Coast Guard April 21, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulation, Newport to Bermuda Regatta, Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI
Document Number: 2016-09276
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation for the biennial Newport to Bermuda Regatta, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2016. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators from the inherent dangers associated with these types of races, which include numerous large, fast sailing vessels and hundreds of spectator vessels. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area except for participants in the event, supporting personnel, vessels registered with the event organizer, and personnel or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard on-scene patrol commander.
Special Local Regulation; Wy-Hi Rowing Regatta; Detroit River, Trenton Channel; Wyandotte, MI
Document Number: 2016-09275
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation controlling movement of vessels for certain waters of the Detroit River, Trenton Channel. This action is necessary and is intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters to be used for a rowing event immediately prior to, during, and immediately after this event. This regulation requires vessels to maintain a minimum speed for safe navigation and maneuvering.