33 CFR 100.120 - Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone.

§ 100.120 Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Held in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port Zone.

The following regulations apply to the marine events listed in the Table 1 to § 100.120. These regulations will be enforced for the duration of each event, on the dates indicated. Mariners should consult their Local Notice to Mariners to remain apprised of the specific calendar date upon which the listed event falls for each calendar year and other specific information concerning the event. First Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners can be found at: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/. The Sector Northern New England Marine Events schedule can also be viewed electronically at www.homeport.uscg.mil.

Note to introductory text of § 100.20:

Although listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, sponsors of events listed in the Table 1 to § 100.120 are still required to submit marine event applications in accordance with 33 CFR 100.15.

(a) The Coast Guard may patrol each event area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander. The Patrol Commander may be contacted on Channel 16 VHF-FM (156.8 MHz) by the call sign “PATCOM.” Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the Captain of the Port, Sector Northern New England.

(b) Vessels may not transit the regulated areas without the Patrol Commander approval. Vessels permitted to transit must operate at a no wake speed, in a manner which will not endanger participants or other crafts in the event.

(c) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, unless authorized by an official patrol vessel.

(d) The Patrol Commander may control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both.

(e) The Patrol Commander may delay or terminate any marine event in this subpart at any time it is deemed necessary to ensure the safety of life or property.

(f) For all power boat races listed, vessels operating within the regulated area must be at anchor within a designated spectator area or moored to a waterfront facility in a way that will not interfere with the progress of the event.

(g) For all regattas and boat parades listed, spectator vessels operating within the regulated area shall maintain a separation of at least 50 yards from the participants.

(h) For all rowing and paddling boat races listed, vessels not associated with the event shall maintain a separation of at least 50 yards from the participants.

(i) The specific calendar date upon which the listed event falls will be published in the Federal Register.

