Canaveral-based Guardsmen watch for off-limits boaters
But boaters beware: Violate the off-limits security zone and face a fine as hefty as $40000. Willfully violate the zone, and the penalty could be as much as $250000, up to 10 years in prison, or both. Led by the Coast Guard, a crew of 120 on a few ...
Honors: Alyssa Giles
Ile Camera Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:49 AM PDT
Alyssa Giles of Grosse Ile was among the students who were awarded scholarships recently from the Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation.
Boating generates $53 million for county
Southside Sentinel Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:12 AM PDT
A Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) report completed in March states that Deltaville is the largest recreational boating community between Annapolis, Md., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and the economic impact of boating in Middlesex County is $53.9 million annually.
Boating Apps Help Sailors Get There and Back Again
New York Times
By BOB TEDESCHI Compact GPS devices have transformed boating, helping sailors and fishing enthusiasts find their way to port. Marine and Lakes: USA has charts that boaters can use to plan a trip, and can also log details like the boat's safety depth ..
Boating Safety News
Boaters Beware: Consuming Alcohol on the Water Can Kill, Atlanta Accident Lawyer Says
PRWeb Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:35 PM PDT
With summer officially underway, boat and jet ski operators must pay even more attention to water safety, according to Georgia personal injury lawyer Bruce Millar. (PRWeb July 05, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/atlanta-dui-crash-lawyer/boating-jet-ski-accidents/prweb8622247.htm
Boaters Weigh In On Proposed Law
Boaters on Lake Wallenpaupack in Wayne County said it is something they worry about. "Oh, yeah, it's crazy on the weekends. You have the crazy people who are out there. Half of them don't know how to drive a boa,t the other half are drunk, .
Boaters urged to stay safe while on area waters
Appleton Post Crescent
Boaters pass through a no-wake zone on the Wolf River in Fremont. Boating safety should be a top priority for those traveling on local rivers and lakes. POST-CRESCENT WEST PHOTO » Obey slow no-wake speed zones and other navigational rules. ..
Tennessee wildlife agency makes arrests during holiday for drunken boating
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers made 31 boating under the influence arrests and cited 16 boaters for reckless or negligent operations during the Fourth of July weekend. That is an increase from last year's holiday weekend when 28 people ...
Wood River man arrested following fatal boating accident
Grand Island Independent
Brian Packer, 39, was arrested on suspicion of boating under the influence after the pontoon boat he was driving collided with a tube being pulled by a boat around 7 pm Sunday at Sherman Reservoir, which is near Loup City. Stepbrothers Joshua B. Rowley
Reservoir deaths spotlight alcohol laws
Omaha World-Herald Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:15 PM PDT
Questions arise after two cousins are killed in an accident involving a suspected drunken boater.
TWRA officers remain diligent on area lakes
Sparta Expositor Wed, 06 Jul 2011 22:22 PM PDT
Sobriety check. A boater on an area lake is checked for sobriety by an officer with Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, as part of Operation Dry Water.
New Iowa BWI law for July
Logan Herald-Observer & Woodbine Twiner Thu, 07 Jul 2011 10:52 AM PDT
Iowa will have a new, lower limit for boating while intoxicated beginning July 1. The new .08 blood alcohol concentration, signed into law this spring, is intended to reduce vessel accidents, injuries and fatalities caused by alcohol impaired boat operators. The previous blood alcohol limit was .10.
Drinking, Boating and the California Law
Injury Board Thu, 07 Jul 2011 09:08 AM PDT
Dont Drink and Drive. Everyone knows that rule when it comes to cars on the highway and keeping intoxicated drivers off the road. But all too often that same rule gets pushed aside when it comes to heading out into the water in a boat with friends and family. Yet, alcohol and boating can be a deadly mix. And so, that same basic rule Dont Drink and Boat applies when you âre out on the water
Boater Education Cards are mandatory on the water
Mercer Island Reporter Thu, 07 Jul 2011 11:38 AM PDT
The summer boating season has arrived and the Mercer Island Police Marine Patrol reminds Islanders that Washington State Boater Education Cards are mandatory for all people age 35 and under this year when operating a vessel with 15 or more horsepower (including personal or any motorized watercraft).
Search Continues for Missing American Boaters
Christian Broadcasting Network
Fellow boater Gary Wong said he can still hear the cries of his friends. "This guy who was yelling for help. 'Help me. Oh God, help me. Help me, oh God.' And the water was already up to about his head," Wong recalled. Wong and 43 other men were on ...
Mexican Navy, US Coast Guard continue search for US tourists off Baja
The Christian Science Monitor Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:02 AM PDT
Seven Americans are still missing after the fishing boat they were on capsized Sunday off the Mexican coast in the Sea of Cortez. One American was killed when the boat sank, but the rest of the crew and passengers were rescued.
2 found dead in Georgia waters, another person missing in Lake Lanier
Clayton County officials say a boater found Brown's boat adrift, and the body was found after a search. Hall County fire chief David Kimbrell says the body of a 19-year-old was recovered Tuesday from the southeast corner of Lake Lanier. .
Fisherman dies in collision with ship
The Japan Times Wed, 06 Jul 2011 08:49 AM PDT
A 79-year-old fisherman was killed after his boat collided with a Vietnamese freighter off Yokohama on Wednesday morning, the 3rd Regional Coast Guard Headquarters said. Shintaro Hirano and his son, Yoshikuni, 49, were thrown into Tokyo Bay after the 4.9-ton Hirashin Maru overturned following the collision with the 4,095-ton cargo ship.
