Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Boating Safety News

Boating safety tips from the U.S. Coast Guard
“It's the common stuff boating safety. Just want to make sure you have life jackets on the boat for everybody on board. Kids under 14 should be ...
Brewer: Boating safety is a must
Wayne Brewer is the president of the New York State Outdoor Writers Association. His outdoor column is published the first Sunday of each month in ...
  Interest in boating classes rises after disappearance of two Tequesta teens
The disappearance of two Tequesta boys boating near the Jupiter Inlet has many ... Before Austin and Perry's boat capsized waters were rough. ... right now and that's one of the reasons I wanted my kids to do the safety class.".
Photo of children on boat raises safety concerns The photo shows five small children sitting on the bow of a speed boat. They are not in proper seats and are dangling their legs over the edge of the ..
  Operator attention is key to boating safety
PHOENIX — Arizona waterways are teeming with activity and the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds all boaters to ensure a safe boating ...
  Be serious on boat safety: take beacon, life jackets
THE weekend boating tragedy in which a man drowned after a fishing mishap off Moreton Island is a reminder of how quickly a day on the ocean can ...
  Boating safety top concern for rescue squads
The deaths of a father and son who fell into Lake Guntersville after their canoe capsized have put a spotlight back on the importance of boating safety ... 
  Red Cross to host safety workshop at Gander Lake
Boating safety officers with the Canadian Red Cross will be hosting an event on Gander Lake on Aug. 20 in partnership with the Qalipu Mi'kmaq Band.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Boating Safety News

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota's July 4th boating bacchanalia — and death — should sober state
While overall boating safety numbers are improving, the weekend call numbers and tragic death should prompt Minnesotans to want to do better.

Asheville Citizen-Times
Three killed in NC boating accidents July 4 weekend
In North Carolina, a driver or boat operator with a blood-alcohol ... lakes and coastal waterways and instruct certified boating safety education courses.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Boating Safety News

Coast Guard explains how it spends it boating safety money
The contractor sends inspectors to visit manufacturers, dealers and boat shows to make sure they are complying with safety rules. In FY 14, they ...
Boat Responsibly, High-Boating Traffic Expected This July 4th Holiday
MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2015) - High-boating traffic is expected this ... Wear It! encourages boaters to take the Boating Safety Pledge.
Coast Guard warns against making fake distress calls
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- As if the Coast Guard didn't already have enough to do, saving more than 1.1 million lives since 1790, they must also ...
  US Coast Guard Auxiliary to form area detachment
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is forming the Lower Colorado River Detachment, which will initially operate on the Colorado River and backwater ...
  Mass. State & Environmental Police water and boating safety conference
Massachusetts State and Environmental Police held their annual water and boating safety conference Tuesday on the Quabbin Reservoir in ...

Dangers of electrocution near boat docks
"People in a responsible position need to understand that this protection needs to be in place and needs to be monitored for the safety of the people ...

Friday, June 26, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Boating Safety News

Bonner County Sheriff's Officer offers Boat Idaho Course June 20
Water enthusiasts can learn about basic boating laws and safety through a free Boat Idaho Course offered by the Bonner County Sheriff's Office.
  State police encourage boating safety
1, 1974, must have a boating safety certification before operating any motor boat on Vermont's waters, he said. With certificate in hand, Vermonters are ...
Why the US Coast Guard has a new boating safety app
The father of a murdered US Coast Guard auxiliarist is honoring his son by funding the Coast Guard's first-ever public boater safety and emergency ...
  MarineMax Offers Boating Safety Classes Every first Saturday of the month, MarineMax in Panama City offers boating safety classes. For a fee students are taught the ins and outs of staying 

Malloy signs “Emily's Law” safe-boat/towing legislation
It prohibits children under-16 from piloting watercraft towing skiers or tubers and requires a related safety course. Here's a summary of the legislation:.

Sunday, June 7, 2015