AAC 56.090. GENERAL RULE FOR DETERMINING BOUNDARIES OF THE COMPULSORY
PILOTAGE WATERS OF ALASKA.
(a) Pilotage is
compulsory in the inland and coastal waters of and adjacent to Alaska as
described in this section and 12 AAC 56.100.
Pilotage is compulsory at all entrances from seaward to Alaska bays,
sounds, rivers, straits, inlets, harbors, ports, or other estuaries where
the passage is within three nautical miles of the state’s coastline for
which specific boundaries are not otherwise described in 12 AAC 56.100.
The extent of waters subject to compulsory pilotage in such Alaska bays,
sounds, rivers, straits, inlets, harbors, ports, or other estuaries
within three nautical miles of the state’s coastline are those waters
in-shore of a line drawn approximately parallel with the general trend of
the shore through the outermost aid to navigation, or if no aid to navigation
exists, then a line drawn from headland to headland across the mouth of