Notice to Mariners
Champlain Canal – Fort Edward Yacht Basin
July 13, 2022
Mariners are advised of shoaling in the Fort Edward Yacht Basin that has reduced depth of the channel due to silt buildup with controlling depths of 6-7 feet in the approach channel starting at Buoy R "230”. This area is on the south side of the yacht basin. Auxiliary buoys are placed marking the shallow areas. Updates will follow.
Boaters should use caution when traversing this area and stay to the north side of the yacht basin channel.
A chart showing the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786c06r.png
A survey showing the affected area and depths can be found at
Features along the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at https://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=champlain
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.
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