Boating Safety Is For Life

Monday, May 25, 2015

Boating Safety News

Memorial Day:

Take time today to remember those who have given their lives, so that we can live as free men and women.  If you have  family members who served and have passed on, place flowers on their grave. That is how memorial day started in 1868, by placing flowers on the graves of those killed in the Civil War. 

If you celebrate by going out on your boat, be safe. Wear your lifejackets, and save the booze until you return home.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Boating Safety News


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Monday, May 4, 2015

Boating Safety News

Chautauqua County sheriff holding boat safety classes in May
MAYVILLE – Boat safety classes required by the State of New York for anyone ages 10 to 18 planning to operate a motorboat and anyone 14 or older ..

Free boat safety checks
Any boater interested in knowing more about their vessel's condition before launching can bring the boat by for a check of its systems and safety gear.
  Boat Safety Classes offered May 30-31
Boat Safety Classes will be Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lexington Public Library and Sunday, May 31, at the Johnson Lake EMS Center ..

Peace River Sail & Power Squadron sets May 16 for boating safety
Gain “hands-on” experience at the Peace River Sail & Power Squadron's Boating Safety Equipment Demonstration Day. Whether you are new to ..

Ranger offers life-saving advice to Lake Mead boaters
"A completely survivable boat accident, if someone gets ejected overboard, can ... Boaters are also required to have safety equipment on-board.
  Boat safety course recommended before hitting the water
As South Sound residents are readying their boats for the warmest months of the year, several organizations are reminding boater to be serious about ...
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating class, safety checks
CHARLESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course on Saturday, May 16, in Charleston.
Wearing life jacket key to safe boating season The Community Boating Center near the Fairhaven Public Boat Launch will begin ... More information about recreational boating safety is available at 
  Smart Boating Safety Tips Smart Boating Safety Tips – Part 1 of 2
The Easiest Boating Safety Tip: Wear a Life Jacket Statistics show that most boating fatality victims weren't wearing a personal floatation device (PFD) ...
  Worth a look: Youths must take boating basics course
North Dakota's boating safety course is a good option for boaters of all ages, and many major insurance companies offer discounts for adult boat ...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Boating Safety News

  Still time to take a boating safety course before the start of the boating season
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer classes in About Boating Safely at two locations - the Rocky Hill Town Hall, 761 Old Main St., and the U.S. ...

Teen's ordeal makes case for boating safety courses
Tampa area resident Matt Mainzer, 15, kept his cool when his flats boat started to sink. He says taking a boating safety education course gave him the ...
Search, rescue drills highlight boater safety
The Coast Guard Auxiliaries also offer free boat safety checks year-round at several locations along the St. Johns River. For more information, go to ...
Chesterfield Township Fire Department to host child safety event
State law requires sheriff's departments to provide a comprehensive boating safety program that also includes instruction to young boat operators.
  U.S. Coast Guard Warning Public About Prank Calls
The Coast Guard in northern New England is warning people that making a fake distress call is a serious crime and takes away valuable resources for ...
  NY Sea Grant Offers Clean and Safe Boating Tips for 2015 The boat is equipped with a propane engine and traveling to boat shows, events, and venues throughout Upstate New York educating the public ..
  Boating safety helps prevent waterway injuries While having all the proper safety gear — signaling devices and fire ... A boat on waters of the state must carry one U.S. Coast Guard-approved Type I, .
  Boating tip: Be safe and skilled
For a summary of Florida's available courses, go to Included is contact information for Treasure ...
  Free boat safety checks
Free Vessel Safety Checks will be offered by the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at several locations between now and mid-May. Any boater interested in ...

Friday, April 24, 2015

Boating Safety News

Campaign promotes boating education
NDOW has also released a podcast on that talks in great detail about boating safety and education in Nevada. “An informed boat ..

Safe boating vital for lake anglers
With the opening of the annual lowland lake fishing season only a couple of weeks away, it would be prudent for anglers to start thinking about the ...
Course discusses boating safely Boating season is near and a class taught by members of the U.S. Coast Guard will cover boat safety and the Connecticut and New York requirements ..
  Reminder to Boaters to Follow Protocol on the Water and Avoid Accidents
The bilge is part of the boat that some owners fail to clean, but if not properly ... "It's very important to actually do a safety check at home. make sure all ...
U.S. Coast Guard & Ottawa County Marine Sheriff's Dept. gives free boat inspections
Several boaters took advantage of the generous opportunity Saturday ... It was all apart of an effort to check people's safety equipment on board, with ...
  Boat safety course recommended before hitting the water
In Washington anyone born in 1955 or later must have a boating safety card to operate a boat with a engine of 15 horsepower or greater.
Boat-safety bill advances to state House
HARTFORD -- Motorboat operators would have to be at least 16 and complete a course in safe towing under legislation approved by the Judiciary ...
  The Best Things in Life Are Free, Including BoatUS' Online Boating Safety Courses
For boaters, the best things in life are free – the serenity of open water, a breeze filling a sail, or a fishing hole that beckons. And best yet, even the ...
   Free boater safety course offered in May.
Registrants must attend both sessions of the two-day course in order to be eligible for a boating safety card. The course is free, but the certificate is not.
  Boating Education
At the very least, a dealer should know who in the community conducts classes in boating skills and safety, where there are adult education courses, ...
  Boat operators get 200 free life jackets
No fewer than 200 life jackets have been distributed to boat operators to boost their business and enhance waterways safety in Lagos State.