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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Fairport Duck Race

May 31, 2019

Mariners are advised that Fairport Canal Days, in the Village of Fairport, will hold a duck race on Sunday, June 2nd, at 3:00 pm. The event will last approximately 30 minutes. This event will start at the Fairport Lift Bridge (Bridge E-128) and continue 100 yards to the east. The finish line will be marked by a vessel in the channel.

Boaters may be delayed for a short period of time, during the race.

Information about the event can be found at:

NYSCC Cruising Guide Page E-18 showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

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