Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal - Waterford Flight
September 5, 2023
Mariners are advised that a paddling event will take place on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00 a.m. in the Waterford Flight during the Waterford Tugboat Roundup. Approximately 100 paddlecrafts will transit the Waterford Flight, starting at Alcathy’s boat launch at the top of the Flight, and will pass through the Waterford Harbor. More information can be found at: Paddle the Flight at TBR — Waterford Tugboat Roundup
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/14786e40.png
Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern
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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.