Boating Safety Is For Life

Monday, May 23, 2016

Boating Safety News


WKYT

Officials say seven people were in the boat, which is over the manufacturer's limit of six people or 800 pounds. The boat was sitting too low in the water ...
 
May long weekend is the unofficial kickoff to boating season in the ... “Flares are valid four years from the manufacturer's date, which is stamped on the ..
 
 
The archival office at the University of Montana is joining with the Coast Guard to promote Life Jacket Awareness Day.
 
 
GAINESVILLE, Fla.--With national safe boating week approaching, one of the Alachua County Sheriff's office special teams is planning to make sure ...
 
  'Grin and Wear It' for boating safety. by Transport NSW on 19 May. New generation lifejackets are slim fitting, comfortable to wear and well suited to 

However, in New Jersey, "all power vessel operators, regardless of age, must hold a boating safety certificate from a state-approved program.
 
 
In a marine safety information bulletin issued May 16, the Coast Guard ... “It's in our radio discussion with almost every boat that comes into the harbor.
 
 

WTHITV.com
A frequent boater herself, Murphy says it's easy to forget safety items before you leave the dock. “When you get ready to boat for the day you're so ...
 
 
The goal is to encourage boaters to wear life jackets, stay sober and know the rules and regulations while out on the water. “Safety is critical. You don't ...
 
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — It's National Safe Boating Week, no coincidence when you consider it's that time of year people are heading out onto 
 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Boating Safety News

National Safe Boating Week 2016 May 21-27

http://www.safeboatingcampaign.com/

 
Seems that the motor was initially purchased from the distributor by a mid-Texas coast boat builder who then donated or sold the motor for a CCA ...
 
Starting Saturday, May 21, National Safe Boating Week kicks off boating season. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-05 is offering free Vessel ...
 
 
With thousands of anglers hitting the water this weekend for Minnesota's fishing opener, boaters are reminded that wearing a life jacket is a safety ...
 
With a mild winter people of the Four States have gotten an early jump on boating and swimming. Everyone wants to have fun and come home safe.
 San Antonio family's tragedy leads to Coast Guard warning about "bay boats"
http://news4sanantonio.com/news/trouble-shooters/sa-familys-tragedy-leads-to-coast-guard-warning-about-bay-boats 

 The Coast Guard is sounding a warning about a very popular kind of boat. Chances are you, or a family member, has been on board one. As News 4 Trouble Shooter Jaie Avila reports, a number of people were killed or seriously injured by something the boat has a tendency to do.They're called Texas flats boats or bay boats.


In the meantime, another National Safe Boating Week approaches May 21-27, and the theme this year, as it has been for many years, is "Wear It!".
While boaters are encouraged to always wear a life jacket no matter the water temperature or season, public safety officials stress that wearing a life ...
 
As a young man right out of high school, his father was the sales manager for a large boat manufacturer in Minnesota, so it just seemed natural that he ...


Great Barrier Reef boat fire: police say blaze may have started in engine ... Marine Safety Queensland is coordinating an investigation, while the ...

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Boating Safety News

National Safe Boating Week 2016 May 21-27

http://www.safeboatingcampaign.com/ 

 
A bevy of law enforcement agencies gathered at Blythe Landing on Lake Norman to urge driving and boating safety want them to love it safely.
 
... on Lake Norman to urge driving and boating safety want them to love it safely. ... On the eve of the summer boating season, law enforcement officials .
 
  National Boating Safety week is May 21-27. I thought this would be a good time to remind all watercraft users of the importance of a Personal Flotation .
 
NEW BEDFORD — With a christening swig of sparkling grape-apple cider and a prayer, two boats built by area young people hit the cold Buzzards ..
 
  The patrol and water safety council are each gearing up for National Safe Boating Week from May 21-27, to promote safe boat operation during the ..
 
As a platform for earning his Eagle Scout recognition, Jack Ezzell has organized a Boating Safety/Sober Boating event to raise awareness about safe ...
  “I strongly recommend anyone wanting to go out on the river take a boating safety course. The one available online through Arizona Game & Fish .
 
  “A boating capacity study of Lake Havasu in 1999 concluded that the safe boating capacity for Lake Havasu is 1,250 boats and that number has 

It's that time of year. Be safe. Check out all the systems on your boat before using it this spring.

  
The two men jumped overboard with the baby and were able to swim to safety. The boat sank behind them. Fox 35 Orlando reported all three victims ...

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Boating Safety News


Boating safety advocate Marion Irvin deCruz believes requiring boaters to use an emergency engine cut-off switch could cut propeller fatalities and ...
 
State officials say young Nebraska boaters should remember to take a required safety course before operating watercraft this summer. The Nebraska ...
 
 
People who will be operating a personal watercraft in the coming days, and younger people who plan to operate a vessel of any kind, are invited to a ...
 
Its imperative to make sure boating safety gear is in good working order and readily accessible. Few are more committed to this Steven Shimp, ...
 
WARRENTON — The Coast Guard issued a warning that there are serious legal consequences for making false mayday reports. Coast Guard Sector ...
 
  The Community Boating Center, a Fairhaven-based educational non-profit focused on safe, small-boat recreation in Bellingham Bay, is a valuable ..
 
Overloaded boats and missing (or not functioning) safety equipment are rookie mistakes for the first weekend of boating season on Saturday.
 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Boatings Safety News


Brian Rogers, Hyde Park, tries to fix the zipper on his boat's bimini top at the Ogdensburg marina in July 2015. A safe boating class will be held in ...
 
 
ELLSWORTH — With the arrival of spring, it's time for recreational boaters to start getting ready for another safe season on the water. Law and ...
 
 
MILTON — The Coast Guard Auxiliary will have its annual, free vessel examination in conjunction with National Boating Safety Month. The event is 9 ...
 
 
The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, or BoatUS, offers a free online course for Virginia boaters that they can take at home.
 
The state is getting ready to launch an initiative designed to educate and improve safety for boaters and divers. It reminds divers that dive flags are
 
  In addition to requiring carbon monoxide detection devices aboard motorboats, the new law also requires state-sponsored boating safety courses and ..

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Boating Safety News


The classes touch on all aspects of boating safety – including required equipment, basic boat handling, weather hazards, signals, lights and rules of ..

 
And make sure everything is working on your boat,” said Pittman. Pittman also reminded everyone the DMR marine patrol offers boating safety classes ...
 
This is a timely post by the the BoatUS Foundation. During a recent vessel safety check by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, they covered most of these