Conn. Agencies Regs. § 15-121-B15j - Crystal Lake regulation

Current through March 4, 2022

On the waters of Crystal Lake, located in the towns of Ellington and Stafford, the following restrictions shall apply:

(a) No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed in excess of forty-five miles per hour;
(b) No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed in excess of six miles per hour from sunset to 9:00 A.M.;
(c) No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed in excess of six miles per hour on Sunday from noon until 3:00 P.M.;
(d) No person shall tow anyone or anything, except a disabled boat, with a motorboat on Sunday from noon until 3:00 P.M.;
(e) No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed in excess of six miles per hour at any time when weather conditions restrict normal visibility to less than one hundred yards;
(f) No person shall operate a vessel less than sixteen feet in length which has an inboard mounted internal combustion engine powering a water-jet pump as its primary source of motor propulsion and which is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on the vessel, rather than the conventional manner of sitting or standing within the vessel;
(g) An operator of a vessel towing a water skier shall proceed in a counterclockwise direction around the lake;
(h) No person shall waterski, and no person shall operate a motorboat towing a water skier, from 4:00 P.M. until 10.00 A.M. from the third Saturday in April until the third Saturday in May, inclusive;
(i) No person operating a motorboat shall tow more than two water skiers at any one time;
(j) No person shall engage in kite skiing or parasailing;
(k) No person shall anchor or moor any vessel unattended at a distance in excess of seventy-five feet from shore;
(l) No person shall launch, moor, or otherwise use a vessel with a permanently installed toilet capable of overboard discharge;
(m) No person shall use a vessel for overnight camping unless such vessel is equipped with a U.S. Coast Guard approved marine sanitation device which is not capable of overboard discharge;
(n) No person shall discharge, dispose of, or otherwise release any human or animal sewage overboard.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 15-121-B15j
Effective April 23, 1993

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