[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 9 (Tuesday, January 14, 2020)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 2069-2078]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00330]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket Number USCG-2018-0949]
RIN 1625-AA08


Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector St. 
Petersburg

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard proposes to revise existing regulations and 
consolidate into one table special local regulations for recurring 
marine events at various locations within the geographic boundaries of 
the Seventh Coast Guard District Captain of the Port (COTP) St. 
Petersburg Zone. Consolidating marine events into one table simplifies 
Coast Guard oversight and public notification of special local 
regulations within COTP St. Petersburg Zone. The Coast Guard invites 
your comments on this proposed rulemaking.

DATES: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast 
Guard on or before February 13, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-
2018-0749 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ``Public Participation and Request for 
Comments'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further 
instructions on submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
proposed rulemaking, call or email Marine Science Technician First 
Class Michael D. Shackleford, Sector St. Petersburg Prevention 
Department, Coast Guard; telephone (813) 228-2191, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Table of Abbreviations

CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COTP Captain of the Port
DHS Department of Homeland Security
FR Federal Register
NPRM Notice of proposed rulemaking
Sec.  Section
U.S.C. United States Code

II. Background, Purpose, and Legal Basis

    Recurring marine events within the Seventh Coast Guard District are 
currently listed in 33 CFR 100.701, Table to Sec.  100.701. The process 
for amending the table (e.g. adding or removing marine events) is 
lengthy and inefficient since it includes recurring marine events for 
seven different COTP zones within the Seventh District. To expedite and 
simplify the rule-making process for new marine events/special local 
regulations, COTP's resorted to creating individual rules rather than 
amending the Table to Sec.  100.701.
    This rule serves two purposes: (1) Create a table of recurring 
marine events/special local regulations occurring solely within the 
COTP St. Petersburg Zone, and (2) consolidate into that table marine 
events/special local regulations previously established outside of 
Table to Sec.  100.701. The proposed new table would facilitate 
management of and public access to information about marine events 
within the COTP St. Petersburg Zone.
    The Coast Guard proposes this rulemaking under authority in 46 
U.S.C. 70041.

III. Discussion of Proposed Rule

    This rule proposes to make the following changes:
    1. Establish 33 CFR 100.703 Special Local Regulations; Marine 
Events Within the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg Zone;
    2. Remove the existing marine events/special local regulations 
listed in Table to Sec.  100.701(c) under COTP Zone St. Petersburg; 
Special Local Regulations to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  
100.703;
    3. Delete the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.717 
for the ``Annual Fort Myers Beach Offshore Grand Prix; Fort Myers, FL'' 
because it is no longer held;
    4. Delete the existing special local regulation in in Sec.  100.718 
for the ``Annual Suncoast Kilo Run; Sarasota Bay, Sarasota, FL'' 
because it is no longer held;
    5. Move the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.720 for 
the event, ``Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix, Gulf of Mexico; Sarasota, 
FL'' to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, and delete 
existing Sec.  100.720;
    6. Move the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.721 for 
the event, ``Clearwater Super Boat National Championship, Gulf of 
Mexico; Clearwater Beach, FL'', to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to 
Sec.  100.703, and delete existing Sec.  100.721;
    7. Move the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.722 for 
the event, ``Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta, Manatee River; 
Bradenton, FL'' to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, 
and delete existing Sec.  100.722;
    8. Delete the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.728 
for the event, ``Hurricane Offshore Classic, St. Petersburg, FL'' 
because it is no longer held;
    9. Move the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.734 for 
the event, ``Annual Gasparilla Marine Parade; Hillsborough bay, Tampa, 
FL'' to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, and delete 
existing Sec.  100.734;
    10. Move the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.735 for 
the event, ``Annual OPA World Championships, Gulf of Mexico; Englewood 
Beach, FL'' to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, and 
delete existing Sec.  100.735;
    11. Delete the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.736 
for the event, ``Annual Fort Myers Beach air show'' because it is no 
longer held;
    12. Delete the existing special local regulation in Sec.  100.740 
for the event, ``Annual Offshore Super Series Boat Race'' because it is 
no longer held;
    13. Add new event, ``Gulfport Grand Prix, Gulfport, FL'' to 
proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, Line 3;
    14. Add new event, ``St. Pete Beach Grand Prix of the Gulf, St. 
Pete Beach, FL'' to proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, 
Line 4;
    15. Add new event, ``Battle of the Bridges, Venice, FL'' to 
proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, Line 6; and
    16. Add new event, ``Roar Offshore, Fort Myers Beach, FL'' to 
proposed new Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703, Line 8.
    The marine events as listed in proposed new Table to proposed new 
Sec.  100.703, Table to Sec.  100.703 are scheduled to occur over a 
particular time during each month each year. Exact dates are 
intentionally omitted since calendar dates for a specific events change 
from year to year. Once dates for a marine event are known, the Coast 
Guard will notify the public of its intent to enforce the special local 
regulation through various means including a Notice of Enforcement 
published in the Federal Register, Local Notice to Mariners, and 
Broadcast Notice to Mariners.

IV. Regulatory Analyses

    We developed this proposed rule after considering numerous statutes 
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Executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses 
based on a number of these statutes and Executive orders and we discuss 
First Amendment rights of protestors.

A. Regulatory Planning and Review

    Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 direct agencies to assess the 
costs and benefits of available regulatory alternatives and, if 
regulation is necessary, to select regulatory approaches that maximize 
net benefits. Executive Order 13771 directs agencies to control 
regulatory costs through a budgeting process. This NPRM has not been 
designated a ``significant regulatory action,'' under Executive Order 
12866. Accordingly, the NPRM has not been reviewed by the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB), and pursuant to OMB guidance it is exempt 
from the requirements of Executive Order 13771.
    This regulatory action determination is based on the size, 
location, and duration of the special local regulations. These areas 
are limited in size and duration, and usually do not affect high vessel 
traffic areas. Moreover, the Coast Guard would provide advance notice 
of the regulated areas to the local maritime community via Notice of 
Enforcement published in the Federal Register, by Local Notice to 
Mariners, Broadcast to Mariners via VHF-FM marine channel 16, and the 
rule would allow vessels to seek permission to enter the regulated 
area.

