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SECTION 45-C
Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on Conesus lake
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 4, PART 1
§ 45-c. Special provisions relating to reckless operation and speed on
Conesus lake. 1. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter or
any inconsistent local laws (a) every pleasure vessel operated on
Conesus lake within the county of Livingston, 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 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 twenty-five 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 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 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 section thirty-four of this chapter, and all
provisions of such section have been complied with.