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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter IPart 110Subpart A → §110.5


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 110—ANCHORAGE REGULATIONS
Subpart A—Special Anchorage Areas


§110.5   Casco Bay, Maine.

(a) Beals Cove, West side of Orrs Island, Harpswell. The entire cove as defined by the shoreline and a line across the entrace bearing 215° and tangent to the shore on the north side.

(a-1) Merriconeag Sound, Harpswell. The area comprises that portion of the Sound beginning at a point on the shoreline about 1,000 feet northeasterly from the southwesterly extremity of Orrs Island at latitude 43°4509, longitude 69°5914, thence extending 290° to a point at latitude 43°4510, longitude 69°5920, thence extending 20° to a point at latitude 43°4534, longitude 69°5905, thence extending 110° to a point on the shoreline at latitude 43°4533, longitude 69°5858, thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning.

Note: The area is principally for use by yachts and other recreational craft. Fore and aft moorings will be allowed. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors in place will be allowed. All moorings shall be so placed that no vessel, when anchored, shall at any time extend beyond the limits of the area. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. All anchoring in the area shall be under the supervision of the local harbor master or such authority as may be designated by authorities of the Town of Harpswell, Maine.

(a-2) Mackerel Cove, Bailey Island, Harpswell. The water area of Mackerel Cove lying northeasterly of a line from a point on Abner Point at latitude 43°4328 N., longitude 70°0019 W., to a point on Bailey Island at latitude 43°4318.2 N., longitude 70°0012.2 W.

(b) Harpswell Harbor, east side of Harpswell Neck, Harpswell. The entire area lying westerly of a line bearing 8° from the eastern extremity of Stovers Point to the point of land at the northerly end of the harbor, said point of land bearing approximately 275° from the observatory on Orrs Island.

(c) Basin Cove, west side of Harpswell Neck, Harpswell. All of the area lying northeasterly of a line bearing 350° from the northwest corner of the entrance to the cove.

(c-1) Basin Point, Potts Harbor, east side of Basin Point. The water area east of Basin Point enclosed by a line beginning at the southernmost extremity of Basin Point at latitude 43°4417 N., longitude 70°0236 W.; thence easterly to latitude 43°4417 N., longitude 70°0219 W.; thence north northeasterly to a point on the shoreline at latitude 43°4443 N., longitude 70°0205 W.; thence following the shoreline to the point of beginning.

(d) Mussel Cove and adjacent waters at Falmouth Foreside, Falmouth. All of the waters enclosed by a line beginning at the Dock House (F.S.) located at latitude 43°4422 N, longitude 70°1141 W; thence to latitude 43°4419 N, longitude 70°1133 W; thence to latitude 43°4400 N, longitude 70°1144 W; thence to latitude 43°4337 N, longitude 70°1137 W; thence to latitude 43°4304 N, longitude 70°1213 W; thence to latitude 43°4156 N, longitude 70°1253 W; thence to latitude 43°4149 N, longitude 70°1305 W; thence to latitude 43°4211 N, longitude 70°1330 W; thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning. DATUM: NAD 83.

Note to paragraph (d): The area designed by paragraph (g) of this section is reserved for yachts and other small recreational craft. Fore and aft moorings will be allowed in this area. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors or moorings in place will be allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. All moorings must be so placed so that no vessel when anchored is at any time extended into the thoroughfare. All anchoring in the area is under the supervision of the local harbor master or such other authority as may be designated by the authorities of the Town of Falmouth, Maine.

(e) Harraseeket River. That portion of the Harraseeket River within the mean low water lines, between Stockbridge Point and Weston Point, excluding therefrom a thoroughfare, 100 feet wide, the center line of which follows the natural channel.

Note: This area is reserved for yachts and other small recreational craft. Fore and aft moorings will be allowed in this area. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors or moorings in place will be allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. All moorings shall be so placed that no vessel when anchored shall at any time extend into the thoroughfare. All anchoring in the area shall be under the supervision of the local harbor master or such other authority as may be designated by the authorities of the Town of Freeport, Maine.

(f) Yarmouth Harbor and adjacent waters—(1) Littlejohn Island/Doyle Point Cousins Island Special Anchorage. All of the waters enclosed by a line connecting the following points: Starting from the northernmost point of Littlejohn Island at latitude 43°4551.6 N, longitude 70°0657.0 W; thence to latitude 43°4546.8 N, longitude 70°0653.4 W; thence to latitude 43°4525.8 N, longitude 70°0722.8 W; thence to latitude 43°4516.8 N, longitude 70°0740.8 W; thence to latitude 43°4457.0 N, longitude 70°0827.0 W; thence to latitude 43°4459.9 N, longitude 70°0830.0 W. DATUM: NAD 83.

(2) Madeleine and Sandy Point Special Anchorage. All of the waters enclosed by a line connecting the following points: Starting from a point northeast of Birch Point on Cousins Island at latitude 43°4515.1 N, longitude 70°0916.8 W; thence to latitude 43°4521.0 N, longitude 70°0930.0 W; thence to latitude 43°4537.8 N, longitude 70°0910.8 W; thence to latitude 43°4557.0 N, longitude 70°0858.8 W; thence to latitude 43°4601.3 N, longitude 70°0845.0 W. DATUM: NAD 83.

(3) Drinkwater Point and Princes Point Special Anchorage. All of the waters enclosed by a line connecting the following points: Starting south of Drinkwater Point in Yarmouth, Maine at latitude 43°4626.8 N, longitude 70°0917.0 W; thence to latitude 43°4621.0 N, longitude 70°0909.6 W; thence to latitude 43°4604.2 N, longitude 70°0946.2 W; thence to latitude 43°4528.8 N, longitude 70°1024.0 W; thence to latitude 43°4543.2 N, longitude 70°1024.0 W. DATUM: NAD 83.

Note to paragraph (f): An ordinance of the Town of Yarmouth, Maine requires the approval of the Yarmouth Harbor Master for the location and type of moorings placed in these special anchorage areas. All anchoring in the areas are under the supervision of the Yarmouth Harbor Master or other such authority as may be designated by the authorities of the Town of Yarmouth, Maine. All moorings are to be so placed that no moored vessel will extend beyond the limit of the anchorage area.

[CGFR 67-46, 32 FR 17728, Dec. 12, 1967]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting §110.5, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

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