Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Blessing of the Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA, 20050 [E7-7686]

Download as PDF 20050 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 77 / Monday, April 23, 2007 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [COTP San Francisco Bay 07–008] RIN 1625–AA08 Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Blessing of the Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PRODPC74 with RULES ACTION: 15:21 Apr 20, 2007 Jkt 211001 Dated: April 12, 2007. W.J. Uberti, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, San Francisco. [FR Doc. E7–7686 Filed 4–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations (SLR) for the annual ‘‘Blessing of the Pleasure Craft Fleet’’ sponsored by the Corinthian Yacht Club in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay on April 29, 2007. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators during the formation and transit of vessels involved in the ceremonies. During the enforcement period spectator vessels may not anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels within the area described during the event without permission from the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on April 29, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ENS Sheral Richardson, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 556–2950 extension 140. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the Corinthian Yacht Club—Blessing of the Fleet in 33 CFR 100.1103 on April 29, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the waters of San Francisco Bay transiting the Raccoon Straits. The Coast Guard has granted the event sponsor a marine event permit for the waterfront festival. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1103, spectator vessels may not anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels within the area described during the event without permission from the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing the SLR. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1103 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 Register, the maritime community will be provided advance notification of these events via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–07–034] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Mill Neck Creek, Oyster Bay, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Bayville Bridge, across Mill Neck Creek, mile 0.1, at Oyster Bay, New York. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. Under this test deviation the bridge will open on signal after at least a two hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge during the following periods: from May 25, 2007 through October 31, 2007, between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.; from November 1, 2007 through November 20, 2007 on weekdays between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m., and on weekends. At all other times the bridge will open on signal. DATES: This deviation is effective from May 25, 2007 through November 20, 2007. Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before November 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments and related material to Commander (dpb), First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch, One South Street, Battery Park Building, New York, New York, 10004, or deliver them to the same address between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except, Federal holidays. The First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, maintains the public PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 docket for this deviation. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in evaluating this test schedule by submitting comments or related material. If you do so, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this deviation (CGD01–07–034), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. Please submit all comments and related material in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying. If you would like to know if they reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Comments must be received by November 30, 2007. Background and Purpose The Bayville Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 9 feet at mean high water and 16 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations listed at 33 CFR 117.5, require the bridge to open on signal at all times. The bridge owner, County of Nassau, Department of Public Works, requested a change to the drawbridge operation regulations to help relieve the bridge owner from the burden of crewing the bridge during time periods when the bridge seldom receives requests to open. Under this temporary deviation the Bayville Bridge at mile 0.1, across Mill Neck Creek, shall open on signal after at least a two hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge during the following periods: From May 25, 2007 through October 31, 2007, between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.; From November 1, 2007 through November 20, 2007, on weekdays between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m., and on weekends. At all other times, the bridge will open on signal per 33 CFR 117.5. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[COTP San Francisco Bay 07-008]
RIN 1625-AA08


Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Blessing of the 
Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations 
(SLR) for the annual ``Blessing of the Pleasure Craft Fleet'' sponsored 
by the Corinthian Yacht Club in the navigable waters of San Francisco 
Bay on April 29, 2007. This action is necessary to control vessel 
traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators 
during the formation and transit of vessels involved in the ceremonies. 
During the enforcement period spectator vessels may not anchor, block, 
loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official 
patrol vessels within the area described during the event without 
permission from the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced from 8 a.m. 
to 12 p.m. on April 29, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ENS Sheral Richardson, Waterways 
Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 556-
2950 extension 140.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the special 
local regulations for the Corinthian Yacht Club--Blessing of the Fleet 
in 33 CFR 100.1103 on April 29, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the 
waters of San Francisco Bay transiting the Raccoon Straits.
    The Coast Guard has granted the event sponsor a marine event permit 
for the waterfront festival. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1103, 
spectator vessels may not anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through 
transit of participants or official patrol vessels within the area 
described during the event without permission from the Coast Guard 
Patrol Commander. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, 
State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing the SLR.
    This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1103 and 5 
U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the 
maritime community will be provided advance notification of these 
events via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port 
determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full 
duration stated in this notice, he may use a Broadcast Notice to 
Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

    Dated: April 12, 2007.
W.J. Uberti,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, San Francisco.
[FR Doc. E7-7686 Filed 4-20-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-15-P