Boating Safety Is For Life

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Boating Safety News


The classes touch on all aspects of boating safety – including required equipment, basic boat handling, weather hazards, signals, lights and rules of ..

 
And make sure everything is working on your boat,” said Pittman. Pittman also reminded everyone the DMR marine patrol offers boating safety classes ...
 
This is a timely post by the the BoatUS Foundation. During a recent vessel safety check by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, they covered most of these 

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Boating Safety News


However, the more I got to thinking and writing it occurred to me that some of the most important equipment on my boat is my safety equipment.
 
As the spring and summer boating seasons in Florida get underway, the Fish and ... Another suggestion from FWC is taking a boating safety course.
 
  A Montana motorboat operator's safety certificate for youth and adults is available through a ... Links for the online boating courses can be found at .
 
Looking for an exciting, in-depth boating safety course? Central Lincoln County Adult Education is offering America's Boating Course beginning ...
 
Completion of the class will qualify participants for a Georgia boating ... That's why the flotilla is offering affordable boating safety classes during the .
 
 
As the number of visitors to Ohio's lakes and rivers increases, Marine Patrol Assistance Grants are vital to ensuring the safety of Ohio's boaters.
 
Many people drown when they attempt to retrieve an inflatable toy or their boat that has drifted away because they cannot swim as far as they think ...
 
Sumter's Simpson Hardware will host a boating education safety course from the state Department of Natural Resources from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April ...
 
 
Come July 1, Florida boaters will get a break from repeated law enforcement safety inspections. Pass one check for the required life vests, fire ...
 
 
Following a deadly day at sea for a Treasure Coast family, local boating safety experts want you to remember your safety options out on the water.
 
 
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 59 will be holding free boating safety classes at Sandsprit Park throughout the spring and summer funded by a newly ...
 
 
Two tragedies in one week on the Treasure Coast have put renewed focus on boating safety. As details of these incidents continue to emerge, ...
 
 
Dad gave him a challenge: “If you can start the boat,” he said, “you can go ... and says everyone who uses a boat should have taken a safety course
 
A basic boating safety class will be offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron and Clark County Marine Patrol from 8:30 a.m. to ...
 
Information includes personal watercrafts, boats and their maintenance, boat safety, laws and regulations, and an introduction to navigational aids.
 
  Jet Boating NZ releases an annual safety book including a checklist for what to have in your boat as well as a quarterly magazine with articles around ..
 
(WJHG/WECP) - Boaters who carry an emergency locator device on board won't have to shell out as much for registration costs anymore. Governor .
 
  Danti said Jones and the others were likely trying to maintain the boat's ... 1, 1988, take a safety education class before they are allowed to operate a ..

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Boating Safety News


The Fond du Lac Coast Guard Auxiliary will present the Wisconsin DNR 10-hour Safe Boating Course from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Thursday ...
 
  LAKE MURRAY, SC (WACH)- It's the time of year when people are beginning to bring out their boats for Summer fun. However, Saturday night's .
 
 
WASHINGTON — The U.S Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership to fill upcoming vacancies on the National Boating Safety Advisory ...
 
A recent study from Rhode Island Hospital researchers based on data from the U.S. Coast Guard has reported that sailing in the U.S. has a higher ...
 
The Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course Saturday, April 23, and Saturday, May 21, in Charleston. The course will ...
 
  LAKE HOPATCONG — There will be a Boating Safety Course on Saturday, April 16, to obtain the NJ Boating Safety Certificate (NJ BSC), required to
 
Successful completion of the course is required before operating a motorized boat or watercraft in Delaware for anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1978.
 
JANESVILLE--The Rock County Sheriff's Office is offering two DNR boating safety courses at the Rock County Job Center, 1900 Center Ave., ...
 
 
So that boaters can get official training to safely and comfortably ride Delaware waters, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host one-day boating safety ...
 
That's why fire prevention is an integral part of boater safety. GEICO and BoatUS reveal the top six causes of boat fires and tips boat owners can follow ..

