Regatta: Erie Canal Pittsford

06/13/2024 08:45 PM

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Pittsford

May 24, 2024

Mariners are advised that the Pittsford Crew Club will hold a regatta starting on Saturday, May 25th at 8:00 am and ending on Sunday, May 26th at 5:00 pm. Approximately 200 racing shells will be participating in the event. Participants will assemble just west of the Cartersville Guard Gate and start each race just east of the Mitchell Road Bridge (E-136), then will proceed west to Schoen Place. Safety launches will be located at both ends of the course to monitor traffic. After crossing the finish line participants will continue west to the Pittsford Department of Public Works to exit the Canal. Details about the event can be found at Pittsford Regatta - Overview (

Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when approaching the event participants. Boaters are also requested to listen to the safety launches positioned along the regatta’s course as they pass through this section of the canal.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at                                                             

Features along the western Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

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To report an issue or incident along the Canal system, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.