B. Impact on Small Entities

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, as 
amended, requires Federal agencies to consider the potential impact of 
regulations on small entities during rulemaking. The term ``small 
entities'' comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations 
that are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their 
fields, and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 
50,000. The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this 
proposed rule would not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities.
    While some owners or operators of vessels intending to transit the 
safety zone may be small entities, for the reasons stated in section 
IV.A above, this proposed rule would not have a significant economic 
impact on any vessel owner or operator.
    If you think that your business, organization, or governmental 
jurisdiction qualifies as a small entity and that this rule would have 
a significant economic impact on it, please submit a comment (see 
ADDRESSES) explaining why you think it qualifies and how and to what 
degree this rule would economically affect it.
    Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement 
Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-121), we want to assist small 
entities in understanding this proposed rule. If the rule would affect 
your small business, organization, or governmental jurisdiction and you 
have questions concerning its provisions or options for compliance, 
please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section. The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small entities that 
question or complain about this proposed rule or any policy or action 
of the Coast Guard.

C. Collection of Information

    This proposed rule would not call for a new collection of 
information under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-
3520).

D. Federalism and Indian Tribal Governments

    A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, 
Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on the States, on the 
relationship between the national government and the States, or on the 
distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of 
government. We have analyzed this proposed rule under that Order and 
have determined that it is consistent with the fundamental federalism 
principles and preemption requirements described in Executive Order 
13132.
    Also, this proposed rule does not have tribal implications under 
Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments, because it would not have a substantial direct effect on 
one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal 
Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and 
responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. If 
you believe this proposed rule has implications for federalism or 
Indian tribes, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section.

E. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

    The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531-1538) 
requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary 
regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may 
result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in 
the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 (adjusted for 
inflation) or more in any one year. Though this proposed rule would not 
result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule 
elsewhere in this preamble.

F. Environment

    We have analyzed this proposed rule under Department of Homeland 
Security Directive 023-01, Rev. 1, associated implementing 
instructions, and Environmental Planning COMDTINST 5090.1 (series), 
which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321-4370f), and have made 
a preliminary determination that this action is one of a category of 
actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant 
effect on the human environment. This proposed rule involves the 
establishment of special local regulations for recurring marine events 
within the COTP St. Petersburg Zone. Normally such actions are 
categorically excluded from further review under paragraphs L61 of 
Appendix A, Table 1 of DHS Instruction Manual 023-01-001-01, Rev. 1. A 
preliminary Memorandum for Record supporting this determination is 
available in the docket where indicated in ADDRESSES. We seek any 
comments or information that may lead to the discovery of a significant 
environmental impact from this proposed rule.

G. Protest Activities

    The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. 
Protesters are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so that 
your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or 
security of people, places, or vessels.

V. Public Participation and Request for Comments

    We view public participation as essential to effective rulemaking, 
and will consider all comments and material received during the comment 
period. Your comment can help shape the outcome of this rulemaking. If 
you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this 
rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to which 
each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or 
recommendation.
    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be 
submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the 
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CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions.
    We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted 
without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any 
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the 
docket, see DHS's Correspondence System of Records notice (84 FR 48645, 
September 26, 2018).
    Documents mentioned in this NPRM as being available in the docket, 
and all public comments, will be in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that website's 
instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up 
for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted or a 
final rule is published.

List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100

    Harbors, Marine Safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and Record 
keeping requirements, Security measures, Waterways.

    For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard proposes 
to amend 33 CFR parts 100 as follows:

PART 100--SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS

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1. The authority citation for Part 100 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 46 U.S.C. 70041; 33 CFR 1.05-1.

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2. In Sec.  100.701 revise Table to Sec.  100.701.


Sec.  100.701  Special Local Regulations; Marine Events in the Seventh 
Coast Guard District.

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                                             Table to Sec.   100.701
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              No./date                        Event                  Sponsor                   Location
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                                (a) COTP Zone San Juan; Special Local Regulations
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1. 1st Friday, Saturday, and Sunday  CNSJ International      Club Nautico de San     San Juan, Puerto Rico; (1)
 of February.                         Regatta.                Juan.                   Outer Harbor Race Area.
                                                                                      All waters of Bahia de San
                                                                                      Juan within a line
                                                                                      connecting the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at Point
                                                                                      1 in position 18[deg]28.4'
                                                                                      N, 66[deg]07.6' W; then
                                                                                      south to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]28.1' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.8' W; then
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]27.8' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.4' W; then
                                                                                      southeast to point 4 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]27.6' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.3' W; then west
                                                                                      to point 5 in position
                                                                                      18[deg]27.6' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.8' W; then north
                                                                                      to point 6 in position
                                                                                      18[deg]28.4' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.8' W; then east
                                                                                      to the origin.
                                                                                     (2) Inner Harbor Race Area;
                                                                                      All waters of Bahia de San
                                                                                      Juan within a line
                                                                                      connecting the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at Point
                                                                                      1 in position 18[deg]27.6'
                                                                                      N, 66[deg]07.8' W; then
                                                                                      east to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]27.6' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.1' W; then
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]27.4' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]06.9' W; then west
                                                                                      to point 4 in position
                                                                                      18[deg]27.4' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]07.7' W; then
                                                                                      northwest to the origin.
2. Last Full Weekend of March......  St. Thomas              St. Thomas Yacht Club.  St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin
                                      International Regatta.                          Islands; All waters of St.
                                                                                      Thomas Harbor encompassed
                                                                                      within the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at Point
                                                                                      1 in position 18[deg]19.9'
                                                                                      N, 64[deg]55.9' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.97' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.8' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.6' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.6' W; thence
                                                                                      south to point 4 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.1' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.5' W; thence
                                                                                      west to point 5 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.1' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.6' W; thence
                                                                                      north to point 6 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.6' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.8' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest back to origin
                                                                                      at Harbor, St. Thomas, San
                                                                                      Juan.
3. Last week of April..............  St. Thomas Carnival...  Virgin Islands          St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin
                                                              Carnival Committee.     Islands; (1) Race Area.
                                                                                      All waters of the St.
                                                                                      Thomas Harbor located
                                                                                      around Hassel Island, St.
                                                                                      Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      18[deg]20.2' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.1' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.7' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.7' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.4' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.7' W; thence
                                                                                      southwest to point 4 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.0' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest to point 5 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.9' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.5' W; thence
                                                                                      northeast to point 6 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.2' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]56.3' W; thence
                                                                                      east back to origin.
                                                                                     (2) Jet Ski Race Area. All
                                                                                      waters encompassed the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      18[deg]20.1' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.9' W; thence
                                                                                      west to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.1' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.1' W; thence
                                                                                      north to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.1' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.9' W; thence
                                                                                      south back to origin.

