coast Guard in a Boating Public Safety Notice at least 24 hours in advance of Competition day.

(c) Definitions. As used in this section—

Competition day means the one day between November 1 of each year and March 31 of the following year that Mavericks Surf Competition will be held. The Mavericks Surf Competition will only be held if 15 to 20 foot waves are sustained for over 24 hours and are combined with mild easterly winds of no more than 5 to10 knots.

Competitor means a surfer enrolled in the Maverick's Surf Competition.

Patrol Commander or PATCOM means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer, or a Federal, State, or local officer designated by the Captain of the Port San Francisco (COTP), to assist in the enforcement of the special local regulation.

Regulated area means the area in which the Maverick's Surf Competition will take place. This area is bounded by an arc extending 1000 yards from Sail Rock (37°2934 N., 122°3002 W.) excluding the waters within Pillar Point Harbor. All coordinates are North American Datum 1983. Within the regulated area, at least two zones will be established and marked by buoys on the day of the competition. Due to the dynamic and changing nature of the surf, the exact size and location of the zones will not be made public until the competition day. The zones will be prominently marked by at least 8 buoys, placed and maintained in place throughout the course of the event by the event sponsor in a pattern approved by the PATCOM. In addition, the USCG will notify the public of the zone locations via Broadcast Notice to Mariners on the day of the event.

Spectator vessel means any vessel or person, including human-powered craft, which is not designated by the sponsor as a support vessel.

Support vessel means a vessel, including jet skis, which is designated and conspicuously marked by the sponsor to provide direct support to the competitors. Support vessels must be pre-designated and approved to serve as such for this event by the OCMI prior to the competition.

Zone 1 means the competition area within the regulated area. Zone 1 will generally be located to the northwest of a line drawn between Sail Rock (37°2934 N., 122°3002 W.) and Pillar Point Entrance Lighted Gong Buoy 1 (37°2910.410 N., 122°3021.904 W.).

Zone 2 means the area within the regulated area where the Coast Guard may direct the movement of all vessels, including restricting vessels from this area. Zone 2 will generally be located to the southeast of a line drawn between Sail Rock (37°2934 N., 122°3002 W.) and Pillar Point Entrance Lighted Gong Buoy 1 (37°2910.410 N., 122°3021.904 W.).

(d) Special Local Regulations. The following regulations apply between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the competition day.

(1) Only support vessels may be authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM) to enter Zone 1 during the competition.

(2) Entering the water in Zone 1 by any person other than the competitors is prohibited. Competitors may enter the water in Zone 1 from authorized support vessels only.

(3) Spectator vessels and support vessels within Zone 2 must maneuver as directed by PATCOM. Given the changing nature of the surf in the vicinity of the competition, PATCOM may close Zone 2 to all vessels due to hazardous conditions. Due to weather and sea conditions, the Captain of the Port may deny access to Zone 2 and the remainder of the regulated area to all vessels other than competitors and support vessels on the day of the event

(4) Entering the water in Zone 2 by any person is prohibited.

(5) Rafting and anchoring of vessels are prohibited within the regulated area.

(6) Only vessels authorized by the PATCOM will be permitted to tow other watercraft within the regulated area.

(7) Spectator and support vessels in Zones 1 and 2 must operate at speeds which will create minimum wake, in general, 7 miles per hour or less.

(8) When hailed or signaled by the PATCOM by a succession of sharp, short signals by whistle or horn, the hailed vessel must come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in additional operating restrictions, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(9) During the events, vessel operators may contact the PATCOM on VHF-FM channel 23A.

[USCG-2015-0427, 82 FR 53417, Nov. 16, 2017]

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§§100.1150-100.1299   [Reserved]

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