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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Boating Safety News

Safer Boating Week puts spotlight on boaties' behaviour
The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they're out on the water this ...
  Gladwell's Line: Safer Boating Week launched against tragic backdrop
Today, Friday marks the start of the inaugural Safer Boating Week - an ... The most essential piece of safety equipment on a boat is the anchor that is ...
  Practical boat tips: Stove Safety Raising my children aboard a yacht from age two and three meant stove safety was critically important. Many times while Jack and I managed the ship .

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Boating Safety News

Coastguard Boating Education partners with Hutchwilco
Coastguard Boating Education are committed to ensuring the safety of all boaties who venture onto the water and is proud to be part of the sector wide ...
U.S. Coast Guard Adds New Slow-Speed Zone Ahead Of Columbus Day Weekend “It's not been a great year for boater safety around the Miami area, but this weekend ... Boat responsibly, and have a good time,” said Brian Carlstrom, 
  State to mandate safety course for boaters 10, anyone behind the wheel of a motorized vessel must show proof of completing an approved boater safety course. The state says there's a course ..

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Boating Safety News

Boater's 10 safe and clean refueling tips
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Unlike an automobile, recreational boats have special safety needs when it comes to refueling. Stern drive or inboard powered ...
  Boat electrical course offered online
Eight learning modules cover common boat electrical terms, theory, wiring, power generation, safety, grounding and important troubleshooting ...
US Coast Guard drops life jacket type code labels Chris Edmonston, BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety president and chairman of the National Safe Boating Council, said, “The boating safety ..

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Boating Safety News

Making waves: A locally driven bill aims to reform California boating safety education
That's not all. In that same time range, there were between 247 and 482 California boating accident injuries per year. Each of those years also saw ...
Power squadrons have rich history
The squadron in addition to teaching basic boating safety and many seminars to the pubic continues teaching piloting and navigation to its members.
  Tragic lesson: safety first
In the light of this tragedy, officials emphasized basic boating safety laws. Among ... Follow boat manufacturers' recommendations as to loading limits.
Indiana DNR Law Enforcement Division becomes eighth agency to achieve national accreditation
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) ... that works to develop public policy for recreational boating safety.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Boating Safety News

Final Rule. Personal Flotation Devices Labeling and Standards

The Coast Guard is issuing this final rule to remove references to type
codes in its regulations on the carriage and labeling of Coast Guard-approved personal flotation devices (PFDs). Removing these type codes from our regulations will facilitate future incorporation by reference of new industry consensus standards for PFD labeling that more effectively convey safety information, and is a step toward harmonization of our regulations with PFD requirements in Canada and in other countries. Click here to read the USCG regulations.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Boating Safety News

  13-Year Old Dies at Boathouse: What Can You Do to Prevent Electrocution and ESD?
Sadly, when Sarah went to grab a boarding ladder on a pontoon boat to ... clean and responsible boating and offers range of boating safety courses .
Coast Guard Boating Safety Class to Be Held
The course covers safe boat handling, navigation markers, how to equip a boat for safety and meeting state and federal requirements, trailering tips, ...
Boating And Water Safety Added To Driver's Education Program
The Texas Education Agency has approved a parks and wildlife water safety program to educate young adults and teens who spend time boating, ...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Boating Safety News

All-volunteer auxiliary provides back up to Coast Guard
The volunteer division of the Coast Guard was established by Congress in 1939 and got recreational boaters and their boats involved in World War II.
Reminders for Labor Day boating safety
The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the ...
Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. It will also cover safe personal ...
  Free boat inspections set for Aug. 30
In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law ...
Boating squadron course gets landlubbers' feet wet
Boating squadron course gets landlubbers' feet wet ... satisfies the North Carolina boating safety educational requirement for boaters under age 26.
Two men die after separate boat crashes on Missouri lakes
The boat capsized a quarter-mile east of the dam, about three miles from Branson. ... Another passenger also climbed to safety. The patrol said those ...
  USCG Shares Safety Tips for Labor Day
Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the boating season and is known as one of the busiest recreational boating weekends on the Ohio ...