995 CMR 4.21 - Pilot Boarding Areas

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) Each vessel required to participate in pilotage services pursuant of M.G.L. c. 103 shall carry a pilot:
(a) Whenever underway and east of a line drawn from Sakonnet Point and extending through the Buzzards Bay Entrance Light (Light List number 630 and 15985) regardless of direction of travel; and
(b) Whenever underway and inshore of the Cape Cod Canal Approach Lighted Buoy #1 (Light List number 13045) at latitude 42° 47.1' North and longitude 070° 28.1' West regardless of direction of travel; and
(2) Whenever a vessel is anchored for whatever cause in approved anchorages pilots are not required, and shall notify Cape Cod Canal Vessel Traffic of the fact that a pilot is departing the vessel.
(3) Under no circumstances shall the pilot permit a vessel that has not requested a pilot to operate within the District.


995 CMR 4.21

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