Marine Events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona).
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.
The following Special Local Regulations will be issued for the events listed in Table 1. Further information on exact dates, times, and details concerning number and type of participants and an exact geographical description of the areas will be 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, contact: Commander (pow), Eleventh Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Island, Building 50-6, Alameda, CA 94501-5100.
(c) Special local regulations.
All persons and/or vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The “official patrol” consists of any Coast Guard, public, state, local law enforcement, and/or sponsor provided vessels assigned and/or approved by Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, to patrol each event.
No spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times unless cleared for such entry by or through an official patrol vessel.
When hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a spectator shall come to an immediate stop. Vessels shall comply with all directions given. Failure to do so may result in a citation.
The Patrol Commander is empowered to forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. The Patrol Commander shall be designated by the Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District. As the Commander's representative, the Patrol Commander may terminate the event at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property. The Patrol Commander may be reached on VHF Channel 16 (156.8 MHz) when required, by the call sign “PATCOM”.
[CGD11- 86-1102, 51 FR 28706, Aug. 11, 1986, as amended by CGD11-97-004, 63 FR 3037, Jan. 21, 1998; USCG-1998-3799, 63 FR 35526, June 30, 1998; CGD11-98-001, 63 FR 37491, July 13, 1998; USCG-2006-25556, 72 FR 36327, July 2, 2007]