33 CFR 100.105 - Head of the Connecticut Regatta.

§ 100.105 Head of the Connecticut Regatta.
(a) Regulated Area. The regulated area is that section of the Connecticut River between the southern tip of Gildersleeve Island and Light Number 87.
(b) Special Local Regulations.
(1) The regulated area is closed to all transiting vessel traffic between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. except for escorted passages as described in (2) and (3) below. All transiting vessel movement will be done at the direction of the Coast Guard patrol commander.
(2) Vessels less than 20 meters in length will be allowed to transit the regulated area only under escort and at the discretion of the Coast Guard patrol commander.
(3) Vessels over 20 meters in length will be allowed to transit the regulated area, under escort, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. or as directed by the Coast Guard patrol commander.
(4) All transiting vessels shall operate at “No Wake” speed or five (5) knots whichever is slower.
(5) Southbound vessels awaiting escort through the regulated area will be held in the vicinity of the southern tip of Gildersleeve Island. Northbound vessels awaiting escort will be held at Light Number 87.
(6) All vessels shall immediately follow any specific instructions given by Coast Guard patrol craft and exercise extreme caution while operating in or near the regulated area.
(7) No person shall enter or remain in the regulated area unless participating in the event or authorized by the event sponsor or Coast Guard patrol commander.
(8) The sponsor shall ensure that the event is concluded by 6:00 p.m. on the day of the event.
(c) Effective Dates. These regulations are effective from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October 9, 1988 and each year thereafter during the same time period on the second Saturday of October or as published in the local Coast Guard Notice to Mariners.
[CGD1 88-035, 53 FR 39273, Oct. 6, 1988, as amended at CGDUI-94-136, 59 FR 49821, Sept. 30, 1994]
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Title 33 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 100 after this date.

  • 2015-09-25; vol. 80 # 186 - Friday, September 25, 2015
    1. 80 FR 57717 - Special Local Regulations; Temporary Change for Recurring Marine Event in the Fifth Coast Guard District
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      Temporary final rule.
      This rule is effective from October 3, 2015, to October 4, 2015.
      33 CFR Part 100