[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 98 (Friday, May 21, 1999)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 27694]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-12825]



Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

RIN 2115-AE46

Special Local Regulation: Harvard-Yale Regatta, Thames River, New 
London, CT

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of implementation.


SUMMARY: This notice puts into effect the permanent regulations for the 
annual Harvard-Yale Regatta, a rowing competition held on the Thames 
River in New London, CT. The regulation is necessary to control vessel 
traffic within the immediate vicinity of the event because of the 
confined nature of the waterway and anticipated congestion at the time 
of the event. It provides for the safety of life and property on the 
affected navigable waters.

EFFECTIVE DATE: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.101 are effective on June 
5, 1999, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. If the regatta is canceled because 
of weather, this section will be in effect on the following day, Sunday 
June 6, 1999, during the same hours.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Petty Officer William M. Anderson, 
Office of Search and Rescue, First Coast Guard District, (617) 223-

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice implements the permanent special 
local regulation governing the 1999 Harvard-Yale Regatta. A portion of 
the Thames River in New London, Connecticut, will be closed during the 
effective period to all vessel traffic except participants, official 
regatta vessels, and patrol craft. The regulated area is that area of 
the river between the Penn-Central drawbridge and Bartlett's Cove. 
Additional public notification will be made by the First Coast Guard 
District Local Notice to Mariners and marine-safety broadcasts. The 
full text of this regulation appears in 33 CFR 100.101.

    Dated: May 5, 1999.
R.M. Larrabee,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 99-12825 Filed 5-20-99; 8:45 am]