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                                                                                     (3) Buffer Zone. All waters
                                                                                      of the St. Thomas Harbor
                                                                                      located around Hassel
                                                                                      Island, encompassed within
                                                                                      the following points:
                                                                                      Starting at Point 1 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.9' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.7' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.7' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.72' W; thence
                                                                                      southwest to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.2' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest to Point 5 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.9' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.5' W; thence
                                                                                      northeast to Point 6 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]56.3' W; thence
                                                                                      east back to origin.
                                                                                     (4) Spectator Area. All
                                                                                      waters of the St. Thomas
                                                                                      Harbor located east of
                                                                                      Hassel Island, encompassed
                                                                                      within the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at Point
                                                                                      1 in position 18[deg]20.3'
                                                                                      N, 64[deg]55.8' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19.9' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.7' W; thence
                                                                                      northeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]20.2' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]55.5' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest back to origin.
4. 1st Sunday of May...............  Ironman 70.3 St. Croix  Project St. Croix, Inc  St. Croix (Christiansted
                                                                                      Harbor), U.S. Virgin
                                                                                      Islands; All waters
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: point 1
                                                                                      on the shoreline at Kings
                                                                                      Wharf at position
                                                                                      17[deg]44'51'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]42'16'' W, thence
                                                                                      north to point 2 at the
                                                                                      southwest corner of
                                                                                      Protestant Cay in position
                                                                                      17[deg]44'56'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]42'12'' W, then
                                                                                      east along the shoreline
                                                                                      to point 3 at the
                                                                                      southeast corner of
                                                                                      Protestant Cay in position
                                                                                      17[deg]44'56'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]42'08'' W, thence
                                                                                      northeast to point 4 at
                                                                                      Christiansted Harbor
                                                                                      Channel Round Reef
                                                                                      Northeast Junction Lighted
                                                                                      Buoy RR in position
                                                                                      17[deg]45'24'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]41'45'' W, thence
                                                                                      southeast to point 5 at
                                                                                      Christiansted Schooner
                                                                                      Channel Lighted Buoy 5 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]45'18'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]41'43'' W, thence
                                                                                      southwest to point 6 at
                                                                                      Christiansted Harbor
                                                                                      Channel Buoy 15 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]44'56'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]41'56'' W, thence
                                                                                      southwest to point 7 on
                                                                                      the shoreline north of
                                                                                      Fort Christiansted in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]44'51'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]42'05'' W, thence
                                                                                      west along the shoreline
                                                                                      to origin.
5. July 4th........................  Fireworks Display.....  St. John Festival &     St. John (West of Cruz Bay/
                                                              Cul., Org.              Northeast of Steven Cay),
                                                                                      U.S. Virgin Islands; All
                                                                                      waters from the surface to
                                                                                      the bottom for a radius of
                                                                                      200 yards centered around
                                                                                      position 18[deg]19'55'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]48'06'' W.
6. 3rd Week of July, Sunday........  San Juan Harbor Swim..  Municipality of         San Juan Harbor, San Juan,
                                                              Cata[ntilde]o.          Puerto Rico; All waters
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: point 1:
                                                                                      La Puntilla Final, Coast
                                                                                      Guard Base at position
                                                                                      18[deg]27'33'' N,
                                                                                      066[deg]07'00'' W, then
                                                                                      south to point 2:
                                                                                      Cata[ntilde]o Ferry Pier
                                                                                      at position 18[deg]26'36''
                                                                                      N, 066[deg]07'00'' W, then
                                                                                      northeast along the
                                                                                      Cata[ntilde]o shoreline to
                                                                                      point 3: Punta
                                                                                      Cata[ntilde]o at position
                                                                                      18[deg]26'40'' N,
                                                                                      066[deg]06'48'' W, then
                                                                                      northwest to point 4: Pier
                                                                                      1 San Juan at position
                                                                                      18[deg]27'40'' N,
                                                                                      066[deg]06'49'' W, then
                                                                                      back along the shoreline
                                                                                      to origin.
7. 1st Sunday of September.........  Cruce A Nado            Cruce a Nado Inc......  Ponce Harbor, Bahia de
                                      International.                                  Ponce, San Juan; All
                                                                                      waters of Bahia de Ponce
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      17[deg]58.9' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]37.5' W; thence
                                                                                      southwest to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]57.5' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]38.2' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]57.4' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]37.9' W; thence
                                                                                      northeast to point 4 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]58.7' N,
                                                                                      66[deg]37.3' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest along the
                                                                                      northeastern shoreline of
                                                                                      Bahia de Ponce to the
                                                                                      origin.
8. 2nd Sunday of October...........  St. Croix Coral Reef    The Buccaneer Resort..  St. Croix, U.S. Virgin
                                      Swim.                                           Islands; All waters of
                                                                                      Christiansted Harbor
                                                                                      within the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at Point
                                                                                      1 in position 18[deg]45.7'
                                                                                      N, 64[deg]40.6' W; then
                                                                                      northeast to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 18[deg]47.3' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]37.5 W; then
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]46.9' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]37.2' W; then
                                                                                      southwest to point 4 in
                                                                                      position 17[deg]45.51' N,
                                                                                      64[deg]39.7' W; then
                                                                                      northwest to the origin.

