On the waters of Lake Housatonic located in the towns of
Seymour, Oxford, Derby and Shelton the following restrictions shall
(a) No person shall operate a
vessel in excess of 45 miles per hour, except that speed limit shall be 25
miles per hour from one half hour after sunset to one half hour before
(b) All vessels proceeding
upstream shall, when it is safe and practical, keep to that side of midstream
which lies on the starboard side of the vessel. All vessels proceeding
downstream shall, when it is safe and practical, keep to that side of midstream
which lies on the starboard side of the vessel.
(c) Motorboats must be operated at the
minimum speed necessary to maintain steerage when within twenty-five feet of
any dock, pier, shore, or anchored vessel, except for the purpose of enabling a
water-skier to take off or land.
(d) The launching into the air of objects or
persons towed by a motorboat is prohibited; however, a town may, in waters
within its jurisdiction, permit such activity provided the area, time, and
conditions are approved by the commissioner through issuance of a marine event
permit pursuant to Section
of the General Statutes.