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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Rome

July 28, 2015


Mariners are advised of intense use of the Erie Canal in Rome near Bellamy Harbor Park from Friday, July 31st at 5:00 PM until Sunday, August 2nd at 10:00 PM related to Canalfest.  Activities include waterski shows, a regatta, boat parade, fishing derby, nightly fireworks, and kayak demos.


Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area and under no circumstances shall any vessel exceed 5 MPH.


Additional information about the event can be found at

Chart 14786 E-20 covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern section of the Erie Canal can be found at

For updates and information, please visit or call 1-800-4CANAL4.