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Violating Underwater Historic Preservation Area Requirements is the failure to follow the requirements that govern operation in areas marked as “State of Vermont Underwater Historic Preserve.” Vessels may not operate in these areas. Additional requirements also apply in these areas.

  • A vessel may secure to a yellow buoy only if diving at the preserve. These vessels must be 35 feet in length or less and display a diver-down flag. No more than one vessel may moor to a yellow buoy.
  • When a vessel is secured to a buoy, all other vessels must stay at least 200 feet from the yellow buoy.
  • A vessel may not anchor within 200 feet of a yellow buoy.
Underwater historic preserve marker
Underwater Historic Preservation Area Marker
These yellow special-purpose buoys mark historic or archeological sites located on the bottomlands of the waters of Vermont.