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9. December 31st...................  Fireworks St. Thomas,   Mr. Victor Laurenza,    St. Thomas (Great Bay
                                      Great Bay.              Pyrotecnico, New        area), U.S. Virgin
                                                              Castle, PA.             Islands; All waters within
                                                                                      a radius of 600 feet
                                                                                      centered around position
                                                                                      18[deg]19'14'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]50'18'' W.
10. December--1st week.............  Christmas Boat Parade.  St. Croix Christmas     St. Croix (Christiansted
                                                              Boat Committee.         Harbor), U.S. Virgin
                                                                                      Islands; 200 yards off-
                                                                                      shore around Protestant
                                                                                      Cay beginning in position
                                                                                      17[deg]45'56'' N,
                                                                                      064[deg]42'16'' W, around
                                                                                      the cay and back to the
                                                                                      beginning position.
11. December--2nd week.............  Christmas Boat Parade.  Club Nautico de San     San Juan, Puerto Rico;
                                                              Juan.                   Parade route. All waters
                                                                                      of San Juan Harbor within
                                                                                      a moving zone that will
                                                                                      begin at Club Nautico de
                                                                                      San Juan, move towards El
                                                                                      Morro and then return, to
                                                                                      Club Nautico de San Juan;
                                                                                      this zone will at all
                                                                                      times extend 50 yards in
                                                                                      front of the lead vessel,
                                                                                      50 yards behind the last
                                                                                      vessel, and 50 yards out
                                                                                      from all participating
                                                                                      vessels.
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                                (b) COTP Zone Key West; Special Local Regulations
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1. 3rd Saturday of January, Monday-  Yachting Key West Race  Premiere Racing, Inc..  Inside the reef on either
 Friday.                              Week.                                           side of main ship channel,
                                                                                      Key West Harbor Entrance,
                                                                                      Key West, Florida.
2. Last Friday of April............  Conch Republic Navy     Conch Republic........  All waters approximately
                                      Parade and Battle.                              150 yards offshore from
                                                                                      Ocean Key Sunset Pier,
                                                                                      Mallory Square and the
                                                                                      Hilton Pier within the Key
                                                                                      West Harbor in Key West,
                                                                                      Florida.
3. 1st Weekend of June.............  Swim around Key West..  Florida Keys Community  Beginning at Smather's
                                                              College.                Beach in Key West,
                                                                                      Florida. The regulated
                                                                                      area will move, west to
                                                                                      the area offshore of Fort
                                                                                      Zach State Park, north
                                                                                      through Key West Harbor,
                                                                                      east through Flemming Cut,
                                                                                      south on Cow Key Channel
                                                                                      and west back to origin
                                                                                      The center of the
                                                                                      regulated area will at all
                                                                                      times remain approximately
                                                                                      50 yards offshore of the
                                                                                      island of Key West,
                                                                                      Florida; extend 50 yards
                                                                                      in front of the lead
                                                                                      safety vessel preceding
                                                                                      the first race
                                                                                      participants; extend 50
                                                                                      yards behind the safety
                                                                                      vessel trailing the last
                                                                                      race participants; and at
                                                                                      all times extend 100 yards
                                                                                      on either side of the race
                                                                                      participants and safety
                                                                                      vessels.
4. 2nd Week of November, Wednesday-  Key West World          Super Boat              In the Atlantic Ocean, off
 Sunday.                              Championship.           International           the tip of Key West,
                                                              Productions, Inc.       Florida, on the waters of
                                                                                      the Key West Main Ship
                                                                                      Channel, Key West Turning
                                                                                      Basin, and Key West Harbor
                                                                                      Entrance.
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                              (c) COTP Zone Jacksonville; Special Local Regulations
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1. Last Saturday of February.......  El Cheapo Sheepshead    Jacksonville Offshore   Mayport Boat Ramp,
                                      Tournament.             Fishing Club.           Jacksonville, Florida; 500
                                                                                      foot radius from the boat
                                                                                      ramp.
2. 1st Saturday of March...........  Jacksonville            Stanton Rowing          Ortega River Race Course,
                                      Invitational.           Foundation (May vary).  Jacksonville, Florida;
                                                                                      South of Timuquana Bridge.
3. 1st Saturday of March...........  Stanton Invitational    Stanton Rowing          Ortega River Race Course,
                                      (Rowing Race).          Foundation.             Jacksonville, Florida;
                                                                                      South of Timuquana Bridge.
4. 1st weekend of March............  Hydro X Tour..........  H2X Racing Promotions.  Lake Dora, Tavares,
                                                                                      Florida; All waters
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      north to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      west back to origin.
5. 2nd Full Weekend of March.......  TICO Warbird Air Show.  Valiant Air Command...  Titusville; Indian River,
                                                                                      FL: All waters encompassed
                                                                                      within the following
                                                                                      points: Starting at the
                                                                                      shoreline then due east to
                                                                                      Point 1 at position
                                                                                      28[deg]31'25.15'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]46'32.73'' W, then
                                                                                      south to Point 2 located
                                                                                      at position
                                                                                      28[deg]30'55.42'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]46'32.75'' W, then
                                                                                      due west to the shoreline.
6. 3rd Weekend of March............  Tavares Spring Thunder  Classic Race Boat       Lake Dora, Florida, waters
                                      Regatta.                Association.            500 yards seaward of
                                                                                      Wooten Park.
7. Palm Sunday in March or April...  Blessing of the Fleet-- City of Jacksonville    St. Johns River,
                                      Jacksonville.           Office of Special       Jacksonville, Florida in
                                                              Events.                 the vicinity of
                                                                                      Jacksonville Landing
                                                                                      between the Main Street
                                                                                      Bridge and Acosta Bride.
8. Palm Sunday in March or April...  Blessing of the Fleet-- City of St. Augustine.  St. Augustine Municipal
                                      St. Augustine.                                  Marina (entire marina),
                                                                                      St. Augustine Florida.

