Wear your life jacket
Hood County News Sun, 30 May 2010 10:45 AM PDT
"It's too hot!" "It doesn't look cool." "I know how to swim." "Nothing is going to happen to me." These are just some of the many reasons people claim that they do not wear their life jackets, according to Rachel Burkholder, spokesman for the National Safe Boating Council. "With approximately 700 people drowning each year from recreational boating accidents, it is imperative for you to wear your ...
Last chances to take the Louisiana required Boating Safety Course
ABC 26 New Orleans Sat, 29 May 2010 18:30 PM PDT
Instructors from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 42 (Northlake) will conduct an "About Boating Safely" course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Madisonville Town Hall on Saturday, June 5, 2010 and at the Pontchartrain Yacht Club in Mandeville on Saturday, June 19, 2010. Cost for the class is $30.00 at the door or $25.00 if registered before the class date.
Boaters Urged To Be Safe This Weekend
Murphy says boater safety is more important than normal when it's crowded on the water. "Oh heck yes, you have to stay away from other boats, ...
Boaters, swimmers urged to play it safe on Dallas-Fort Worth lakes
Dallas Morning News
Bieler attributed that to vigilant boaters who are "fed up with the wildness" that has taken place on the lake. "The message is getting across you can come ...
Boaters think safety as they ready for long weekend
LaSalle News Tribune
With sunny , the Illinois River will likely be filled with boaters. With warm, sunny weather forecast throughout Memorial ...
Game Warden's get ready for boozing boaters this weekend
KXXV News Channel 25
by John Cuoco BELL COUNTY- With in full swing, Game Wardens across the state will be out cracking down on boaters boozing it up on ...
Sheriff's Office marine unit to patrol waterways
A float plan gives law enforcement and the US Coast Guard a place to search if a boater does not return and can save lives. "You never know when you can ...
LCRA sends safety crew to area lakes
KVUE-TV Austin Sat, 29 May 2010 11:02 AM PDT
The is making sure everyone is safe on area lakes this holiday weekend. On busy boating days, the LCRA's "Nobody's Waterproof" team heads to area lakes. The mission is to interact with as many boaters as possible. They check for safety features and remind people when and how to use them. "We're not the police. We're just out here for fun. Wear your lifejacket, use ..
Radio 2 Ross helps out in sea drama
The Press Association
A boat skipper who blocked an international distress channel led to an appeal this morning on Jonathan Ross's Radio 2 show. Dover coastguard discovered the ...
Missouri family survives overnight gas leak while boating
KMOV St. Louis Sun, 30 May 2010 13:45 PM PDT
(KMOV)Â -- A mother and her two children are recovering from a holiday accident that nearly left all three dead. Police said he Belle, Mo., family was spending the night on the boat on the Mississippi river near St. Charles and the Woodland Marina. They woke up overcome by carbon monoxide. Police think the gas came from the generator running the boat's air conditioner. The father woke up to find ...
Boater pulls man from Grand River
Video A boater walking along the Grand River likely saved a man's life Friday morning when he pulled a man experiencing a medical condition ...
Yacht Setantii Abandoned during Atlantic Rally to Europe
All At Sea
The crew of the yacht Setantii, a 2004 Sweden 42 en route to Horta, Azores were successfully evacuated this morning (28 May 2010), following a collision ...
Lifeboat saves exhausted sailor
Lincolnshire Sat, 29 May 2010 08:33 AM PDT
A lifeboat crew from Skegness is called to help a sailor struggling off the in his yacht.
Coast Guard saves 4 from sinking boat
Port Clinton News Herald
Rescuers from the in Marblehead rescued four people from a sinking boat early Friday evening, according to a Coast Guard ...
Three people missing, two injured after a boating crash
Entertainment News from AP MAUREPAS, LA (WAFB) - Three people are missing and two injured after a boating crash on . ...
Crews search for missing Zeeland boater in Lake Michigan
Sat, 29 May 2010 18:54 PM PDT
Police believe a Zeeland man who fell from his boat drowned in Lake Michigan Saturday. Â Thomas Anzivino, 55, fell out of his 24-foot, 1984 Tiara Pursuit boat around 12:30 p.m. while about five miles out near Port Sheldon Township, between and , according to police.
Macomb Twp. Man Dies In Lake St. Clair
The Wayne County Sheriff's Department says initial information had the man swimming behind his 42-foot yacht just before 5 pm when he disappeared. ..
Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking boat in PR
The Associated Press
— The US Coast Guard has rescued two people found floating in a life raft after their sailboat sank off . ...
French castaway rescued at sea, hospitalized in Savannah
Savannah Morning News Sun, 30 May 2010 07:36 AM PDT
A castaway and his dog were rescued after being located by customs and , officials said Saturday. and the Coast Guard boarded the vessel after being contacted by the shipâs master May 26. Jean Linyns, a French citizen, and his dog were rescued after spending 8 hours in a life raft.
Four people hurt in boating accident in Columbia River
NorthWest Cable News Sun, 30 May 2010 11:08 AM PDT
PORTLAND â Four people are recovering after a boat accident along the Saturday night. Rescuers said the boaters hit around 9'30 p.m. near the Salpar Bay Marina, which is located close to the I-5 Bridge, at the east end of Hayden Island. The impact tossed the boaters around and at least one of them suffered broken bones, but rescuers said none of their ...
Nova Scotia man dead after boating accident in Quarry Island area
Times & Transcript Sun, 30 May 2010 08:14 AM PDT
RCMP say a 50-year-old man from Nova Scotia's Pictou County is dead after a boating accident.
Children hurt in Keys boating mishap
Sun-Sentinel Sun, 30 May 2010 06:21 AM PDT
Airlifted to hospital Two young children were airlifted to Miami Saturday after suffering severe injuries in a boating accident offshore from Pennekamp State Park. A third person was transported to Mariners Hospital in Tavernier. The accident was being investigated by the . Becky Herrin, a spokesperson for the ...
6 hurt in Kankakee boat crash
Chicago Tribune Sun, 30 May 2010 05:34 AM PDT
Six people were injured, one critically, in a boating accident Saturday night on the Kankakee River in . According to Kankakee Fire Department Capt. Bob Lergner , shortly before midnight, two boats collided in the water near the 400 block of East Water Street.
Man dies in Keowee boating accident
By Clark Brooks • STAFF WRITER • May 30, 2010 A 32-year-old Anderson man who died from injuries he suffered while boating and tubing in Lake Keowee was ...
Boater dies in crash on Millerton Lake
San Jose Mercury News
An afternoon of boating on a lake in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada turned tragic when a man was killed when his boat crashed. ...
| Deadly boating accident at Millerton Lake|
Sat, 29 May 2010 20:07 PM PDT
A boater has died at .