N.Y. Navigation Law Section 45-AAAA
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Greenwood Lake


1.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter or any inconsistent local laws (a) every pleasure vessel operated on Greenwood Lake within Orange county, shall be operated in a careful and prudent manner, in such a way as not to unreasonably interfere with or endanger any other vessel or person; a violation of this paragraph shall be a misdemeanor punishable as set forth in § 73-B (Misdemeanors)section seventy-three-b of this article; and

(b)

no vessel shall be operated on such lake at a speed exceeding forty-five miles per hour nor shall any pleasure vessel be operated at a speed exceeding fifteen miles per hour between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise; a violation of this paragraph shall be a violation punishable as set forth in § 73-C (Violations)section seventy-three-c of this article.

2.

No vessel shall be operated within two hundred feet of the shore, a dock, pier, raft or float or an anchored or moored vessel at a speed exceeding five miles per hour, unless such vessel is being operated near such shore, dock, float, pier, raft or anchored vessel for the purpose of enabling a person engaged in water skiing to take off or land. A violation of this subdivision shall be a violation punishable as set forth in § 73-C (Violations)section seventy-three-c of this article.

3.

The provisions of this section shall not apply to any pleasure vessel competing in or practicing for a regatta or boat race over a specified course held by a bona fide club or racing association between nine o’clock in the morning and sunset, provided that due written notice of the date of the race has been given to the appropriate law enforcement agency at least fifteen days prior to such race, pursuant to the provisions of § 34 (Regattas)section thirty-four of this chapter, and all provisions of this section have been complied with. * NB There are 2 § 45-aaaa’s

Source: Section 45-AAAA — Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Greenwood Lake, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/NAV/45-AAAA (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

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Equipment
40–A
Manufacture and sale of outboard motors
40–B
Sale and use of tributyltin paint
41
Pilot rules
42
Searchlights
42–A
Tow-chains
43
Lights to be displayed
43–A
Use of digital billboards
44
Noise levels on pleasure vessels
45
Reckless operation of a vessel
45–A
Beaching a disabled water craft
45–AA
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Canandaigua lake
45–AAA
Special provisions relating to speed on Irondequoit bay
45–AAAA
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Greenwood Lake
45–AAAA*2
Special provisions relating to speed on Sodus Bay
45–AAAAA
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Lake Alice
45–AAAAAA
Special provisions relating to noise and speed on Lamoka Lake and Waneta Lake
45–AAAAAA*2
Special provisions relating to reckless operation, noise and speed on the Fulton Chain of Lakes
45–B
Regulation of beaches
45–C
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Conesus lake
45–CC
Reckless operation and speed on the canal system
45–D
Special provisions relating to speed at Crooke’s Point in Great Kills Harbor
46
Vessel regulation zone
46–A
Regulations of vessels
46–AA
Special provisions relating to speed on lakes in Chautauqua county
46–AAA
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on certain lakes in Hamilton county
46–AAAA
Special provisions relating to speed on Cuba lake
46–B
Special provisions relating to speed on Saratoga lake
47
Leaving the scene of an accident without reporting
47–A
Accidents
47–B
Report to the commissioner required upon accident
48
Negligence in use or operation of vessel attributable to owner
49
Operator
49–A
Operation of a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
49–B
Operating a vessel after having consumed alcohol
49–C
Termination of unsafe operation

Accessed:
Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 45-AAAA’s source at nysenate​.gov

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