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9. 1st Full Weekend of April         Mount Dora Yacht Club   Mount Dora Yacht Club.  Lake Dora, Mount Dora,
 (Saturday and Sunday).               Sailing Regatta.                                Florida--500 feet off
                                                                                      Grantham Point.
10. 3rd Saturday of April..........  Jacksonville City       Stanton Rowing          Ortega River Race Course,
                                      Championships.          Foundation.             Jacksonville, Florida;
                                                                                      South of Timuquana Bridge.
11. 3rd weekend of April...........  Florida Times Union     The Florida Times-      Sister's Creek,
                                      Redfish Roundup.        Union.                  Jacksonville, Florida; All
                                                                                      waters within a 100 yard
                                                                                      radius of Jim King Park
                                                                                      and Boat Ramp at Sister's
                                                                                      Creek Marina, Sister's
                                                                                      Creek.
12. 2nd Weekend in May.............  Saltwater Classic--     Cox Events Group......  All waters of the Port
                                      Port Canaveral.                                 Canaveral Harbor located
                                                                                      in the vicinity of Port
                                                                                      Canaveral, Florida
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      28[deg]24'32'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]37'22'' W, then
                                                                                      north to Point 2
                                                                                      28[deg]24'35'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]37'22'' W, then
                                                                                      due east to Point 3 at
                                                                                      28[deg]24'35'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]36'45'' W, then
                                                                                      south to Point 4 at
                                                                                      28[deg]24'32'' N,
                                                                                      080[deg]36'45'', then west
                                                                                      back to the original
                                                                                      point.
13. 1st Friday of May..............  Isle of Eight Flags     City of Fernandina      All waters within a 500
                                      Shrimp Festival         Beach.                  yard radius around
                                      Pirate Landing and                              approximate position
                                      Fireworks.                                      30[deg]40'15'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]28'10'' W.
14. 1st Saturday of May............  Mug Race..............  The Rudder Club of      St. Johns River; Palatka to
                                                              Jacksonville, Inc.      Buckman Bridge.
15. 3rd Friday--Sunday of May......  Space Coast Super Boat  Super Boat              Atlantic Ocean in the
                                      Grand Prix.             International           vicinity of Cocoa Beach,
                                                              Productions, Inc.       Florida includes all
                                                                                      waters encompassed within
                                                                                      the following points:
                                                                                      Starting at Point 1 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]22'16'' N,
                                                                                      80[deg]36'04'' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]22'15'' N,
                                                                                      80[deg]35'39'' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]19'47'' N,
                                                                                      80[deg]35'55'' W; thence
                                                                                      west to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]19'47'' N,
                                                                                      80[deg]36'22'' W; thence
                                                                                      north back to origin.
16. 4th weekend of May.............  Memorial Day RiverFest  City of Green Cove      St. Johns River, Green Cove
                                                              Springs.                Springs, Florida; All
                                                                                      waters within a 500-yard
                                                                                      radius around approximate
                                                                                      position 29[deg]59'39'' N,
                                                                                      081[deg]40'33'' W.
17. Last full week of May (Monday-   Bluewater Invitational  Northeast Florida       There is a no-wake zone in
 Friday).                             Tournament.             Marlin Association.     affect from the St.
                                                                                      Augustine City Marina out
                                                                                      to the end of the St.
                                                                                      Augustine Jetty's 6 a.m.-8
                                                                                      a.m. and 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                                      during the above days.
18. 2nd weekend of June............  Hydro X Tour..........  H2X Racing Promotions.  Lake Dora, Tavares,
                                                                                      Florida; All waters
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      north to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      west back to origin.
19. 1st Saturday of June...........  Florida Sport Fishing   Florida Sport Fishing   Port Canaveral, Florida
                                      Association Offshore    Association.            from Sunrise Marina to the
                                      Fishing Tournament.                             end of Port Canaveral
                                                                                      Inlet.
20. 2nd weekend of June (Saturday    Kingfish Challenge....  Ancient City Game Fish  There is a no-wake zone in
 and Sunday).                                                 Association.            affect from the St.
                                                                                      Augustine City Marina in
                                                                                      St. Augustine, Florida out
                                                                                      to the end of the St.
                                                                                      Augustine Jetty's 6 a.m.-8
                                                                                      a.m. and 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
21. 3rd Friday-Sunday of June......  Daytona Beach Grand     Powerboat P1-USA......  All waters of the Atlantic
                                      Prix of the Sea.                                Ocean East of Cocoa Beach,
                                                                                      Florida encompassed within
                                                                                      the following points:
                                                                                      Starting at Point 1 in
                                                                                      position 29[deg]14'60'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]00'77'' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 29[deg]14'78'' N,
                                                                                      80[deg]59'802'' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]13'860''
                                                                                      N, 80[deg]59'76'' W;
                                                                                      thence west to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 29[deg]13'68'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]00'28'' W; thence
                                                                                      north back to origin.
22. 3rd Saturday of July...........  Halifax Rowing          Halifax Rowing          Halifax River, Daytona,
                                      Association Summer      Association.            Florida, south of Memorial
                                      Regatta.                                        Bridge--East Side.
23. 3rd week of July...............  Greater Jacksonville    Jacksonville Marine     Jacksonville, Florida; All
                                      Kingfish Tournament.    Charities, Inc.         waters of the St. Johns
                                                                                      River, from lighted buoy
                                                                                      10 (LLNR 2190) in
                                                                                      approximate position
                                                                                      30[deg]24'22'' N,
                                                                                      081[deg]24'59'' W to
                                                                                      Lighted Buoy 25 (LLNR
                                                                                      7305).
24. Last weekend of September......  Jacksonville Dragon     In the Pink Boutique,   St. John's River,
                                      Boat Festival.          Inc.                    Jacksonville, Florida. In
                                                                                      front of the Landing,
                                                                                      between the Acosta & Main
                                                                                      Street bridges from
                                                                                      approximate position
                                                                                      30[deg]19'26'' N,
                                                                                      081[deg]39'47'' W to
                                                                                      approximate position
                                                                                      30[deg]19'26'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]39'32'' W.

