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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Sylvan Beach

August 8, 2019

Mariners are advised that a water ski show that will be occurring during Canal Fest Weekend at Sylvan Beach on Sunday, August 11th from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This event area will be in the navigation channel, starting  just east of the Route 13 Bridge over the Erie Canal and continuing west to the entrance to the Canal on Oneida Lake. Regatta buoys will be positioned at both ends of the event area.There will be breaks in between heats lasting no more than 35 minutes during which traffic may pass through as directed.

Law enforcement boats will be positioned to monitor boat traffic and safety boats will be present to direct boaters. Boaters must follow all instructions from the law enforcement and safety boats at the event. Boaters should expect minor delays and plan itineraries accordingly.

Details about the event can be found at

Chart 14786 E-17 covering the affected area can be found at

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

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