Boating Safety Is For Life

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Boating Safety News


In preparation for the upcoming boating season, U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla 3-1 will be offering a series of "About Boating Safety" one-day classes this .

 
It will have a huge impact on our junior programs and high school sailing, and we need to stop it now. For one thing, there are already laws about ...
 
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its subcommittees members will meet on March 23, 24 and 25, 2017, in Arlington, VA, to discuss ..
 
 
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ...
 
  The museum will host two New York Safe Boating classes from noon to 4 p.m. March 18 and 19, for up to 24 participants. The class will teach basic .
 
 
This course will teach you about boating safety and legal requirements, including necessary equipment. Basic boating laws and the rules of the road ...
 
 
This eight-hour course developed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks & Watercraft includes Ohio boating laws, safety ...

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Boating Safety News


One Republican lawmaker now warns those cuts could cripple the under-resourced and overstretched Coast Guard's efforts to protect 95,000 miles of ...
“Whomever is advising President Trump that the (Coast Guard) Service could ... LoBiondo is a senior member of the House Coast Guard and Maritime ...
 
The city of Canandaigua will offer About Boating Safety certification classes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11 and 18 in at the Canandaigua Public Works ...
 
The program is encouraging boaters to sign up and get registered for boat safety courses. In Missouri, it is required for anyone born after January 1, .
 
  Many parents like us have no awareness of recreational boating safety guidelines and have never used a boat before. When Emily went on a day trip .
 
 
If you're planning on boating or kayaking in the Lowcountry, here are some safety tips, commonly overlooked laws and technology — in addition to ...
  The About Boating Safety Course will be held at the Thomaston Fire House, located at 245 South Main Street, Thomaston. For advanced registration .
 
 
On March 12th Boat Safe US LLC is hosting a boating safety class at the Mt. Arlington Fire/Rescue Company: 409 Howard Bvld Mt Arlington NJ, 07856.
 
 
"The team also shared key safety messages and encouraged safe boating practises, including wearing - not just taking - your lifejacket when aboard ...
 
The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 25 at the ..
 
 
If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out the in classroom (seminar) version of our popular online boating course.
 
Upon passing the test at the end of the class, a boating safety certificate will be issued. To register call 609-926-7607 or email boatsafely@comcast.net .
 
Don't be left high and dry this summer -- take a boating safety course and get the know-how you need to have a fun season on the waves. (CARL ..
 
 

Don't be left high and dry this summer -- take a boating safety course and get the know-how you need to have a fun season on the waves. (CARL ...
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The Westport Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer boating safety classes beginning March 21 in the Westport Fire Department headquarters, ...
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Boating season is just around the corner so there's no time to delay. If you've never had a boating license, take the Boat Oregon class today. “Oregon ...
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The Friday Harbor Chapter of the U.S. Power Squadron has offered to teach their two-day basic boating safety class on Lopez Island, April 8 and 9.
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was killed last summer in Ocean City after he fell off the bow of a pontoon boat and ...
The Kane County Forest Preserve Police will sponsor a boating safety education training course, offered by the Illinois Department of Natural ...
 
 
SARASOTA Co., Fla. (WWSB) -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office wants to remind residents and visitors to obey all laws while on the water during ...

Friday, March 10, 2017

Boating Safety News

Buying a new boat? Buying an imported Boat? New Regulation on Hull Identification Numbers.  From the ABYC Magazine: The Reference Point

Monday, March 6, 2017

Boating Safety News


Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Missouri

 
The Onset/Marion Flotilla 63 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering an introductory boating class for new boaters and experienced .


Currently, this all-civilian arm of the U.S. Coast Guard provides recreational boating safety classes, vessel safety checks and routine patrols along the


The operator must also have a card showing that he or she has passed a boater safety course. This requirement was slowly trickled in over the past ..


Wayne County Sheriff's Office's Recreation Safety Division will offer three sessions of the New York State Safe Boating Course from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

 
Topics to be covered include: boating “rules of the road”; required and recommended safety equipment, docking and trailering, how to avoid accidents, ...
 
The members, called “Auxiliarists,” conduct safety patrols on local waterways, assist the Coast Guard with homeland security duties, teach boating ...
 
Those who pass the course earn a Pennsylvania boating safety certificate and just as a plus can save money on boat insurance. The course is ...
 
 
A public workship will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center March 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss changes to the waterways near the Fort ...
 
 
(WEAU) -- Boating season is right around the corner and safety is always a concern when it comes to being on the water. A boating safety instructor, ...
 
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators ...
  The Coast Guard has promoted its popular Boat Responsibly logo for many years, but with an extra emphasis on paddling safety, it became apparent .
 
 
A boating safety course will be offered 6 to 8 p.m. starting Wednesday, April 4 at Kennebunk Elementary School, 177 Alewive Road, Kennebunk.
 
 
The Sea Tow Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to boating safety and education, offers the following list of 10 tips for boating with kids. 1.
 
The Knoxville Power Squadron will be offering a series of public boating ... minimum licensing requirements for the Tennessee boating safety exam.
  ST. PETERSBURG – The St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron will present a seven-week safe boating program titled America's Boating Course

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Boating Safety News

An Excellent Article on boat electrical systems By Ed SHeramn, published in BOATUS magazine.


Avoiding Boat Electrical Mistakes

By Ed Sherman
Problems in your boats electrical system can destroy your pride and joy. Be especially careful around these common problem areas.  http://www.boatus.com/magazine/2016/august/avoiding-boat-electrical-mistakes.asp

Friday, February 24, 2017

Boating Safety News


Many stores that sell canoe and kayaks “are really good” about passing out boating safety handbooks to buyers, said Corey Britcher, chief of the ...
 
Oregon considers imposing fees on non-motorized boaters ... and sets minimum standards for boating safety courses for non-motorized boat users.
 
 
This in-depth course will cover applicable topics and techniques of value to recreational boaters to foster safe boating on near-shore waters.
 
 
by Boat Accessories Australia today at 2:48 am ... If self-checking is an option, visit the manufacturer's website and follow the steps or, if available, ...
  Recreational boating safety is the priority of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. With skilled members and high standards, it fulfills this mission through vessel 

Registration is open for a boating safety class scheduled for Feb. 25 at the Clark County Public Works and Maintenance and Operations Conference ...
 
 
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host "About Boating Safety," a one-day boaters safety course, from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. March 18, April 8, May 6 and ...
 
  Upon completion of this 8 hour boat safety course, you will receive a boating safety education certificate that satisfies the Alabama and adjacent state's ..
 
The course includes information on getting started, what is needed, required and recommended safety equipment, boating rules to live by, navigation

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Boating Safety News

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Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea are ... be used for either Maritime Safety Information (MSI) or Radio Medical Advice.
 
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report Thursday identifying the risks associated with the shared use of 
 
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will offer two boater safety certification courses in northern Missouri next month. Troop H Commanding Officer ..
 
If a manufacturer came up with a rope or strip light that could meet the angle requirements and gained the proper certification, then he doesn't see why ...
 
Those who complete the USCG Auxiliary “About Boating Safety” course and exam are awarded U.S. Coast Guard certificates and cards. The course ...
 
 
Many people go into kayaking fairly casually, expecting the skills and safety to be inherent knowledge, said Matt Pyhala, a sea kayaker and an ...