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Marine Events


Permits for regattas, races, boat exhibitions, or water-skiing exhibitions to be held on Maine state waters must be obtained by submitting an application to Commissioner of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife at least 15 days prior to the event. The application must include a copy of a letter of intent which was sent at least 60 days prior to the event to the municipality where the event is to be held. If the event is being held on federally controlled waters, a permit from the U.S. Coast Guard is required also.

Marine Event
In the state of Maine, a permit is required for regattas, races, boat exhibitions, and water-skiing exhibitions.