Girl Dies in Boating Accident July 5 at Ririe Reservoir
Idaho State Journal Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:46 AM PDT
Fatality Boat Crash on Ririe Reservoir At 1740 on July 5, 2011 we had a multi agency response to Ririe Reservoir for a boat accident. Blaine Peterson was operating a Glastron Boat. He had four people in the boat and was pulling a tube with two fourteen year old girls on it.
Woman dies after rafting accident on Blackfoot River
Ravalli Republic Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:06 PM PDT
A woman who tumbled from a raft Tuesday afternoon was pronounced dead after being pulled from the fast-moving Blackfoot River
Nebraska boating accident claims area firefighter and his brother
By Paul Garber An area firefighter who as a youth was praised for helping his family to safety during a fatal shootout near Kernersville in 2004 has died from injuries he received in a Nebraska boating accident that also killed his younger brother.
Body of missing boater found
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Crews have recovered the body of a man who was among four people who were thrown from a boat into Youghiogheny River Lake near Confluence over the holiday weekend. Search and rescue personnel discovered the body
Boy dies after being hit by Jet Ski on Lanier
The Gainesville Times Wed, 06 Jul 2011 19:53 PM PDT
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The Capital Thu, 07 Jul 2011 08:36 AM PDT
Police recover body of missing boater PASADENA - The body of a 25-year-old Pasadena man missing after a July 4 boating accident near Dobbins Island was recovered early yesterday in the Magothy River. A spokesman for Natural Resources Police said James Kane's body was found about 7:30 a.m. when officers resumed their search. Sgt. Art Windemuth, a police spokesman, said the body was found in the
Troopers continue to search for missing Fairbanks man
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Wed, 06 Jul 2011 01:22 AM PDT
FAIRBANKS Alaska State Troopers on Tuesday continued to help organize the search for a Fairbanks man missing on Harding Lake since early Monday morning. Patrick Hunsberger, 25, left on a jet ski
Boat operator found dead after collision with breakwall
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Breann Schossow of the Journal Sentinel The body of a man who was missing since a boat crash early Wednesday morning on Lake Michigan near the Summerfest grounds has been found, according to the US Coast Guard. The 32-foot vessel, which had Illinois ...
Search For Possible Missing Boater in Ohio River
WKRC TV Cincinnati
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Clermont County Sheriff Deputies are searching the Ohio River for a possible missing boater. An empty boat was found in the water near the Chilo boat ramp and a pickup truck was found running in the parking ...
Coast Guard & good Samaritan help injured boater off DE coast
A man from a recreational boat was medevaced by the Coast Guard and a good Samaritan today after he suffered an injury to his arm while he was fishing about 8 miles off the Delaware coast. The fishing boat Porgy 4 arrived to help and a crewmember went ...
Winds of luck favor family stuck at sea
The crew on a Chinese container ship used a rope ladder to rescue the Merrells from their disabled sailboat (corner left). Photo courtesy of Donald Merrell. A lot of luck was on the side of an Oregon family stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a .
Coast Guard Rescues Man in Lake Huron
9&10 News Cadillac Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:03 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized in Lake Huron last night. Another man on board the boat swam to shore and reported the incident right away, rescuers were dispatched immediately.
5 rescued from boat near SC coast
WCBD-TV Charleston Wed, 06 Jul 2011 07:52 AM PDT
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Coast Guard has rescued five people from a boat in St. Helena Sound
Woman stable after boating incident
Tahlequah Daily Press Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:07 AM PDT
A Texas woman was listed in stable condition Sunday after falling off the boat she was riding on and being hit by the vessel at Burnt Cabin Cove.
Several hospitalized in late-night Lake Zoar boating accident
Greenwich Time Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:08 AM PDT
State authorities investigate a boat crash on Lake Zoar in Newtown, Conn. that sent several people to the hospital on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. Photo: Brian Koonz / News Times
4 cited for underage drinking after Coast Guard rescues 19-year-old near ...
The struggle caused the skiff to sink, but all six persons aboard were rescued. A statement from the Coast Guard said the six boaters, including a second uncooperative boater, were taken to the Wrightsville Beach station.
Police seek operator of sailboat that nearly hit vessels in Saanich Inlet
Victoria Times Colonist
The operator of a seven-metre sailboat narrowly missed several vessels and is believed to have bumped one boat after an erratic trip through Saanich Inlet Wednesday evening. "The boat was out of control and there were near misses and then he came into
FIRST ON 3: Three rescued after boat capsizes
WWAY 3 Wilmington Thu, 07 Jul 2011 08:33 AM PDT
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Three boaters are safe this morning after their boat capsized. New Hanover County dispatch says it happened on the ocean side of Rich's Inlet north of Figure Eight Island. Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach tells WWAY the three people suffered minor injuries. The Coast Guard says a crew from Sea Tow pulled the boaters from the water and is trying to get their boat .
Coast Guard rescues 3 Fort Myers men
ABC 7 Gulfshore News Thu, 07 Jul 2011 07:30 AM PDT
The Coast Guard rescued three Fort Myers fishermen near Sanibel Island Wednesday.