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 http://www.romenewyork.com/news_art.asp?id=6529.
Chart 14786 E-20 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e20.png.
Features along the eastern section of the Erie Canal can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
For updates and information, please visit Canals.NY.gov or call 1-800-4CANAL4.