Table 1 to § 100.120

5.0 May occur May through September
5.1 Tall Ships Visiting Portsmouth • Event Type: Regatta and Boat Parade.
• Date: A four day event from Friday through Monday. 1
• Time (Approximate): 9:00 am to 8:00 pm each day.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire in the vicinity of Castle Island within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 03′11″ N, 070° 42′26″ W.
43° 03′18″ N, 070° 41′51″ W.
43° 04′42″ N, 070° 42′11″ W.
43° 04′28″ N, 070° 44′12″ W.
43° 05′36″ N, 070° 45′56″ W.
43° 05′29″ N, 070° 46′09″ W.
43° 04′19″ N, 070° 44′16″ W.
43° 04′22″ N, 070° 42′33″ W.
6.0 JUNE
6.1 Charlie Begin Memorial Lobster Boat Races. • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in June. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Boothbay Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of John's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 50′04″ N, 069° 38′37″ W.
43° 50′54″ N, 069° 38′06″ W.
43° 50′49″ N, 069° 37′50″ W.
43° 50′00″ N, 069° 38′20″ W.
6.2 Rockland Harbor Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in June. 1
• Time (Approximate): 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Rockland Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of the Rockland Breakwater Light within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 05′59″ N, 069° 04′53″ W.
44° 06′43″ N, 069° 05′25″ W.
44° 06′50″ N, 069° 05′05″ W.
44° 06′05″ N, 069° 04′34″ W.
6.3 Windjammer Days Parade of Ships • Event Type: Tall Ship Parade.
• Date: A one day event in June. 1
• Time (Approximate): 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Boothbay Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of Tumbler's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 51′02″ N, 069° 37′33″ W.
43° 50′47″ N, 069° 37′31″ W.
43° 50′23″ N, 069° 37′57″ W.
43° 50′01″ N, 069° 37′45″ W.
43° 50′01″ N, 069° 38′31″ W.
43° 50′25″ N, 069° 38′25″ W.
43° 50′49″ N, 069° 37′45″ W.
6.4 Bass Harbor Blessing of the Fleet Lobster Boat Race • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in June. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Bass Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of Lopaus Point within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 13′28″ N, 068° 21′59″ W.
44° 13′20″ N, 068° 21′40″ W.
44° 14′05″ N, 068° 20′55″ W.
44° 14′12″ N, 068° 21′14″ W.
7.0 JULY
7.1 Burlington 3rd of July Air Show • Event Type: Air Show.
• Date: A one day event held near July 4th. 1
• Time (Approximate): 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 28′51″ N, 073° 14′21″ W.
44° 28′57″ N, 073° 13′41″ W.
44° 28′05″ N, 073° 13′26″ W.
44° 27′59″ N, 073° 14′03″ W.
7.2 Moosabec Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event held near July 4th. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Jonesport, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 31′21″ N, 067° 36′44″ W.
44° 31′36″ N, 067° 36′47″ W.
44° 31′44″ N, 067° 35′36″ W.
44° 31′29″ N, 067° 35′33″ W.
7.3 The Great Race • Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Lake Champlain in the vicinity of Saint Albans Bay within the following points (NAD 83):
44°47′18″ N, 073° 10′27″ W.
44°47′10″ N, 073° 08′51″ W.
7.4 Stonington Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Stonington, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 08′55″ N, 068° 40′12″ W.
44° 09′00″ N, 068° 40′15″ W.
44° 09′11″ N, 068° 39′42″ W.
44° 09′07″ N, 068° 39′39″ W.
7.5 Mayor's Cup Regatta • Event Type: Sailboat Parade.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Cumberland Bay on Lake Champlain in the vicinity of Plattsburgh, New York within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 41′26″ N, 073° 23′46″ W.
44° 40′19″ N, 073° 24′40″ W.
44° 42′01″ N, 073° 25′22″ W.
7.6 The Challenge Race • Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Lake Champlain in the vicinity of Button Bay State Park within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 12′25″ N, 073° 22′32″ W.
44° 12′00″ N, 073° 21′42″ W.
44° 12′19″ N, 073° 21′25″ W.
44° 13′16″ N, 073° 21′36″ W.
7.7 Yarmouth Clam Festival Paddle Race • Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters in the vicinity of the Royal River outlet and Lane's Island within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 47′47″ N, 070° 08′40″ W.
43° 47′50″ N, 070° 07′13″ W.
43° 47′06″ N, 070° 07′32″ W.
43° 47′17″ N, 070° 08′25″ W.
7.8 Maine Windjammer Lighthouse Parade • Event Type: Wooden Boat Parade.
• Date: A one day event in July. 1
• Time (Approximate): 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Rockland Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of the Rockland Harbor Breakwater within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 06′14″ N, 069° 03′48″ W.
44° 05′50″ N, 069° 03′47″ W.
44° 06′14″ N, 069° 05′37″ W.
44° 05′50″ N, 069° 05′37″ W.
7.9 Friendship Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event during a weekend between the 15th of July and the 15th of August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Friendship Harbor, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 57′51″ N, 069° 20′46″ W.
43° 58′14″ N, 069° 19′53″ W.
43° 58′19″ N, 069° 20′01″ W.
43° 58′00″ N, 069° 20′46″ W.
8.0 AUGUST
8.1 Eggemoggin Reach Regatta • Event Type: Wooden Boat Parade.
• Date: A one day event on a Saturday between the 15th of July and the 15th of August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Eggemoggin Reach and Jericho Bay in the vicinity of Naskeag Harbor, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 15′16″ N, 068° 36′26″ W.
44° 12′41″ N, 068° 29′26″ W.
44° 07′38″ N, 068° 31′30″ W.
44° 12′54″ N, 068° 33′46″ W.
8.2 Southport Rowgatta Rowing and Paddling Boat Race • Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Sheepscot Bay and Boothbay, on the shore side of Southport Island, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 50′26″ N, 069° 39′10″ W.
43° 49′10″ N, 069° 38′35″ W.
43° 46′53″ N, 069° 39′06″ W.
43° 46′50″ N, 069° 39′32″ W.
43° 49′07″ N, 069° 41′43″ W.
43° 50′19″ N, 069° 41′14″ W.
43° 51′11″ N, 069° 40′06″ W.
8.3 Winter Harbor Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Winter Harbor, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 22′06″ N, 068° 05′13″ W.
44° 23′06″ N, 068° 05′08″ W.
44° 23′04″ N, 068° 04′37″ W.
44° 22′05″ N, 068° 04′44″ W.
8.4 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival • Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Burlington Bay within the following points (NAD 83):
44° 28′49″ N, 073° 13′22″ W.
44° 28′41″ N, 073° 13′36″ W.
44° 28′28″ N, 073° 13′31″ W.
44° 28′38″ N, 073° 13′18″ W.
8.5 Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Pemaquid Harbor, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 52′16″ N, 069° 32′10″ W.
43° 52′41″ N, 069° 31′43″ W.
43° 52′35″ N, 069° 31′29″ W.
43° 52′09″ N, 069° 31′56″ W.
8.6 Multiple Sclerosis Regatta • Event Type: Regatta and Sailboat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area for the start of the race includes all waters of Casco Bay, Maine in the vicinity of Peaks Island within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 40′24″ N, 070° 14′20″ W.
43° 40′36″ N, 070° 13′56″ W.
43° 39′58″ N, 070° 13′21″ W.
43° 39′46″ N, 070° 13′51″ W.
8.7 Multiple Sclerosis Harborfest Lobster Boat/Tugboat Races • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Portland Harbor, Maine in the vicinity of Maine State Pier within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 40′25″ N, 070° 14′21″ W.
43° 40′36″ N, 070° 13′56″ W.
43° 39′58″ N, 070° 13′21″ W.
43° 39′47″ N, 070° 13′51″ W.
8.8 Long Island Lobster Boat Race • Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Date: A one day event in August. 1
• Time (Approximate): 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Casco Bay, Maine in the vicinity of Great Ledge Cove and Dorseys Cove off the north west coast of Long Island, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
43° 41′59″ N, 070° 08′59″ W.
43° 42′04″ N, 070° 09′10″ W.
43° 41′41″ N, 070° 09′38″ W.
43° 41′36″ N, 070° 09′30″ W.

1 Date subject to change. Exact date will be posted in Notice of Enforcement and Local Notice to Mariners.

[USCG-2011-1023, 77 FR 23603, Apr. 20, 2012, as amended by USCG-2012-1057, 78 FR 47557, Aug. 6, 2013; USCG-2013-0904, 79 FR 18171, Apr. 1, 2014; USCG-2014-0865, 80 FR 27089, May 12, 2015; USCG-2015-1052, 81 FR 36156, June 6, 2016; USCG-2016-0998, 82 FR 44065, Sept. 21, 2017]

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