Special Local Regulation; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, San Francisco, CA, 21824 [E8-8736]

Download as PDF 21824 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 23, 2008 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG–2008–0210] Special Local Regulation; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, Pacific InterClub Yacht Association, San Francisco, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Opening Day on San Francisco Bay special local regulation from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27, 2008. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no spectator or vessel shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the regulated areas during all applicable dates and times, unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Junior Grade Sheral Richardson, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 399–7436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for giving notice of the enforcement date less than 30 days before the enforcement period goes into effect. Delaying notice of the enforcement date would be contrary to the public interest, since immediate action is needed to ensure the safety of the event participants, support vessels, spectator craft and other vessels transiting the event area. However advance notification of this recurring event is being given to users of San Francisco Bay via broadcast notice to mariners and yacht club newsletters. The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the annual Opening Day on the Bay in 33 CFR 100.1103 on April 29, 2008, from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. The special local regulation includes San Francisco waterfront from Crissy Field to Pier 35, and can be defined by a line drawn from Fort Point (37[deg]48.66N, 122[deg]28.64W); thence easterly approximately 5,000 yards to a point located at 37[deg]49.15N, 122[deg]25.61W; thence easterly to the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:54 Apr 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 Blossom Rock Bell Buoy (37[deg]49.10N, 122[deg]24.20W); thence westerly to the Northeast corner of Pier 35; thence returning along the shoreline to the point of origin. 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. Vessels entering the regulated area shall follow the parade route established by the sponsor and be capable of maintaining an approximate speed of six knots. The parade will be interrupted, as necessary, to permit the passage of commercial vessel traffic, which must cross the parade route at a no-wake speed and perpendicular to the parade route. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1103 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). Even though this notice is published in the Federal Register, if the Captain of the Port 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. Dated: April 4, 2008. P.M. Gugg, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Sector San Francisco. [FR Doc. E8–8736 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG 2008–0200] Special Local Regulation; Blessing of the Fleet, Corinthian Yacht Club, San Francisco Bay, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Blessing of the Fleet special local regulation from 8 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. on April 27, 2008. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the regulated areas during all applicable PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 effective dates and times, unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced from 8 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. on April 27, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Junior Grade Sheral Richardson, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 399–7436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for giving notice of the enforcement date less than 30 days before the enforcement period goes into effect. Delaying notice of the enforcement date would be contrary to the public interest, since immediate action is needed to ensure the safety of the event participants, support vessels, spectator craft and other vessels transiting the event area. However advance notification of this recurring event is being given to users of San Francisco Bay via broadcast notice to mariners and yacht club newsletters. The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the annual Blessing of the Fleet in 33 CFR 100.1103 on April 29, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. The special local regulation includes Raccoon Straits and can be defined by a line drawn from Bluff Point the southeastern side of Tiburon Peninsula to Point Campbell on the northern edge of Angel Island, and a line drawn from Peninsula Point on the southern edge of Tiburon Peninsula to Point Stuart on the western edge of Angel Island. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1103, no spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the regulated areas during all applicable effective dates and times, unless cleared to do so by or through an official patrol vessel. Additionally, when hailed and/or signaled by an official patrol vessel, any spectator located within a regulated area during all applicable effective dates and times shall come to an immediate stop. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this special local regulation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1103 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). Even though this event is published in the Federal Register, if the Captain of the Port 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. E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 23, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0210]


Special Local Regulation; Opening Day on San Francisco Bay, 
Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, San Francisco, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Opening Day on San Francisco 
Bay special local regulation from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27, 
2008. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure 
the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement 
period, no spectator or vessel shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede 
the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels, in the 
regulated areas during all applicable dates and times, unless cleared 
to do so by or through an official patrol vessel.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.1103 will be enforced from 11:59 
a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Junior Grade Sheral 
Richardson, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San 
Francisco, at (415) 399-7436.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard 
finds that good cause exists for giving notice of the enforcement date 
less than 30 days before the enforcement period goes into effect. 
Delaying notice of the enforcement date would be contrary to the public 
interest, since immediate action is needed to ensure the safety of the 
event participants, support vessels, spectator craft and other vessels 
transiting the event area. However advance notification of this 
recurring event is being given to users of San Francisco Bay via 
broadcast notice to mariners and yacht club newsletters.
    The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the 
annual Opening Day on the Bay in 33 CFR 100.1103 on April 29, 2008, 
from 11:59 a.m. to 2 p.m. The special local regulation includes San 
Francisco waterfront from Crissy Field to Pier 35, and can be defined 
by a line drawn from Fort Point (37[deg]48.66N, 122[deg]28.64W); thence 
easterly approximately 5,000 yards to a point located at 37[deg]49.15N, 
122[deg]25.61W; thence easterly to the Blossom Rock Bell Buoy 
(37[deg]49.10N, 122[deg]24.20W); thence westerly to the Northeast 
corner of Pier 35; thence returning along the shoreline to the point of 
origin.
    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. Vessels 
entering the regulated area shall follow the parade route established 
by the sponsor and be capable of maintaining an approximate speed of 
six knots. The parade will be interrupted, as necessary, to permit the 
passage of commercial vessel traffic, which must cross the parade route 
at a no-wake speed and perpendicular to the parade route. The Coast 
Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement 
agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice is issued under 
authority of 33 CFR 100.1103 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). Even though this 
notice is published in the Federal Register, if the Captain of the Port 
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.

    Dated: April 4, 2008.
P.M. Gugg,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Sector San Francisco.
[FR Doc. E8-8736 Filed 4-22-08; 8:45 am]
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