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25. 2nd week of October............  First Coast Head Race.  Stanton Rowing          St. Johns River and
                                                              Foundation.             Arlington River,
                                                                                      Jacksonville, Florida,
                                                                                      starting near the
                                                                                      Arlington Marina and
                                                                                      ending on the Arlington
                                                                                      River near the Atlantic
                                                                                      Blvd. Bridge.
26. 1st weekend of November........  Hydro X Tour..........  H2X Racing Promotions.  Lake Dora, Tavares,
                                                                                      Florida; All waters
                                                                                      encompassed within the
                                                                                      following points: Starting
                                                                                      at Point 1 in position
                                                                                      28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      south to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'41'' W; thence
                                                                                      east to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'53'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      north to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 28[deg]47'59'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]43'19'' W; thence
                                                                                      west back to origin.
27. 3rd Weekend of November........  Tavares Fall Thunder    Classic Race Boat       Lake Dora, Florida, waters
                                      Regatta.                Association.            500 yards seaward of
                                                                                      Wooten Park.
28. 2nd Saturday of December.......  St. Johns River         St. Johns River         St. Johns River, Deland,
                                      Christmas Boat Parade.  Christmas Boat          Florida; Whitehair Bridge,
                                                              Parade, Inc.            Deland to Lake Beresford.
29. 2nd Saturday of December.......  Christmas Boat Parade   Halifax River Yacht     Daytona Beach, Florida;
                                      (Daytona Beach/         Club.                   Halifax River from
                                      Halifax River).                                 Seabreeze Bridge to
                                                                                      Halifax Harbor Marina.
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                                (d) COTP Zone Savannah; Special Local Regulations
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1. May, 2nd weekend, Sunday........  Blessing of the Fleet-- Knights of Columbus--   Brunswick River from the
                                      Brunswick.              Brunswick.              start of the East branch
                                                                                      of the Brunswick River
                                                                                      (East Brunswick River) to
                                                                                      the Golden Isles Parkway
                                                                                      Bridge.
2. 3rd full weekend of July........  Augusta Southern        Augusta Southern        Savannah River, Augusta,
                                      Nationals Drag Boat     Nationals.              Georgia, from the US
                                      Races.                                          Highway 1 (Fifth Street)
                                                                                      Bridge at mile 199.5 to
                                                                                      Eliot's Fish Camp at mile
                                                                                      197.
3. Last weekend of September.......  Ironman 70.3..........  Ironman...............  All waters of the Savannah
                                                                                      River encompassed within
                                                                                      the following points:
                                                                                      Starting at Point 1 in
                                                                                      position 33[deg]28'44'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]57'53'' W; thence
                                                                                      northeast to Point 2 in
                                                                                      position 33[deg]28'50'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]57'50'' W; thence
                                                                                      southeast to Point 3 in
                                                                                      position 33[deg]27'51'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]55'36'' W; thence
                                                                                      southwest to Point 4 in
                                                                                      position 33[deg]27'47'' N,
                                                                                      81[deg]55'43'' W; thence
                                                                                      northwest back to origin.
4. 1st Saturday after Thanksgiving   Savannah Harbor Boat    Westin Resort,          Savannah River, Savannah
 Day in November.                     Parade of Lights and    Savannah.               Riverfront, Georgia,
                                      Fireworks.                                      Talmadge bridge to a line
                                                                                      drawn at 146 degrees true
                                                                                      from Dayboard 62.
5. 2nd Saturday of November........  Head of the South       Augusta Rowing Club...  Savannah River, Augusta,
                                      Regatta.                                        Georgia; All waters within
                                                                                      a moving zone, beginning
                                                                                      at Daniel Island Pier in
                                                                                      approximate position
                                                                                      32[deg]51'20'' N,
                                                                                      079[deg]54'06'' W, South
                                                                                      along the coast of Daniel
                                                                                      Island, across the Wando
                                                                                      River to Hobcaw Yacht
                                                                                      Club, in approximate
                                                                                      position 32[deg]49'20'' N,
                                                                                      079[deg]53'49'' W, South
                                                                                      along the coast of Mt.
                                                                                      Pleasant, S.C., to
                                                                                      Charleston Harbor Resort
                                                                                      Marina, in approximate
                                                                                      position 32[deg]47'20'' N,
                                                                                      079[deg]54'39'' W. There
                                                                                      will be a temporary
                                                                                      Channel Closer from 0730
                                                                                      to 0815 on June 01, 2013
                                                                                      between Wando River
                                                                                      Terminal Buoy 3 (LLNR
                                                                                      3305), and Wando River
                                                                                      Terminal Buoy 5 (LLNR
                                                                                      3315). The zone will at
                                                                                      all times extend 75 yards
                                                                                      in front of the lead
                                                                                      safety vessel preceding
                                                                                      the first race
                                                                                      participants; 75 yards
                                                                                      behind the safety vessel
                                                                                      trailing the last race
                                                                                      participants; and at all
                                                                                      times extending 100 yards
                                                                                      on either side of the race
                                                                                      participants and safety
                                                                                      vessels.
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3. Add Sec.  100.703 to read as follows:


Sec.  100.703  Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, 
Sector St. Petersburg.

    The following regulations apply to the marine events listed in 
Table 1 of this section. These regulations will be effective annually, 
for the duration of each event listed in Table 1. Annual notice of the 
exact dates and times of the effective period of the regulation with 
respect to each event, the geographical area, and details concerning 
the nature of the event and the number of participants and type(s) of 
vessels involved will be provided to the local maritime community 
through the Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, or 
both, well in advance of the events. If the event does not have a date 
listed, then the exact dates and times of the enforcement will be 
announced through a Notice of Enforcement in the Federal Register.
    (a) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this section:
    (1) Designated Representative. The term ``designated 
representative'' means Coast Guard Patrol Commanders, including Coast 
Guard coxswains, petty officers, others operating Coast Guard vessels, 
and Federal, state, and local officers designated by or assisting the 
Captain of the Port (COTP) St.

