33 CFR 100.1102 - Annual marine events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) within the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone.

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§ 100.1102 Annual marine events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) within 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 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. 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 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. 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 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 Heat Water-Ski Race
Sponsor National Water-ski Racing Association.
Event Description Water-ski races.
Date Saturday and Sunday in February.
Location Lake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated Area That portion of the lower Colorado River on the Arizona side between Thompson Bay and Copper Canyon.
2. Havasu Landing Regatta
Sponsor Southern Outboard Association.
Event Description Boat Races on closed course.
Date Saturday and Sunday in February.
Location Havasu Lake, CA.
Regulated Area That portion of the lower Colorado River on the California side at Havasu Landing Resort and Casino.
3. Parker International Water-ski Race
Sponsor International Water-ski Race Association.
Event Description Water-ski Show.
Date Second Saturday and Sunday in March.
Location Parker, AZ.
Regulated Area The 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
Sponsor Lake Racer LLC.
Event Description Boat Poker Run and Exhibition Runs.
Date April weekend (3 day event).
Location Lake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated Area The waters of the lower Colorado River encompassed by the following boundaries:Boundary one from 34°27′44″ N, 114°20′53″ W to 34°27′51″ N, 114°20′43″ W.
Boundary two from 34°26′50″ N, 114°20′41″ W to 34°27′14″ N, 114°20′55″ W.
Boundary three from 34°26′10″ N, 114°18′40″ W to 34°25′50″ N, 114°18′52″ W.
5. Lake Havasu Grand Prix
Sponsor POPRA.
Event Description Boat Races on closed course.
Date April weekend (2 day event).
Location Lake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated Area The waters of the lower Colorado River encompassed by the following boundaries:Boundary one from 34°27′44″ N, 114°20′53″ W to 34°27′51″ N, 114°20′43″ W.
Boundary two from 34°26′50″ N, 114°20′41″ W to 34°27′14″ N, 114°20′55″ W.
Boundary three from 34°26′10″ N, 114°18′40″ W to 34°25′50″ N, 114°18′52″ W.
6. Bluewater Resort and Casino Spring Classic
Sponsor Southern California Speedboat Club.
Event Description Professional High-speed powerboat race, closed course.
Date Saturday and Sunday in April.
Location Parker, AZ.
Regulated Area The Lake Moovalya area of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ.
7. IJSBA World Finals
Sponsor International Jet Sports Boating Association.
Event Description Personal Watercraft Race.
Date Second Saturday through third Sunday of October (10 Days).
Location Lake Havasu City, AZ.
Regulated Area The navigable waters of Lake Havasu, AZ in the area known as Crazy Horse Campgrounds.
8. Parker Enduro
Sponsor Parker Area Chamber of Commerce.
Event Description Hydroplane, flatbottom, tunnel, and v-bottom powerboat race.
Date Late October.
Location Parker, AZ.
Regulated Area Between river miles 179 and 185 (between the Roadrunner Resort and Headgate Dam).
9. Bluewater Resort and Casino Thanksgiving Regatta
Sponsor Southern California Speedboat Club.
Event Description Boat Races.
Date Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Thanksgiving week.
Location Parker, AZ.
Regulated Area That portion of Lake Moovalya, Parker, AZ between the northern and southern boundaries of La Paz County Park.
10. Lake Havasu City Boat Parade of Lights
Sponsor London Bridge Yacht Club.
Event Description Boat parade during which vessels pass by a pre-designated vessel and then transit through the London Bridge Channel.
Date First Saturday and Sunday in December.
Location Lake Havasu, AZ.
Regulated Area The limits of this temporary safety zone consists of the navigable waters of North Lake Havasu, London Bridge Channel and Thompson Bay.
[USCG-2009-0558, 76 FR 53332, Aug. 26, 2011]

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