Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Boating Safety News


As for safety, the large number of boats that may raft together on the lake – which Jones said could be more than 250 to a cove on a sunny summer ...
 
 
Boaties are being urged to not tempt fate out on the water and always try to go with a buddy. A fisherman was found dead on his boat yesterday near ...
 
 
With the boating season well and truly underway, and hopefully the best boating conditions for the season still to come we though it was would be .
 
PORTLAND (WGME) – Boating might be last thing on your mind right now, but the Coast Guard says that's why this is a perfect time to take a safety ...
 
Both foundations are funding free boating safety classes for the community, and they've already seen an increase in participation since they got ...
  Ohio's boating education regulation requires anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1982, to show proof of completing an approved boating safety course or .

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Boating Safety News

Have a Happy, Prosperous and Safe Boating New Year. 



Tasmania Police marine division Inspector Lee Renshaw said all boat owners needed to ensure their vessel and required safety equipment had been ...
 
The Coast Guard is urging people to use extreme caution on and near waterways ahead of warmer temperatures this weekend. The above-freezing ...
  Main Roads and Ports Minister Mark Bailey said Maritime Safety Queensland was carrying out a once-in-a-decade review of its boating miscellaneous 
1 nationwide for boat ownership per capita, saw an uptick in boating-related ... In 2017, Hennepin County authorities will continue extending safety ...
 
Daniel Kloppman doesn't go boating very often and rarely spends time on the water. But that wasn't a problem when choosing to build a life vest ...
Environment Southland regional harbourmaster Lyndon Cleaver was out reminding boat drivers of the five knot rule near the shore on lake Te Anau.
 
If you haven't already completed a basic boating safety class, consider enrolling in a class taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or U.S. Power ...
 
The U.S.Coast Guard wants to remind boaters to exercise caution and to boat safe while enjoying New Year's Day weekend. Boaters are are urged ...

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Boating Safety News

MERRY CHRISTMAS - HAPPY HANUKAH

The message is one of several water safety tips issued by the State ... “The tragic disappearance of a boat in the South-East last week highlights just .


LAKE GEORGE — The death of an 8-year-old girl put a renewed focus on boating accidents and boat safety on Lake George this year, but the Lake ...

“This time of year is the busiest period for boating in the Townsville area and because of this there is increased potential for marine accidents and .

Hereford Manor Lakes was a popular spot for boating and angling in Beaver County before it was drained for safety reasons and the Beaver County ...
 
The Coast Guard is urging people to use extreme caution this weekend if they plan to spend time on Lake Michigan, or any inland rivers, streams and ...

Friday, December 23, 2016

Boating Safety News


Make sure it is all fully serviced as per manufacturer's instructions and that all persons on your boat know exactly where it is stored if it is needed,” ...
 
 
DUNEDIN – It's time to refresh your boating skills…or learn new ones. Know what to do in an emergency and become a better boater with a course ...
 
 
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has an idea for that last-minute present under the tree: boating safety equipment.
 
Boaties wanting to hook a safety bargain can't go past the Coastguard ... and will be held at Takapuna Boat Ramp on December 24, from 8am to 1pm.
 
These incidents are typical of the work Coastguard volunteers do, and come with a strong reminder for anyone heading out on the water this summer ...
 
 

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Boating Safety News


Sheriff turning over nonemergency boater calls to local group ... Last year, USFBA towed 24 boats to safety, spent 529 hours in support of lake events, .


No one begins a day on the water expecting something to go wrong, and a little preparation goes a long way in ensuring a day of safe boating.
 
RICHMOND, B.C. -- Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board are scheduled to release a report today about a commercial fishing boat that ...
  “Most boating accidents are preventable if you're alert and follow simple safety procedures,” said Maj. Chris Huebner, the state boating safety . 
 
ST. PETE BEACH – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 in St. Pete Beach has announced plans for a 12-week repeating cycle of safe boating ...
 
All are compounded by the isolation of a vessel at sea. ... cooler,” says Vann Burgess, the Coast Guard's senior recreational-boating safety specialist.
 

Monday, December 19, 2016

Boating Safety News


9, 2016) The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to boat safety regulations that would prohibit boat passengers from ...
 
 
From a safety standpoint, letting a responsible person on shore know where you'll be boating and when you plan to return is a no-brainer. A float plan ...
 
 
Kevin P. Mason Builder LLC., doing business as Hurricane Boat Lifts of the Keys and Hurricane Boat Lifts and Dock Supply, installed the lifts without ...
 
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is seeking the public's help to find someone who has made repeated false calls for help from near the mouth ...
  
BOAT users have been warned about the dangers of poorly maintained life jackets ... Marine and Safety Tasmania manager for recreational boating Peter ... People do not check them or service them as required by the manufacturer.
 
Nearly 100 manatees died after collisions with boats in Florida waterways this year, ... It's not just a manatee safety issue, it's a boating safety issue.".
 
Brad has also spent a lot of his time working with numerous groups teaching them boating safety, hunting safety, and providing education on the ...
 
 
The UK warranty is uplift from the standard manufacturer's 2 year warranty to provide even more peace of mind, including travel to and from your boat.
 

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Boating Safety News


Don't boat alone; boating safety increases with numbers. • Keep an eye on the sky, head to shore if wind gusts start to pick up. • If the boat capsizes or


On the boating-safety side, the group looked at the vulnerability of the GPS system and new emergency signaling devices/flares, and discussed ...
 
... of boat and personal watercraft rentals believe and agree that the current boat safety regulations pertaining to negligent operations on a boat should ...
 
“Those big numbers – and we know they are increasing – mean boat safety is really ... “By law every boat has a 'skipper' and the skipper is in charge.
 
  The message is simple: Take boating risk seriously, prepare your boat, check your gear and know the rules. The "prep, check, know" strategy is also a 

Although essential for safe operation at night, navigation lights can ... not needed, preserving the boat's clean lines while enhancing occupant safety.