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Petersburg in the enforcement of the regulated areas.
    (2) Spectators. All persons and vessels not registered with the 
event sponsor as participants.
    (b) Event Patrol. The Coast Guard may assign an event patrol, as 
described in Sec.  100.40 of this part, to each regulated event listed 
in the table. Additionally, a Patrol Commander may be assigned to 
oversee the patrol. The event patrol and Patrol Commander may be 
contacted on VHF Channel 16.
    (c) Special Local Regulations. (1) The COTP St. Petersburg or 
designated representative may forbid and control the movement of all 
vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official 
patrol vessel, a vessel in these areas shall immediately comply with 
the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the 
area, citation for failure to comply, or both.
    (2) The COTP St. Petersburg or designated representative may 
terminate the event, or the operation of any vessel participating in 
the event, at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of 
life or property.
    (3) Only event sponsor designated participants and official patrol 
vessels are allowed to enter the regulated area, unless otherwise 
authorized by the COTP St. Petersburg or designated representative.
    (4) Spectators are only allowed inside the regulated area if they 
remain within a designated spectator area. Spectators may contact the 
COTP St. Petersburg or designated representative to request permission 
to enter, transit through, remain within, or anchor in the regulated 
area. If permission is granted, spectators must abide by the directions 
of the COTP St. Petersburg or a designated representative.
    (d) Event Delays or Termination. The COTP St. Petersburg or 
designated representative may delay or terminate any event in this 
subpart at any time to ensure safety of life or property. Such action 
may be justified as a result of weather, traffic density, spectator 
operation, or participant behavior.

       Table to Sec.   100.703--Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events, Sector St. Petersburg
                                                [Datum NAD 1983]
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            Date/time                  Event/sponsor           Location                 Regulated area
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1. One Saturday in January. Time   Gasparilla Invasion   Tampa, Florida.....  Location: A regulated area is
 (Approximate): 11:30 a.m. to 2     and Parade/Ye                              established consisting of the
 p.m.                               Mystic Krewe of                            following waters of Hillsborough
                                    Gasparilla.                                Bay and its tributaries north of
                                                                               27[deg]51'18'' N and south of the
                                                                               John F. Kennedy Bridge:
                                                                               Hillsborough Cut ``D'' Channel,
                                                                               Seddon Channel, Sparkman Channel
                                                                               and the Hillsborough River south
                                                                               of the John F. Kennedy Bridge.
                                                                              Additional Regulation: (1)
                                                                               Entrance into the regulated area
                                                                               is prohibited to all commercial
                                                                               marine traffic from 9 a.m. to 6
                                                                               p.m. EST on the day of the event.
                                                                              (2) The regulated area will
                                                                               include a 100 yard Safety Zone
                                                                               around the vessel JOSE GASPAR
                                                                               while docked at the Tampa Yacht
                                                                               Club until 6 p.m. EST on the day
                                                                               of the event.
                                                                              (3) The regulated area is a ``no
                                                                               wake'' zone.
                                                                              (4) All vessels within the
                                                                               regulated area shall stay 50 feet
                                                                               away from and give way to all
                                                                               officially entered vessels in
                                                                               parade formation in the
                                                                               Gasparilla Marine Parade.
                                                                              (5) When within the marked
                                                                               channels of the parade route,
                                                                               vessels participating in the
                                                                               Gasparilla Marine Parade may not
                                                                               exceed the minimum speed
                                                                               necessary to maintain steerage.
                                                                              (6) Jet skis and vessels without
                                                                               mechanical propulsion are
                                                                               prohibited from the parade route.
                                                                              (7) Vessels less than 10 feet in
                                                                               length are prohibited from the
                                                                               parade route unless capable of
                                                                               safely participating.
                                                                              (8) Vessels found to be unsafe to
                                                                               participate at the discretion of
                                                                               a present Law Enforcement Officer
                                                                               are prohibited from the parade
                                                                               route.
                                                                              (9) Northbound vessels in excess
                                                                               of 65 feet in length without
                                                                               mooring arrangement made prior to
                                                                               the date of the event are
                                                                               prohibited from entering Seddon
                                                                               Channel unless the vessel is
                                                                               officially entered in the
                                                                               Gasparilla Marine Parade.
                                                                              (10) Vessels not officially
                                                                               entered in the Gasparilla Marine
                                                                               Parade may not enter the parade
                                                                               staging area box within the
                                                                               following coordinates:
                                                                               27[deg]53'53'' N, 082[deg]27'47''
                                                                               W; 27[deg]53'22'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]27'10'' W; 27[deg]52'36''
                                                                               N, 082[deg]27'55'' W;
                                                                               27[deg]53'02'' N, 082[deg]28'31''
                                                                               W.
2. One Saturday in February. Time  Bradenton Area River  Bradenton, FL......  Location(s) Enforcement Area #1.
 (Approximate): 9:00 a.m. to 9:00   Regatta/City of                            All waters of the Manatee River
 p.m.                               Bradenton.                                 between the Green Bridge and the
                                                                               CSX Train Trestle contained
                                                                               within the following points:
                                                                               27[deg]30'43'' N, 082[deg]34'20''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]30'44'' N, 082[deg]34'09''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]30'00'' N, 082[deg]34'04''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]29'58'' N, 082[deg]34'15''
                                                                               W, thence back to the original
                                                                               position, 27[deg]30'43'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]34'20'' W.
                                                                              Enforcement Area #2. All waters of
                                                                               the Manatee River contained
                                                                               within the following points:
                                                                               27[deg]30'35'' N, 082[deg]34'37''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]30'35'' N, 082[deg]34'26''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]30'26'' N, 082[deg]34'26''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]30'26'' N, 082[deg]34'37''
                                                                               W, thence back to the original
                                                                               position, 27[deg]30'35'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]34'37'' W.

