Boating Safety Is For Life

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Group plans to simplify boating Coalition will explain rules of border travel
Times Herald Sat, 27 Feb 2010 03:58 AM PST
Several groups have combined efforts to make traveling across the border by boat a little easier. 

Local events for Sunday, Feb. 28
Corning Leader
New York State Boater's Safety Course | 8 am-4 pm, Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, 106 10th St., Watkins Glen. Register, 535-8222. ...

Boating safety course set for March 13
The Poverty Bay Sail and Power Squadron will hold a boating safety course on March 13 at the Centre at Norpoint. This course satisfies the Washington state ...

Outdoors calendar
Tampa Tribune
CONTINUOUS: Tampa Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a rotating Boating Skills and Seamanship class, with meetings every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 pm Fee is $60 ...

Allen orders CG boat policy review - Navy News, news from Iraq - Navy Times
Navy Times Fri, 26 Feb 2010 13:46 PM PST
The Coast Guard is conducting an internal review of boating policies after two boating accidents in December killed one child and injured several people, according to an AlCoast message released Monday. 

Fire destroys 51-foot boat
A passing boater picked them up. The burning boat broke free from its anchor and drifted under the Channel 5 Bridge. It burned out around 6 pm "The Coast ...

3 rafters rescued at Grand Canyon
KSL Salt Lake City Fri, 26 Feb 2010 22:03 PM PST
Authorities say three people on a rafting trip at the Grand Canyon have been rescued after their 18-foot raft became trapped on a rock garden

Missing Exeter Boater Presumed Drowned
WMUR New Hampshire Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:30 AM PST
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department investigates a presumed drowning in Raymond.

SD lifeguards rescue 2 from sinking boat
San Diego Union Tribune
By Craig Gustafson, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER SAN DIEGO — San Diego lifeguards rescued two men off a wooden sailboat Saturday afternoon as it sank in the ...

Coast Guard Rescues Shrimp Boat Crew Off Key West
CBS4 Miami Sun, 28 Feb 2010 08:26 AM PST
The crew of 67-foot shrimp boat that started taking on water 50 miles northwest of Key West has been saved by the U.S. Coast.  It began around 3 p.m. Saturday when the crew of the Miss Suzanne radioed in that their boat was taking on water and their bilge pumps were unable to keep up with the flow. 

Friday, February 26, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Safe boating course March 27 At Coleman Marine in Foley
Mullet Wrapper
Alabama law mandates that every operator of a motorized vessel, sailboat or personal watercraft must be licensed. Operating a boat without a valid license ...

Boat Dealers Band Together to Promote Safe Boating Practices-Free Boating Safety Classes with United States Power ... Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:06 AM PST
Boat Dealers in NW Illinois and WI band together to promote Boating Safety. The United States Power Squadrons & US Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach free seminars in Boating Safety at the Northern Illinois Boat Show March 4-7, 2010 at the New Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, Grayslake, Illinois [] 

Boaters safety classes planned
Oceana's Herald-Journal Thu, 25 Feb 2010 13:13 PM PST
Three boater safety classes are set for this summer for those needing to earn their boating safety certificate. All three classes will be at the Pentwater Yacht Club from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Attendance both days is required to meet the mandated eight hours of classroom instruction.

Sheriff's Office Offering Boater Education Course
Clallam County Sheriff's Office to offer Boater Education Course on Saturday March 13th, April 10th and May 8th from 9 am to 5 pm at the Clallam County ..

Boater safety courses set throughout the spring/summer at the South Shore ...
The Post-Standard - (blog)
By David Figura/The Post-Standard A series of boating safety courses are being offered through the spring/summer at the South Shore Association, ...

Safety class April 10 at PK
Lake Country Sun
The first class of the year's boater safety courses at Possum Kingdom Lake will be held 8:30 am-5 pm Saturday, April 10, at the Possum Kingdom East

Van Buren Parks & Recreation
Cnylink Fri, 26 Feb 2010 05:43 AM PST
Boater safety course Available to those ages 10 and older, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarys Americas Boating Course is aimed at training the public on the

Boating safety course offered
The Daily Astorian
SEASIDE - The Oregon Marine Board's course, "Boat Oregon," will be offered at 8:30 am Saturday at the South County campus of Clatsop Community College, ..
DPS awards boat crew for rescuing stranded swimmers
Saipan Tribune Thu, 25 Feb 2010 06:09 AM PST
The Department of Public Safety's Boating Safety Section awarded two persons for their âheroic deedsâ when they rescued two stranded swimmers and retrieved the body of a drowning victim during separate incidents recently on Saipan. 

