Boating Safety Is For Life

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 ...
 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Coast Guard News

Police: Coast Guard Station attack was domestic terrorism

Grand Haven — The Grand Haven Dept. of Public Safety is investigating an attack at the Coast Guard Station.
According to the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, a male suspect crashed his truck through the station gate around 6:00 a.m. Sunday. He then broke in and assaulted Coast Guard personnel.  http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/02/08/grand-haven-coast-guard/23076917/

 

Friday, February 6, 2015

Boating Safety News

Coast Guard Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety launches redesigned website

Coast Guard Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety launches redesigned website
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety has officially launched its redesigned Boating Safety website to provide easier navigation for recreational boaters to locate the information they need. “The newly redesigned website has a fresh look that is aligned with our strategic partners’ visions for what is important to the recreational boating... www.uscgboating.org

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Boating Safety News

Deaths of 2 young women spur proposals on waterway safety
I think it just makes common sense to put your boat at idle speed after dark." ... for policing the waterways, said there are no speed limits for boats.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boating safety news

The following article is a must read for anyone thinking about buying a boat:

At The Helm: Beware of backyard boat builders

When Miguel decided to buy his new boat and trailer from a backyard boat builder in Brownsville a couple years ago, all he could think of is how much money he was going to be saving by not buying from a regular boat dealer and much fun he was about to have fishing out on the bay every weekend. Unfortunately, like so many others, both the money he thought that he would save and his fishing trips would be very short lived.  http://www.valleymorningstar.com/coastal_current/outdoors/boating/article_55d35570-a247-11e4-8fd8-831b5f2d7a0f.html

Friday, January 2, 2015

Boating Safety news

Looking back at 2014: safety
... which raises some serious safety and design considerations for crew that are ... The incident occurred as the yacht transited the Glebe Island Bridge on 8 ... During this process, a crewmember leaning over the side of the yacht ...

Wednesday, December 31, 2014