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Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events; Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta; Ohio River Mile 90.2 to 90.8; Wheeling, WV

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta on the Ohio River, from mile 90.2 to 90.8, extending the entire width of the river. This zone will be in effect on August 30-31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. This regulated area is necessary to protect vessels participating in the event and event spectators from the hazards associated with a boat race on the waterway. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the safety zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 100.801 will be enforced with actual notice on August 30-31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Ariana Mohnke, Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, U.S. Coast Guard, at telephone (412) 644-5808, email Ariana.L.Mohnke@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the annual Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta listed in 33 CFR 100.801 Table 1, Entry No. 25; Sector Ohio Valley on August 30-31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.801, entry into the safety zone listed in Table 1, Entry No. 25; Sector Ohio Valley, is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or a designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or passage through the safety zone must request permission from the COTP or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP Pittsburgh or designated representative.

This notice is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 33 U.S.C. 1233. The Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners and updates via Marine Information Broadcasts.

If the COTP or designated representative determines that the special local regulation need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice of enforcement, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to remove this restriction or to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: August 1, 2014.

L. N. Weaver,

Commander, U. S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Pittsburgh.

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[FR Doc. 2014-19984 Filed 8-21-14; 8:45 am]

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