|Hooks and Antlers: Fishing gear and boats need proper care|
When storing small boats like a 14-foot aluminum one, I like to flip the boat over and place wooden blocks under the stern and bow to keep the boat off the ground. Basic motor winterization calls for draining old lubricant from the lower unit and refilling the unit with a fresh, manufacturer-recommended
Monday, December 11, 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
Banana Boat sunscreens fail lab tests, class action planned
Bannister Law is taking registrations against Edgewell Personal Care Australia, the manufacturer of popular sunscreen brand Banana Boat, after laboratory tests of its SPF50+ sunscreen sprays averaged ratings of SPF20 or less. "All seven aerosol varieties we tested fell well short of the marketed SPF ...
Banana Boat SPF 50+ spray-on sunscreens found to have FIVE TIMES less sunprotection than ... - Daily Mail
Joe's Fishing Hole: Packing away the boat for winter
If you haven't already done so, now is the time to winterize your boat to insure that it will start in the spring and to prevent damage to your engine that may run into ... Clean and lubricate all the linkages found on the motor and the steering components, using the manufacturer's recommended lubricants.
Coast Guard, states urging boaters to prepare for winter
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard and state officials in Connecticut and New York are urging boaters to winterize their vessels within the next few weeks to guard against hazards from cold weather conditions and storms.
Wildlife Commission Reminds Waterfowl Hunters to Practice Boating SafetySteve Carson's Outdoors: Mandatory boater cards phase-in begins in January
Chris Huebner, the state's boating safety coordinator. “It's important to be prepared and dress appropriately while hunting from a boat in cold weather. Wear clothing made of wool or other synthetic materials instead of cotton. And, as always, wear a personal floatation device. These simple practices can ...
People 'not thinking', flouting water safety
“Wearing lifejackets, taking two forms of communication and telling people your plans are as close to boat safety 101 as you can get and none of these guys were following any of these fundamentals. While it's great that no one ended up in trouble, it would be much better if they didn't put themselves in ...
Fatal capsizing off Cape Spear prompts calls for better federal safety rules
The deaths of four Newfoundland cod fishermen in rough weather last summer has prompted a new call for improved fishing-industry safety regulations. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Monday big changes are needed following its investigation into the capsizing of a small boat off Cape ...
Board calling for improved regulations after four fishermen killed in capsizing - TheChronicleHerald.ca
Monday, November 27, 2017
Fall fishing season on the horizon, prepare with boating safety course
To make sure you're ready, the Arizona Game and Fish Department recommends all watercraft users to take a boating safety course. Most of the ...
Harbormaster Helps Out USCG Auxiliary Safety Inspections
City harbormaster staff is helping the USCG Auxiliary team conduct their free vessel safety inspections by ferrying them to the mooring of the boat ...
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Coast Guard issues warning after incidents between freighters, small boats
Boaters beware, the United States Coast Guard isn't playing around when it comes to reckless driving in no wake zones. Prompted by a string of ...
Records: Equipment that might have saved Anderson County Deputy Devin Hodges wasn't used
Safety checks ensure boats are ship shape
Employees were shown what items are checked during a Coast Guard Auxiliary courtesy Vessel Safety Check. The discussions covered the purpose ...
Powerboat racer fined for negligent operation
The U.S. Coast Guard, along with its state and local partners, is responsible for educating the public about recreational boating safety. Recreational ...
Millions of fire extinguishers recalledState Program Promotes Boater Safety for Hunters and Anglers
ELLSWORTH — Kidde, a manufacturer of fire suppression equipment, has ... are currently installed on pleasure and commercial fishing boats.
Here's why you should take a safe boating class this weekend
A boat and a Sea-Doo personal watercraft share the waterway in Palm Beach Gardens Friday, May 12, 2017. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach ...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Coast Guard sent out after hoax emergency flare deployed
The Coast Guard are reminding people that it is against the law to fire distress flares, unless it is an emergency. It comes after a red parachute marine ...
Abandoned vessels a growing concern in Solano, Delta
The primary function of the unit is boating safety and education. Salvage operations, which fall under enforcement, amount to about 5 percent of their ...
Water Police issue safety message ahead of summer
WATER police want vessels safe and secure from crime on jetties, moorings and trailers. “Kids jump into boats to get stored alcohol and thieves will ...
Coast Guard urging boat owners to secure vessels
NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — Members of the Coast Guard Station in Newport say they are constantly tracking the weather. They're asking that all items ...
Story of Two Americans Lost at Sea for Months Leaves Experts With Questions
Appel, an experienced boater, and Fuiava, a novice, said they braved ... said Chris Edmonston, president of the Boat U.S. Foundation, a boat safety ...
Friday, August 4, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
ABYC Featured on Good Morning America
We are proud to share some exciting news with our members that ABYC was featured on Good Morning America today, July 27!
ABYC President John Adey was interviewed by GMA correspondent Gio Benitez to educate the boating public about the presence of carbon monoxide (CO) and being safe on the water.
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