Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events and Safety Zones; Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival; Santa Rosa Sound; Ft. Walton Beach, FL, 31493 [2012-12951]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 29, 2012 / Rules and Regulations [FR Doc. 2012–12933 Filed 5–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Parts 100 and 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0373] RIN 1625–AA08 RIN 1625–AA00 Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events and Safety Zones; Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival; Santa Rosa Sound; Ft. Walton Beach, FL Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: The Coast Guard will enforce a Special Local Regulation and a Safety Zone for the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in the Santa Rosa Sound, Ft. Walton Beach, FL on June 1 and June 2, 2012. This action is necessary to safeguard participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the regulated area 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) Mobile or a designated representative. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1, Table No. 99 and Sector Mobile No. 12; and 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Table No. 144 and Sector Mobile No. 3 will be enforced on June 1 and June 2, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email LT Lenell J. Carson, Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Waterways Division; telephone 251– 441–5940 or email Lenell.J.Carson@uscg.mil. SUMMARY: On June 1 and June 2, 2012, the Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1, Table No. 99 and Sector Mobile No. 12, and the Safety Zone in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Table No. 144 and Sector Mobile No. 3 for the annual Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.801, all persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels are erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:08 May 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 considered spectators. The ‘‘official patrol vessels’’ consist of any Coast Guard, state or local law enforcement and sponsor provided vessels assigned or approved by the Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, to patrol the event. Spectator vessels desiring to transit the regulated area listed in § 100.801 Table 1, Table No. 99 and Sector Mobile No. 12 may do so only with prior approval of the Patrol Commander and when so directed by that officer and will be operated at a no wake speed in a manner which will not endanger participants in the event or any other craft. No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for entry by or through an official patrol vessel. The Patrol Commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. Any spectator vessel may anchor outside the regulated area, but may not anchor in, block, or loiter in a navigable channel. The Patrol Commander may terminate the event or the operation of any vessel at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property. The Patrol Commander will terminate enforcement of the special regulations at the conclusion of the event. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.801, entry into the safety zone listed in Table 1, Table No. 144 and Sector Mobile No. 3 is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or passage through the safety zone must request permission from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port or designated representative. This notice is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners and Marine Information Broadcasts. If the Captain of the Port Mobile or Patrol Commander determines that the regulated area 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 grant PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 31493 general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: May 7, 2012. K.D. Ivery, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Mobile, Acting. [FR Doc. 2012–12951 Filed 5–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0384] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zones; Fourth of July Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Charleston Zone, SC Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing five temporary safety zones during Fourth of July Fireworks Displays on certain navigable waterways in Hilton Head Island, Mount Pleasant, Murrells Inlet, North Charleston, and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. SUMMARY: This rule is effective from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0384 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0384 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ They are also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary final rule, call or email Ensign John R. Santorum, Sector Charleston Office of Waterways Management, Coast Guard; telephone (843) 740–3184, email DATES: E:\FR\FM\29MYR1.SGM 29MYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 103 (Tuesday, May 29, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 31493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12951]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Parts 100 and 165

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0373]
RIN 1625-AA08
RIN 1625-AA00


Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Marine Events and Safety 
Zones; Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival; Santa Rosa Sound; Ft. Walton 
Beach, FL

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce a Special Local Regulation and a 
Safety Zone for the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in the Santa Rosa 
Sound, Ft. Walton Beach, FL on June 1 and June 2, 2012. This action is 
necessary to safeguard participants and spectators, including all 
crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Billy 
Bowlegs Pirate Festival. During the enforcement period, entry into, 
transiting or anchoring in the regulated area 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) Mobile or a designated representative.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1, Table No. 99 and 
Sector Mobile No. 12; and 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Table No. 144 and 
Sector Mobile No. 3 will be enforced on June 1 and June 2, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice 
of enforcement, call or email LT Lenell J. Carson, Coast Guard Sector 
Mobile, Waterways Division; telephone 251-441-5940 or email 
Lenell.J.Carson@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 1 and June 2, 2012, the Coast Guard 
will enforce the Special Local Regulation in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1, 
Table No. 99 and Sector Mobile No. 12, and the Safety Zone in 33 CFR 
165.801, Table 1, Table No. 144 and Sector Mobile No. 3 for the annual 
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.801, all persons and vessels not 
registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels 
are considered spectators. The ``official patrol vessels'' consist of 
any Coast Guard, state or local law enforcement and sponsor provided 
vessels assigned or approved by the Commander, Eighth Coast Guard 
District, to patrol the event. Spectator vessels desiring to transit 
the regulated area listed in Sec.  100.801 Table 1, Table No. 99 and 
Sector Mobile No. 12 may do so only with prior approval of the Patrol 
Commander and when so directed by that officer and will be operated at 
a no wake speed in a manner which will not endanger participants in the 
event or any other craft. No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, or 
impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels 
in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless 
cleared for entry by or through an official patrol vessel. The Patrol 
Commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the 
regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a 
vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the directions 
given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation 
for failure to comply, or both. Any spectator vessel may anchor outside 
the regulated area, but may not anchor in, block, or loiter in a 
navigable channel. The Patrol Commander may terminate the event or the 
operation of any vessel at any time it is deemed necessary for the 
protection of life or property. The Patrol Commander will terminate 
enforcement of the special regulations at the conclusion of the event.
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.801, entry into the safety zone 
listed in Table 1, Table No. 144 and Sector Mobile No. 3 is prohibited 
unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated 
representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or passage 
through the safety zone must request permission from the Captain of the 
Port or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all 
persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Captain 
of the Port or designated representative.
    This notice is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In 
addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will 
provide the maritime community with advance notification of this 
enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners and Marine Information 
Broadcasts.
    If the Captain of the Port Mobile or Patrol Commander determines 
that the regulated area 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 grant general permission to enter the regulated 
area.

    Dated: May 7, 2012.
K.D. Ivery,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Mobile, Acting.
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