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3. One weekend (Friday, Saturday,  Gulfport Grand Prix/  Gulfport, FL.......  Location(s): (1) Race Area. All
 and Sunday) in March. Time         Gulfport Grand Prix                        waters of Boca de Ciego contained
 (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 5:00   LLC.                                       within the following points:
 p.m.                                                                          27[deg]44'10'' N, 082[deg]42'29''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'07'' N, 082[deg]42'40''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'06'' N, 082[deg]42'40''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'04'' N, 082[deg]42'29''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'07'' N, 082[deg]42'19''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'08'' N, 082[deg]42'19''
                                                                               W, thence back to the original
                                                                               position, 27[deg]44'10'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]42'29'' W.
                                                                              (2) Buffer Zone. All waters of
                                                                               Boca de Ciego encompassed within
                                                                               the following points:
                                                                               27[deg]44'10'' N, 082[deg]42'47''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'01'' N, 082[deg]42'44''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'01'' N, 082[deg]42'14''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]44'15'' N, 082[deg]42'14''
                                                                               W.
4. One weekend (Saturday and       St. Pete Beach Grand  St. Pete Beach, FL.  Location: All waters of the Gulf
 Sunday) in June. Time              Prix of the Gulf/                          of Mexico encompassed within the
 (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 4:00   Powerboat P-1 USA,                         following points: 27[deg]43'41''
 p.m.                               LLC.                                       N, 082[deg]46'15'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]44'14'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]45'16'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]43'41'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]44'43'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]42'57'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]45'59'' W, thence back to
                                                                               the original position
                                                                               27[deg]43'41'' N, 082[deg]46'15''
                                                                               W.
5. One weekend (Saturday and       Sarasota Powerboat    Sarasota, FL.......  Location: All waters of the Gulf
 Sunday) in July. Time              Grand Prix/                                of Mexico contained within the
 (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 5:00   Powerboat P-1 USA,                         following points: 27[deg]18'44''
 p.m.                               LLC.                                       N, 082[deg]36'14'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]19'09'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]35'13'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]17'42'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]34'00'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]16'43'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]34'49'' W, thence back to
                                                                               the original position,
                                                                               27[deg]18'44'' N, 082[deg]36'14''
                                                                               W.
6. One Saturday in September.      Battle of the         Venice, FL.........  Location: All waters of the
 Time (Approximate): 6:00 a.m. to   Bridges/Sarasota                           Intracoastal Waterway south of a
 6 p.m.                             Scullers Youth                             line made connecting the
                                    Rowing Program.                            following points: 27[deg]06'15''
                                                                               N, 082[deg]26'43'' W, to position
                                                                               27[deg]06'12'' N, 082[deg]26'43''
                                                                               W, and all waters of the
                                                                               Intracoastal Waterway north of a
                                                                               line made connecting the
                                                                               following points: 27[deg]03'21''
                                                                               N, 082[deg]26'17'' W, to position
                                                                               27[deg]03'19'' N, 082[deg]26'15''
                                                                               W.
7. One Sunday in September. Time   Clearwater Offshore   Clearwater, FL.....  Locations: (1) Race Area. All
 (Approximate): 11:30 a.m. to       Nationals/Race                             waters of the Gulf of Mexico
 4:00 p.m.                          World Offshore.                            contained within the following
                                                                               points: 27[deg]58'34'' N,
                                                                               82[deg]50'09'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 27[deg]58'32'' N,
                                                                               82[deg]50'02'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 28[deg]00'12'' N,
                                                                               82[deg]50'10'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 28[deg]00'13'' N,
                                                                               82[deg]50'10'' W, thence back to
                                                                               the original position,
                                                                               27[deg]58'34'' N, 82[deg]50'09''
                                                                               W.
                                                                              (2) Spectator Area. All waters of
                                                                               Gulf of Mexico seaward no less
                                                                               than 150 yards from the race area
                                                                               and as agreed upon by the Coast
                                                                               Guard and race officials.
                                                                              (3) Enforcement Area. All waters
                                                                               of the Gulf of Mexico encompassed
                                                                               within the following points:
                                                                               28[deg]58'40'' N, 82[deg]50'37''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               28[deg]00'57'' N, 82[deg]49'45''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]58'32'' N, 82[deg]50'32''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               27[deg]58'23'' N, 82[deg]49'53''
                                                                               W, thence back to position
                                                                               28[deg]58'40'' N, 82[deg]50'37''
                                                                               W.
8. One Thursday, Friday, and       Roar Offshore/OPA     Fort Myers Beach,    Locations: All waters of the Gulf
 Saturday in October. Time          Racing LLC.           FL.                  of Mexico west of Fort Myers
 (Approximate): 10:00 a.m. to                                                  Beach contained within the
 5:00 p.m.                                                                     following points: 26[deg]26'27''
                                                                               N, 081[deg]55'55'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]25'33'' N,
                                                                               longitude 081[deg]56'34'' W,
                                                                               thence to position 26[deg]26'38''
                                                                               N, 081[deg]58'40'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]27'25'' N,
                                                                               081[deg]58'8'' W, thence back to
                                                                               the original position
                                                                               26[deg]26'27'' N, 081[deg]55'55''
                                                                               W.
9. One weekend (Friday, Saturday,  OPA World             Englewood Beach, FL  Locations: (1) Race Area. All
 and Sunday) in November. Time      Championships/                             waters of the Gulf of Mexico
 (Approximate): 8:00 a.m. to 6:00   Englewood Beach                            contained within the following
 p.m.                               Waterfest.                                 points: 26[deg]56'00'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]22'11'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]55'59'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]22'16'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]54'22'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]21'20'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]54'24'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]21'16'' W, thence to
                                                                               position 26[deg]54'25'' N,
                                                                               082[deg]21'17'' W, thence back to
                                                                               the original position,
                                                                               26[deg]56'00'' N, 082[deg]21'11''
                                                                               W.
                                                                              (2) Spectator Area. All waters of
                                                                               the Gulf of Mexico contained with
                                                                               the following points:
                                                                               26[deg]55'33'' N, 082[deg]22'21''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]54'14'' N, 082[deg]21'35''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]54'11'' N, 082[deg]21'40''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]55'31'' N, 082[deg]22'26''
                                                                               W, thence back to position
                                                                               26[deg]55'33'' N, 082[deg]22'21''
                                                                               W.
                                                                              (3) Enforcement Area. All waters
                                                                               of the Gulf of Mexico encompassed
                                                                               within the following points:
                                                                               26[deg]56'09'' N, 082[deg]22'12''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]54'13'' N, 082[deg]21'03''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]53'58'' N, 082[deg]21'43''
                                                                               W, thence to position
                                                                               26[deg]55'56'' N, 082[deg]22'48''
                                                                               W, thence back to position
                                                                               26[deg]56'09'' N, 082[deg]22'12''
                                                                               W.
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100.734, 100.735, 100.736 and 100.740  [Removed]

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    Dated: January 8, 2020.
Matthew A. Thompson,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector St. Petersburg.
[FR Doc. 2020-00330 Filed 1-13-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P