 Coast Guard acknowledges Lake Winnebago, Fox River under its jurisdiction responsibility for buoys, including Buoy 100 ...
The Appleton Post-Crescent Fri, 26 Feb 2010 02:29 AM PST
The Coast Guard indicated last month that Lake Winnebago and the Fox River are federally recognized as navigable waterways and, fall under the agencys jurisdiction.

Boater drowns in bay
Pensacola News Journal Wed, 24 Feb 2010 23:05 PM PST
A disabled Milton man was found dead hours after his canoe capsized in Escambia Bay on Wednesday. 

lifeboat rescues drifting yacht
BBC News
Guernsey's lifeboat was called out to rescue a yacht drifting with engine problems off Beaucette Marina on the island's east coast. ...

Boaters rescued after raft becomes stranded in Grand Canyon (KNXV-TV)
GRAND CANYON, AZ -- A group boating down the Grand Canyon was rescued by National Park Service rangers after their raft became stranded in rapids Wednesday. ...

Hammond man drowns after boat flips
by Michael Luke / Eyewitness News INDEPENDENCE – A Hammond man accidently drowned Thursday when he fell out of his boat and into the pond that he was ...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

OHP offers boating safety course
Edmond Sun
Any person 12-15 years of age that operates any boat powered by a motor more than 10 horsepower, a sailboat 16 feet or greater in length or a personal ...

Power Squadron holds boat classes
Bethany Beach Wave
OCEAN PINES -- The Ocean City Power Squadron will present the all new America's Boating Course at the Worcester County Library's Ocean Pines branch on ...

Power-boat safety course in Bridgewater
By The Messenger-Gazette BRIDGEWATER — Somerset Sail and Power Squadron will offer an approved safe boating course this spring at the PeopleCare Center, ...

Safe boating course offered March 6 in Orange Beach
Mullet Wrapper
As the boating season approaches, the Orange Beach Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a “Safe Boating” course on Saturday, March 6. ...

Safe Boating Classes
WFMY News 2 Greensboro Wed, 24 Feb 2010 02:51 AM PST
If you want to drive a boat this summer, you gotta have a safety class under your belt. 

Basic boating class offered at YMCA
Sheboygan Press Wed, 24 Feb 2010 02:06 AM PST
The Sheboygan Power Squadron will start its Americas Boating Course on rules and safety Thursday at the Sheboygan YMCA.

Boating safety course offered in March
The Tuscaloosa News Wed, 24 Feb 2010 01:35 AM PST
NORTHPORT | The West Alabama Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a boating safety course in March. The course consists of two classes that will be taught from 6-9 p.m. March 25 and March 30 at North River Marine, 600 64th Ave., Northport. Attendance at both classes is required to graduate.

Boat captains need license for public safety
Bethany Beach Wave
By Mark Sampson • February 23, 2010 OCEAN CITY -- I spent a big chunk of last Sunday afternoon strolling about the annual Ocean City Seaside Boat Show. .

BoatU.S. Foundation Emergency Rescue Beacon Rental Program
Sail World (press release)
Sailboat racers, tournament fishermen and short-haul cruisers who occasionally travel far offshore have relied on the BoatU. 

Boaters warned off whale encounters
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Federal law requires people and boaters to remain at least 500 yards away from a right whale. However, boaters who approached the whales Sunday in New 

Sole survivor of Fla. boating accident that killed football players tells story in new book
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune Wed, 24 Feb 2010 11:47 AM PST
TAMPA, Fla. - The sole survivor of a Florida boating accident that killed two NFL players and a former college football player is releasing a book about the tragedy.

Woman dies while kayaking in the Tortugas
Florida Keys Keynoter Wed, 24 Feb 2010 08:08 AM PST
An accident during a kayak excursion from Fort Jefferson in Dry Tortugas National Park claimed the life of a woman Saturday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The woman's body was recovered Sunday morning about two miles west of Loggerhead Key, Coast Guard information officers said. 

Boat burns for hours en route from Delray Beach to Boca Raton
By Erika Pesantes, Sun Sentinel A 48-foot Viking Sport Fisherman boat was on fire for more than five hours on the water Wednesday off Delray Beach and on ..

