Coast Guard August 24, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Solo Swim, Rhode Island Sound, Block Island, RI
Document Number: 2021-18095
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Rhode Island Sound within 500 yards of the swimmer crossing the channel from Block Island, Rhode Island to East Matunuck, Rhode Island. This safety zone is needed to protect the swimmer, event sponsors' safety vessels, and others in the maritime community from the safety hazards that may arise during his event. When enforced, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Southeastern New England or a designated representative.