Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Macedon
July 14, 2023
Mariners are advised that paddle craft races will take place west of Erie Lock E-30 in Macedon on Saturday, July 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The races will start at the lock, continue west to the Lyndon Road Bridge (E-124) over the Erie Canal and return to the lock. Approximately 30 to 40 kayaks and canoes will participate.
Boaters should reduce speed, stop all forward motion, and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when approaching event participants and under no circumstances shall any vessel exceed 5 MPH. Law enforcement boats will monitor vessel traffic.
A chart showing the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce20.jpg
Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at https://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern
The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.
For general news, please visit www.canals.ny.gov or follow the Canal Corporation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.