1 Dead, 7 Arrested After Miami Boat Chase
NBC Miami
By AMARA SOHN and BRIAN HAMACHER A high speed boat chase in South Miami-Dade last night ended with seven people in custody and one person dead in what ...

Monday, February 22, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Waupaca Sheriff's Dept. to hold boater safety classes
The Shawano Leader Sat, 20 Feb 2010 03:28 AM PST
Boater safety classes, sponsored by Waupaca County Sheriffâs Water Patrol, will be held at various locations throughout the months of March, April and May.

Boating classes offered
Fall River Herald News
For additional information regarding boating safety programs or free vessel safety checks offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, contact Flotilla 65 Public .

Power Squadron's boating classes start March 9
Knoxville News Sentinel Sat, 20 Feb 2010 21:00 PM PST
Spring safe boating classes will begin March 9 at the West Marine Store at 7812 Kingston Pike across from West Town Mall, the Knoxville Power Squadron announced.The first series of classes begin with instruction on fundamentals of boat operation including rules of the road, boat trailering, tying secure knots, recognizing watercraft, anchoring and required equipment.Power Squadron members with ... 

Boating safety class offered March 20 in Renton
Bellevue Reporter
A basic boating safety class will be offered from 9 am to 4 pm Saturday, March 20 for those needing the mandatory Boater Education Card. ...

Coast Guard could return to Fox River buoy maintenance, aiding boater safety
The Appleton Post-Crescent Sat, 20 Feb 2010 02:28 AM PST
A coalition of agencies is calling for the U.S. Coast Guard to resume maintenance of buoys on Lake Winnebago and the Fox River after a 27-year hiatus. 

Boating on state's waterways a perilous pastime
Daily Democrat
The unforgiving nature of narrow, curving rivers and sloughs, faster and faster boats, reckless behavior and the lack of mandatory boater education in ...

64 People from Shipwrecked Canadian Sailboat Concordia Arrived Safe in Rio
Latin American Herald Tribune
RIO DE JANEIRO – The last of the 64 people from the shipwrecked Canadian sailboat Concordia, which sank Thursday in a storm off the coast of Brazil, ...

Coast Guard Seaching For Two Missing Kayakers
CBS4 Miami Sun, 21 Feb 2010 06:42 AM PST
The U.S. Coast Guard is scouring the waters west off the Dry Tortugas National Park for two missing kayakers.  The men filed a float plan Saturday with park's rangers and set off in an orange kayak. According to their plan they were due back at 4:30p.m.

Yacht saved from grouding by lifeboat
Southern Daily Echo
By Tara Russell » A LIFEBOAT stopped a family's 26ft yacht from grounding on a shingle bank this morning. The RNLI Yarmouth lifeboat was launched at 7.15am ...

Man hospitalized after harbor accident
Orange County Register Sat, 20 Feb 2010 16:14 PM PST
NEWPORT BEACH A man was rescued by the Orange County Harbor Patrol on Saturday afternoon after a boating accident left him with head injuries. Harbor Patrol Sgt. John Hollenbeck said the unidentified man, described to be in his late 30s, was in a...

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boat Tip: Launch time
Then, try to hail another boater using an open channel. --Check safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers and emergency signaling devices. ...

Waupaca Sheriff's Dept. to hold boater safety classes
The Shawano Leader Fri, 19 Feb 2010 03:28 AM PST
Boater safety classes, sponsored by Waupaca County Sheriffâs Water Patrol, will be held at various locations throughout the months of March, April and May. 

Full Story
Lake Country Sun
The Brazos River Authority will offer boater safety courses at Possum Kingdom Lake again this spring and summer. Boaters younger than 18 are required by the ...

Four Seasons: Boating class begins (again) Tuesday
The Canton Repository Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:29 AM PST
Both sail and power boaters are eligible to take this four-session safe boating course â âAmericaâs Boating Course-Third Editionââ which has been rescheduled twice because of bad weather. 

Boating class offered at library
The Lake Wales News Sat, 20 Feb 2010 09:06 AM PST
Boaters, age 22 and younger - beware - you now need a license to drive a boat. 

DNR Urges Safety With Upcoming Boating Season
It may still be winter, but boating season will be here before you know it. Which is why the DNR is urging people to take a safety course before hitting the ...

