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Safety Zone; Swim Event in Captain of the Port New York Zone

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Coast Guard, DHS.


Notice of enforcement of regulation.


The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified date and times provided below. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels, spectators and participants from hazards associated with a swim event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).


The regulation for the safety zone described in 33 CFR 165.160 will be enforced on the date and times listed in the table below.

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If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Petty Officer First Class Ronald Sampert U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 718-354-4197, email

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The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone listed in Table 2 of 33 CFR 165.160 on the specified date and time as indicated in the table below.Start Printed Page 34047


Swim Across America Safety Zone 33 CFR 165.160 (3.1)• Location: Participants will swim between Glenn Cove and Larchmont, New York and an area of Hempstead Harbor between Glen Cove and the vicinity of Umbrella Point. This Safety Zone includes all waters within a 100-yard radius of each participating swimmer. • Date: July 28, 2018. • Time: 5:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.160, vessels may not enter the safety zone unless given permission from the COTP or a designated representative. Spectator vessels may transit outside the safety zones but may not anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of other vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

This document is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.160(a) and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide mariners with advanced notification of enforcement periods via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts.

If the COTP determines that a safety zone need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this document, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the safety zone.

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Dated: June 28, 2018.

J.P. Tama,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.

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[FR Doc. 2018-15441 Filed 7-18-18; 8:45 am]