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Boating Safety News


TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – In an issue prompted by the disappearance last year of two young boaters, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that will ...
 
In a statement, National Maritime Safety Authority General Manager, Paul ... “Improving the safety for small boat operators and their passengers is .
 
This is a comprehensive, one-day boating safety class that provides an opportunity to learn from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. The course satisfies .
 
The owner of AG Boat Licensing said the importance of lifejackets was highlighted in an accident at Leslie Dam last year, in which the safety vests ...
 
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office Navigation Unit will host a Boater Safety Course on April 16. The course, instructed by Marine Patrol deputies,
  I have seen companies that manufacturer boats make this mistake. In the U.S.Coast Guard navigational rule book, it says in rule 21 (c) “all-round light”
 
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a Boating Safety Course this month in Rochelle Park. Anyone operating a power boat including personal ...
  On a chilly, brisk and un-springlike Saturday in April, Rick Bradley had his mind on safe fun in the sun aboard his boat. Bradley and about a couple of .
 
Anyone on a kayak or boat at night must have a light on at all times. People who do not have a life jacket with them can face a $25 to $500 fine and a ...
 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Boating Safety News


The CCSO wants to promote basic boating safety and will be offering the ... "I'd like to see everyone at the boating safety class, everyone who will be ...
 
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer free boat inspections 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ... If the vessel passes, the owner will receive a safety decal, which could 
 
 
To prepare for the upcoming boating season, the local Neenah/Menash flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach a Wisconsin DNR Safe Boating ...
 
Lake Management Director Richard Grannells hopes those residents will sign up for a boating basics and safety course, Boat Massachusetts, offered ...
 
  “We are concerned about safety among the boating community, with high levels of alcohol being recorded,” Ms Bush said. “The safest thing to do,
 
I took a boating safety course as a teenager and learned to confidently pilot the boat myself. When my parents bought a second home at Lake Anna in 
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A boating accident claimed the life of 40 year old Kimberly Sergeant in ... Boater Larry Duboise and his friend are doing what they can to stay safe.
 
 
Two state official representatives for boating safety programs; three representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers; and ...
 
  The Iredell County Sheriff's Office will conduct a boater safety check from 7 a.m. to noon April 9. Sheriff Darren Campbell, along with members of the .
 
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - In an issue prompted by the disappearance last year of two young boaters, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill that will ...
 
 
As we enter the warmer spring weather, that means boating season is about to be in full swing. In 2015, there were six accidental drownings at Lake ...

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Boating Safety News


SANTA CRUZ — Coast Guard leaders are urging commercial crab boat captains against overloading their boats with crab pots once the season


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And before you head out to fish or cruise around on the lake, it's important to make sure your boat is ready to go. Life jackets, working radios and ..


Boat captains participate as Coast Guard personnel perform safety equipment demonstrations, mock coast guard investigations, and wrap-up with a ..

 
Inspired by a desire to spare parents the pain of losing their children in boating accidents, a bill that would give boaters a registration discount if they ..


“Power Squadron members work hard giving up their own time to help make boating safer. They offer boat owners free vessel safety checks, provide ...


The checks will be offered at the boat ramp from 7 a.m. until noon every Saturday from April 16 to Oct. 1. Huntington Park is located at Riverpark Drive, ..

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Boating Safety News


In order to take a boat out on the water in Virginia, the boat operator must be in ... The course meets the requirements of Virginia Boating Safety Laws.
 
Free Boating Safety Course being offered to young boaters in an effort to give them the tools they need to navigate the waters safely.
 
The US Coast Guard says boaters may have a check list for entertaining, but they need to go over their safety checklist first. Third Class Petty Officer, 
 
The AustinBlu Foundation, founded after two 14-year-olds from Tequesta went missing at sea, is sponsoring free safe-boating classes in Boca Raton.
 
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A bill designed to improve boating safety has been introduced in the U.S. Congress and honors the memory of two Palm Beach
 
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