Operating Safely Near Tugboats and Towed Barges: Ways to Avoid ...
Sport boats and commercial vessels like tugboats share the same water. Recreational boaters can take some steps to avoid on the water accidents with tugs or their tows.
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Get Active Briefs: Feb. 19
Knoxville News Sentinel Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:00 PM PST
LEARN TO SAILYouth ages 14-20 are invited to learn about sailing in Sailing Club Sea Scout Ship 300 at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Concord Yacht Club. Annual membership is $16 to learn to sail, including navigation, rules of the road on the water, safe boating, swimming, boat maintenance, first aid and other skills.Ship 300 places youth in a Thistle sailboat, a racing sailing sloop that ... 

Canadian school ship sinks off Brazil coast; all 64 aboard rescued
Kitchener - Waterloo Record Fri, 19 Feb 2010 09:04 AM PST
All 64 people aboard a Nova Scotia-based tall ship that went down off Brazil have been transferred to a coast guard vessel and were headed into port, officials said Friday. 

Bay man charged with boating under the influence in accident
The Biloxi Sun Herald Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:42 AM PST
A Bay St. Louis man was charged by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources State Marine Patrol with boating under the influence after he ran the boat he was operating aground near Highway 603 in Bay St. Louis on Wednesday. 

Two men die in boating incident near Port Hardy
By Teresa Bird - North Island Gazette Thomas Joseph, 48, and Fredrick Hanuse, 56, died after failing to push a boat off a rock near Beaver Harbour. ...

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Sports Sideline - February 17, 2010
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Boat Safety Class: the City of Milton Fire Department, will offer About Boating Safely, their premier boater safety class at the City of Milton Fire ..

Time to think about Boating Safety Courses
New Hampshire Magazine (blog)
Usually, I prefer our little sailboat. That's probably because I am not lucky enough to own a power boat, not even a small one. But if someone wants to let ...

Boating class offered at library
The Lake Wales News Wed, 17 Feb 2010 08:06 AM PST
Boaters, age 22 and younger - beware - you now need a license to drive a boat. 

Boater Safety Training Expanded for Deaf Families
Oswego County Today Wed, 17 Feb 2010 19:23 PM PST
Syracuse, NY â By request from the Deaf community the American Sign Language (ASL)-facilitated boater safety training planned for Deaf youth at the February 10-14, 2010 CNY Boat Show in Syracuse, NY, has been expanded to any family with a Deaf member. New York Sea Grant and the Boating Industry Association of Upstate New York are [...] 

Coast Guard Schedules Boating Safety Program
Clearwater Gazette Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:00 AM PST
United Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering "About Boating Safely" on Sat. February 27th, and Sun. February 28th, at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center on Sand Key 1001 Gulf Blvd., at 8:00 a.m. sharp. 

LAKE ELSINORE: Boating classes offered
The Californian Wed, 17 Feb 2010 21:06 PM PST
Residents interested in learning the ropes of boating safety still have the opportunity to sign up for a nine-week course conducted by veteran Lake Elsinore skipper Pete Dawson. 

Community School offers boating classes
The Emerson Community School will once again offer five important boating courses to area residents in the upcoming spring session. The first three courses, ...

Courts Tough On Drunk Boaters
Increasingly around the country juries are not buying defendants arguments that boating accidents while under the influence of alcohol should somehow be ...

Yacht goes up in flames
Sausalito Marin Scope Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:56 PM PST
A yacht that caught fire Feb. 4 threatened neighboring boats in the Schoonmaker Point Marina and sent a large plume of smoke into the sky.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating safety courses start this month
Chicago Tribune
Most of the people killed in boating accidents in Wisconsin over the last two years did not take a boating safety course. The Wisconsin Department of ...

Boating education course scheduled
El Dorado News-Times
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will have a boating education course from 5:30 until 8:30 pm on Feb. 23 and 25, in the Parkview Baptist Church Family ...

New Boating Classes
Local boaters will have to take a new course on marine safety and laws this year. Anyone born after July 1, 1972, has to pass an approved course to operate ..

Join the Coast Guard auxiliary
The Hingham Journal Mon, 15 Feb 2010 09:56 AM PST
The Auxiliary offers an opportunity to make a difference in the local community and across the country, and welcomes and recognizes past experience, skills and talent, and challenges people to have fun learning new skills and qualifications in company with a special group of volunteers.

Free Sailing Course
Getting started has always been a challenge - do you know anyone with a sailboat? Where do you go? Raritan Yacht Club is taking the problems out of learning ...

