(a) No boats may be operated in a careless or reckless manner when within waters included in the territorial park system so as to endanger the life or property of any person.

(b) No boats may be in any park for longer than an 8-hour period unless authorized by the department and endorsed on a permit.

(c) No boat may be operated in any park between the hours of 7: 30 p.m. and 5: 00 a.m.

(d) No boats are allowed to sail, move, moor, anchor, or berth in designated swimming areas, except in case of emergency.

(e) With the exception of when being launched and brought ashore, no commercial boats are allowed in any park at any time.

(f) When operating within the 5 fathom curve and in waters adjoining territorial parks, recreational boats must be operated at speeds slower than 5 knots.

(g) Recreational boats are only allowed to moor, anchor, or berth ashore in designated areas within the territorial parks.

(h) The area seaward and to the west of the Pago Pago Yacht Club in Utulei is designated for aquatic activities, and recreational sailboats and canoes may be stored in that area and operated in the adjacent waters.

History: Rule 17-87, eff 24 Dec 87, § 2.