I BOAT NY HARBOR - PLAN YOUR ROUTE

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Before you embark on your trip or route in NY Harbor, you should consider the following to ensure a safe passage:

  • Weather
  • Charts for your route
  • Currents along your route
  • No Boating areas - security zones and safety zones designated by the US Coast Guard,
  • Caution areas - ferry routes, commercial vessel channels and heavy traffic areas
  • Heads Up areas - Marinas, boathouses, launch ramps, anchorages, limited visibility areas and no wake zones
  • Handling emergencies along your route
  • Communicating along your route

 

Select A Route

For the routes below, the following is assumed:

  • A minimum-wake boat speed.
  • Minimize fuel usage and passage time by taking advantage of fair currents.
  • These suggested routes are not for navigation. You should navigate with US Coast Guard accepted procedures.
  • Interaction with commercial vessels and their wakes is minimized.
  • If you're a foreign vessel arriving from another port or you're a US vessel arriving from a port outside the US, you should call 201-443-0500 or 800-973-2867 for current Customs and Immigration clearing procedures.

 

Select one of the following routes for more information:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hudson River - Statue to Spuyten Duyvul

under development

 

 

 

 

 

East River - from Hell Gate to Statue

under development

 

 

 

 

 

East River - from Statue to Hell Gate

under development

 

 

 

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 Safe Level Of Wakes