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Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulations.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce the events throughout the Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This action is necessary to protect marine traffic and spectators from the hazards associated with powerboat races, regattas, boat parades, rowing and paddling boat races, swim events, and fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the Special Local Regulation area or Safety Zone without permission of the COTP.

DATES:

The marine events listed in 33 CFR 100.120 and 33 CFR 165.171 will take place from July 30, 2014 through September 26, 2014, during the times and dates specified in Tables 1 and 2 below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Elizabeth Gunn, U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Northern New England, Waterways Management Division, via telephone at 207-347-5014 or email at Elizabeth.V.Gunn@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones listed in 33 CFR 100.120 and 33 CFR 165.171. These regulations will be enforced for the duration of each event, on or about the dates indicated in Tables 1 and 2. This is the second Notice of Enforcement published for events occurring in 2014. For the enforcement details of events other than the events listed here, refer to the Notice of Enforcement published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2014 (79 FR 28834) under the same docket number.

Table 1

[33 CFR 100.120]

July
Tall Ships Visiting Portsmouth• Event Type: Regatta and Boat Parade.
• Sponsor: Portsmouth Maritime Commission, Inc.
• Date: July 30, 2014.
• Time: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
• 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.
August
Southport Rowgatta Rowing and Paddling Boat Race• Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Sponsor: Boothbay Region YMCA.
• Date: August 9, 2014.
• Time: 7:00 am to 4:00 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.
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43°50′19″ N, 069°41′14″ W.
43°51′11″ N, 069°40′06″ W.
Winter Harbor Lobster Boat Races• Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Sponsor: Winter Harbor Chamber of Commerce.
• Date: August 9, 2014.
• Time: 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.
Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival• Event Type: Rowing and Paddling Boat Race.
• Sponsor: Dragonheart Vermont.
• Date: August 3, 2014.
• Time: 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.
Merritt Brackett Lobster Boat Races• Event Type: Power Boat Race.
• Sponsor: Town of Bristol, Maine.
• Date: August 10, 2014.
• Time: 9:30 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.
Multiple Sclerosis Harbor Fest Regatta And Lobster Boat/Tugboat Races• Event Type: Regatta and Sailboat Race; Power Boat Race.
• Sponsor: Maine Chapter, Multiple Sclerosis Society.
• Date: August 16 & 17, 2014.
• Time: 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′25″ N, 070°14′21″ 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.

Table 2

[33 CFR 165.171]

August
Westerlund's Landing Party Fireworks• Event Type: Fireworks Display.
• Sponsor: Portside Marina.
• Date: August 2, 2014.
• Time: 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
• Location: In the vicinity of Westerlund's Landing in South Gardiner, Maine in approximate position:
44°10′19″ N, 069°45′24″ W. (NAD 83).
Y-Tri Triathlon• Event Type: Swim Event.
• Sponsor: Plattsburgh YMCA.
• Date: August 2, 2014.
• Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 am.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters of Treadwell Bay on Lake Champlain in the vicinity of Point Au Roche State Park, Plattsburgh, New York within the following points (NAD 83):
44°46′30″ N, 073°23′26″ W.
44°46′17″ N, 073°23′26″ W.
44°46′17″ N, 073°23′46″ W.
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44°46′29″ N, 073°23′46″ W.
York Beach Fire Department Fireworks• Event Type: Fireworks Display.
• Sponsor: York Beach Fire Department.
• Date: August 3, 2014.
• Time: 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm.
• Location: In the vicinity of Short Sand Cove in York, Maine in approximate position:
43°10′27″ N, 070°36′25″ W. (NAD 83).
Tri for Preservation• Event Type: Swim Event.
• Sponsor: Tri-Maine Productions.
• Date: August 17, 2014.
• Time: 7:30 am to 9:00 am.
• Location: In the vicinity of Crescent Beach State Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine in approximate position:
43°33′46″ N, 070°13′48″ W.
43°33′41″ N, 070°13′46″ W.
43°33′44″ N, 070°13′40″ W.
43°33′47″ N, 070°13′46″ W.
North Hero Air Show• Event Type: Air Show.
• Sponsor: North Hero Fire Department.
• Date: August 10, 2014.
• Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
• Location: In the vicinity of Shore Acres Dock, North Hero, Vermont in approximate position:
44°48′24″ N, 073°17′02″ W.
44°48′22″ N, 073°16′46″ W.
44°47′53″ N, 073°16′54″ W.
44°47′54″ N, 073°17′09″ W.
September
Eastport Pirate Festival Fireworks• Event Type: Fireworks Display.
• Sponsor: Eastport Pirate Festival.
• Date: September 6, 2014.
• Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
• Location: From the Waterfront Public Pier in Eastport, Maine in approximate position:
44°54′17″ N, 066°58′58″ W. (NAD 83).
The Lobsterman Triathlon• Event Type: Swim Event.
• Sponsor: Tri-Maine Productions.
• Date: September 6, 2014.
• Time: 8:00 am to 11:00 am.
• Location: The regulated area includes all waters in the vicinity of Winslow Park in South Freeport, Maine within the following points (NAD 83):
43°47′59″ N, 070°06′56″ W.
43°47′44″ N, 070°06′56″ W.
43°47′44″ N, 070°07′27″ W.
43°47′57″ N, 070°07′27″ W.
Eliot Festival Day Fireworks• Event Type: Fireworks Display.
• Sponsor: Eliot Festival Day Committee.
• Date: September 26, 2014.
• Time: 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
• Location: In the vicinity of Eliot Town Boat Launch, Eliot, Maine in approximate position:
43°08′56″ N, 070°49′52″ W. (NAD 83).

For events where the date is different from the dates previously published for that event, new Temporary Rules may be issued to enforce limited access areas for the marine event. The Coast Guard may patrol each event area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The PATCOM 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 COTP, Sector Northern New England. For information about regulations and restrictions for waterway use during the effective periods of these events, please refer to 33 CFR 100.120 and 33 CFR 165.171.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.120, 33 CFR 165.171, and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Start Printed Page 38462Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: June 24, 2014.

B.S. Gilda,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Northern New England.

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[FR Doc. 2014-15932 Filed 7-7-14; 8:45 am]

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