33 CFR 100.720 - Annual Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix; Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, FL.

§ 100.720 Annual Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix; Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, FL.
(a) Regulated area. The regulated area is established by a line drawn from the start/finish position 27°19.15′ N, 82°35.90′ W, thence to position 27°18.91′ N, 82°34.90′ W, thence to position 27°18.81′ N, 82°34.48′ W, thence to position 27°16.43′ N, 82°34.99′ W, thence to position 27°15.70′ N, 82°34.29′ W, thence to position 27°15.86′ N, 82°33.44′ W, thence to position 27°14.73′ N, 82°32.37′ W, thence to position 27°14.62′ N, 82°32.54′ W, thence to position 27°14.93′ N, 82°35.25′ W, thence to position 27°20.03′ N, 82°37.38′ W, thence to position 27°20.32′ N, 82°37.16′ W, thence back to the start/finish position. All coordinates referenced use datum: NAD 1983.
(b) Special local regulations.
(1) No anchoring will be permitted seaward of the shoreside boundaries of the regulated area out to three nautical miles from shore, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
(2) Anchoring for spectators will be permitted shoreward of the shoreside boundaries of the regulated area.
(3) All vessel traffic not involved with the Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix, exiting New Pass between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. EDT shall exit at New Pass Channel daybeacon #3 (27°26.46′ N, 82°41.7′ W, LLNR 18100) and #4 (27°26.4′ N, 82°41.68′ W, LLNR 18105), and shall proceed in a northerly direction shoreward of spectator craft taking action to avoid a close-quarters situation until finally past and clear of the racecourse. All coordinates referenced use datum: NAD 83.
(4) Big Sarasota Pass will be closed to all inbound and outbound vessel traffic, other than spectator craft, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
(5) Entry into the regulated area shall be in accordance with this regulation. Spectator craft will stay clear of race area at all times.
(c) Effective date. This section is effective at 10 a.m. and terminates at 4 p.m. EDT, annually during the first Sunday of July.
[CGD07-96-008, 61 FR 32335, June 24, 1996]
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§ 100.720 Special Local Regulations; Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix, Gulf of Mexico; Sarasota, FL.

(a) Regulated areas. The following regulated areas are established as special local regulations. All coordinates are North American Datum 1983.

(1) Race area. All waters of the Gulf of Mexico contained within the following points: 27°18.19′ N., 82°34.29′ W., thence to position 27°17.42′ N., 82°35.00′ W., thence to position 27°18.61′ N., 82°36.59′ W., thence to position 27°19.58′ N., 82°35.54′ W., thence back to the original position 27°18.19′ N., 82°34.29′ W.

(2) Spectator area. All waters of Gulf of Mexico no less than 500 yards from the race area and/or as agreed upon by the Coast Guard and race officials.

(3) Enforcement area. All waters of the Gulf of Mexico encompassed within the following points: 27°17.87′ N., 82°33.93′ W., thence to position 27°16.61′ N., 82°34.69′ W., thence to position 27°18.53′ N., 82°37.52′ W., thence to position 27°20.04′ N., 82°35.76′ W., thence back to the original position 27°17.87′ N., 82°33.93′ W.

(b) Definition. The term “designated representative” means Coast Guard Patrol Commanders, including Coast Guard coxswains, petty officers, and other officers operating Coast Guard vessels, and Federal, state, and local officers designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg in the enforcement of the regulated areas.

(c) Regulations.

(1) All persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the race area unless an authorized race participant.

(2) Designated representatives may control vessel traffic throughout the enforcement area as determined by the prevailing conditions.

(3) All vessels are to be anchored and/or operate at a No Wake Speed in the spectator area. On-scene designated representatives will direct spectator vessels to the spectator area.

(4) All vessel traffic not involved with the event shall enter and exit Sarasota Bay via Big Sarasota Pass and stay well clear of the enforcement area.

(5) New Pass will be closed to all inbound and outbound vessel traffic at the COLREGS Demarcation Line. Vessels are allowed to utilize New Pass to access all areas inland of the Demarcation Line via Sarasota Bay. New Pass may be opened at the discretion of the Captain of the Port.

(6) Persons and vessels may request authorization to enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated areas by contacting the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg by telephone at (727) 824-7506, or a designated representative via VHF radio on channel 16. If authorization is granted by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative, all persons and vessels receiving such authorization must comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg or a designated representative.

(d) Enforcement date. This section will be enforced annually the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of July from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT daily.

[USCG-2015-0216, 80 FR 50767, Aug. 21, 2015]

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  • 2015-12-08; vol. 80 # 235 - Tuesday, December 8, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76206 - Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of enforcement.
      The Charleston Parade of Boats regulation in 33 CFR 100.701 will be enforced from 4:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. December 12, 2015.
      33 CFR Part 100