DNR: Most Boating Accident Victims Didn't Take Safety Course
WBAY Green Bay Mon, 15 Feb 2010 11:08 AM PST
The DNR says only one of the 36 people who died on state waterways in the last two years had taken a safety course.

 Lawmakers oppose eliminating USCG teams
The Brunswick News Mon, 15 Feb 2010 03:20 AM PST
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is not the only one in Congress who wants to know why the president wants to tinker with the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety and Security Teams, including the one in Camden County.

Crews searching for man who went missing at Canyon Lake
KENS 5 San Antonio Sun, 14 Feb 2010 13:01 PM PST
Texas game wardens and other authorities are searching for a missing boater at whose empty boat was found at Canyon Lake. Scott Freund, 44, resides in the Boerne area, and no witnesses saw what happened after he left the ramp. He was reported missing Saturday afternoon. His vehicle was found with the engine running and boat trailer backed down into the water at a boat ramp. It's believed he may ... 

Cops ID Port Washington Fatal Slip and Fall Victim
Long Island Press Mon, 15 Feb 2010 07:07 AM PST
Nassau police have identified the 57-year-old woman who was found dead in a Port Washington canal on Saturday afternoon. Jeanne Wilde slipped off of an icy landing to her houseboat docked off of Matinecock Avenue and struck her head at 2:19 p.m., police said. A passerby discovered the victim floating in the water and called police.

Minchin's son in boat accident
The Canberra Times
BY PHILIP DORLING The Australian Defence Force and NSW marine safety regulators will investigate a boating accident in which an Australian Defence Force ...

Missing boater rescued from uninhabited island
Chicago Tribune
By Joseph Ruzich, Special to the Tribune A Naperville boater who was missing for several days was found safe Monday afternoon on an uninhabited island in ...

Five US Citizens Rescued from Stranded Boat off Panama
Latin American Herald Tribune
PANAMA CITY – Panama's SENAN naval-air service on Monday rescued five US citizens who had been traveling in a sailboat that went adrift off the coast of the ...

Two men rescued as boat sinks off Jersey coast
BBC News
Two men fishing off Jersey's south-west coast had to be rescued when their boat broke down between Noirmont Point and Corbiere and then sank near rocks. ..

Coast Guard sued in holiday boat crash
San Diego Union Tribune
By Debbi Baker, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER SAN DIEGO — A Rancho Peñasquitos family and others involved in a December boat crash with a Coast Guard vessel

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating safety class scheduled Feb. 20
The Columbian
Passing the class will allow students to obtain boater education cards, which now must be carried by people age 12 to 30 who operate boats with 15 ...

Boater safety class scheduled in Milton
Santa Rosa Press Gazette Fri, 12 Feb 2010 11:13 AM PST
In anticipation of the upcoming recreational boating season, US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-8, âGuardians of the Blackwaterâ, in partnership with the City of Milton Fire Department, will offer About Boating Safely, their premier boater..

Boating Safety Class -
By silverstar
Boating Safety Class For Your State Boating Safety Certification to Meet Virginia's Boating Law Requirement. Taught by your local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 67 ( Saturday, May 1 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM ... -

Outdoor notes: Boating education course at Tappan
The Times-Reporter Sat, 13 Feb 2010 17:52 PM PST
The Division of Water-craft will offer an eight-hour boating education course on March 13 at the Tappan Lake Marina. The course covers state and federal laws, navigational rules of the road and basic boating safety practices.

Schuyler football tourney raises money for boater safety
WTSP-TV Tampa Sat, 13 Feb 2010 16:08 PM PST
Lutz, FL -- A star-studded event Saturday helped raise awareness about boater safety. Boating accident survivor Nick Schuyler hosted a football tournament with the help of Tony Dungy, Michael Pittman, and some WWE stars to benefit the charities of Marquis Cooper, Will Bleakley, and Corey Smith

Boating: Commonly used boating terms, definitions
The News-Press
Cockpit: An opening in the deck from which the boat is handled. - Coil: To lay a line down in circular turns. - Compass card: Part of a compass, ...

Boating tip: Feb. 12
Sebastian Sun
Here are a few actions that can help prevent these chemicals from being in the water: Source: “Clean Boater” brochure published by Florida Dept. of ..

Kayakers, canoeists stay safe: Know your limits, always wear a life jacket
Auburn Reporter
According to Detective Steve Harris, the surviving boater said the men were able to cling to the overturned canoe but were not able to retrieve their ...

