Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Boating Safety News

USCG Issues Rules for Carrying Up to 12 on an Uninspected Boat
Uninspected Virgin Islands boats less than 24 meters (78.7 feet) in length are ... Boat captains who want to travel in international waters will have to get ... United Kingdom Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Commercial Motor or ...
 
Coast Guard unveils new boating rule for Virgin Islands
Uninspected Virgin Islands boats of less than 24 meters, or 78.7 feet, are now allowed to carry as many as a dozen passengers within the Virgin ...
 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Boating Safety News

End The Ethanol Rip Off 
The tax is hidden because, on paper, it appears as a clean-energy mandate. Federal law currently requires fuel retailers to blend about 13 billion gallons of corn ethanol per year into the gasoline they sell to the public, making the gas more expensive. This year, that mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard, will impose about $10 billion in additional fuel costs on motorists.  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/10/opinion/end-the-ethanol-rip-off.html?_r=1

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Boating Safety News

Yachtswoman who was an inspiration to women sailors
It was the brain, accuracy in meteorology and working with yacht design.” ... It inspired me that you could be a girl and sail these amazing boats.”.
 
  Proposed children's publication for Yuma area needs online votes
Here is a sample page from Wally's Wonderful World of Water, a proposed publication for children dedicated to boating safety.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Boating Safety News

Boat safety class postponed until April
The boating safety course that was scheduled for Saturday and Sunday has been postponed and schedule for April 11-12. Evansville Bend Sail and ...
 
AB 539 proposes allowing search warrants to test a boat operator's blood alcohol level
Boating Under the Influence is a serious public safety problem. California has some of the strictest DUI laws in the nation, but we need tough boating ...
 
Basic Boating Safety course offered by Upper Macungie Township
A Basic Boating Safety course will held March 21 at Independent Park Community Center, Breinigsville. (FILE PHOTO, THE MORNING CALL).
 
Local boat plants recognized for safety efforts Edgewater-based Boston Whaler and Sea Ray Boats' Flagler County plant were among six Brunswick Corp. facilities to receive the company's ..

Electro Shock Drowning

  No shocks for safe swimming
Swimmers and boaters can be assured of increased safety at Tennessee's public marinas and docks thanks to new regulations that took effect Jan. 1.
 

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Boating Safety News


InsideHalton.com
Stay safe on the water this summer
It's starting to warm up, and many Canadians will take advantage of the spring and coming summer weather by spending time boating on our rivers ..

  Callous prank call to Coastguard meant volunteers wasted hours searching for 'elderly man'
Dermot McCauley of Greystones Coast Guard expressed frustration that valuable resources would be deployed unnecessarily when they could be ...
 
Coast Guard floatilla offering safe boating classes YOUNGSTOWN – The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-1 is offering “About Boating. Safely for 2015,” a boating class. Classes are from 9 a.m. to 5 ..
 
Boating Safety Class
Coast Guard Auxiliary Drum Point Flotilla will teach a boating skills and seamanship class beginning on 5 March and run through 2 April. The class ...
 
  Watercraft safety course to begin YOUNGSTOWN — A U.S. Coast Guard-approved boating safety course will begin this month at the Fort Niagara Officers Club. About Boating Safely .
 
  One-Day Boating Safety Course offered at New London Elks Lodge
This 8-hour-long, beginner boating class and test qualifies a participant to obtain a Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate, which anyone must obtain to ...
 

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Boating Safety News

Members sought for national boating safety advisory panel
Members are needed to serve on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. The United States Cost Guard (USCG) announced in the Federal ...