Boating Safety
common cause of a boating fatality. Hunters and fishermen alone in small boats ... Hunters and fishermen often fail to take the safe boating ...
Luxury yacht on fire at Westhaven Marina
Newstalk ZB
It is believed no one was onboard at the time. The boats either side of the vessel have been moved. A fire communications spokesman says officers are ...

Yacht goes up in flames
Sausalito Marin Scope Fri, 12 Feb 2010 11:39 AM PST
A yacht that caught fire Feb. 4 threatened neighboring boats in the Schoonmaker Point Marina and sent a large plume of smoke into the sky. 

Oldsmar man gets 15 years for DUI boating death
Rettman, of Oldsmar, was on trial this week on a charge of boating under the influence-manslaughter. Prosecutors said he had a blood alcohol level more than ...

Wyoming man found guilty in injury boat crash
(AP) - A jury has convicted a Casper man of 2 counts of aggravated assault for his role in a boat crash that injured four people last year. ...

Army cadet slashed by boat propeller
Sydney Morning Herald Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:47 AM PST
Police and the Australian Defence Force are investigating why an army cadet was seriously hurt in boating accident on a dam north-west of Canberra yesterday. 

Man Dies After Falling Off Air Boat
An 81 year old Fountain City man has died after an air boat accident on the Mississippi river in Buffalo County. Frank Wieczorek was riding in an airboat ...

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating safety class to be offered starting Feb. 15
Anderson Independent-Mail Wed, 10 Feb 2010 11:27 AM PST
HART COUNTY âBoating is fun - weâll show you how. Make your boating experiences fun as well as safe. Golden Corner Lakes Sail and Power Squadron can help by taking Americaâs boating course and learn:Safety equipment, anchoring, traileringn Navigation rules and aidsn Government and local regulationsn How to handle emergenciesn PWC operations and much moreThe course will be held on Feb. 15, 18, 22 ...

News in Brief
Ile Camera Wed, 10 Feb 2010 05:38 AM PST
Skipper a boat The Grosse Ile Power Squadron will hold a spring safe boating class at 7 p.m. Tuesdays from March 2 to 31 at Trenton High School

Power Squadron boating course March 9 in West Caldwell Township
The Progress Wed, 10 Feb 2010 00:04 AM PST
WEST CALDWELL TWP. â Northern New Jersey Sail and Power Squadrons (USPS) boating education organization will offer a boating safety course every Tuesday evening for seven weeks at James Caldwell High School from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Tuesday, March 9. 

Boating safety class to be offered starting Feb. 15
Anderson Independent Mail
HART COUNTY — Boating is fun - we'll show you how. Make your boating experiences fun as well as safe. Golden Corner Lakes Sail and Power Squadron can help ...

Get a handle on âBoating Basicsâ
The Record and Herald News Wed, 10 Feb 2010 22:31 PM PST
"Boating Basics" is offered by NJ Boating Safety Classes from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 22 and 24 at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute Police Academy, 281 Campgaw Road, Mahwah. The fee is $65, which includes materials. 

Safe boating course offered
St. Lucie News Tribune Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:32 PM PST
FORT PIERCE The first About Safe Boating class for 2010 is scheduled for Feb. 20 at 1400 Seaway Drive.It is $36 per eight-hour course; $10 for each additional person.The price includes a one-year membership in Boat US, materials, workbook, certificate and filing of forms with the state for the Florida State Boaters Card.For more information call (772) 418-1142 or visit Http ...

Boating safety course to be required
Monroe News Star
Effective July 1, anyone born 1984 or after is required to complete an approved boating safety course to operate a boat powered by a motor in excess of 10 ...

Boating Safely
Fort Pierce Tribune
An eight-hour safe-boating course, presented by Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 56, Vero Beach/Sebastian, meets all requirements for Florida Boater ID card. ...

Honeoye Falls Teen Honored for Helping Save Lives
YNN Rochester Tue, 09 Feb 2010 19:48 PM PST
A Honeoye Falls teen was among those honored at the Livonia Fire Department awards banquet Tuesday night. Tyler Breen was recognized for helping save the life of his father, friend and family dog after a boating accident on Conesus Lake

Water safety the spur
Otago Daily Times Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:21 AM PST
A Southland science fair project could have life-saving consequences. Limehills School pupil Libby Ruddenklau, of Winton, was concerned about water safety for children and surveyed people at last year's Southland Boat Show to determine which of three colours was most visible.