Boaters would have to pass course to trailer their boats
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota's 800000 boat owners would have to pass a course on how to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species before they could trailer their boats anywhere, under a bill proposed by the Department of Natural Resources.
Boating Safety News:
Groton Resident Invented Boating Safety Device
A Groton man had an idea for a new boating
safety device, a group of investors decided to back him, and now the
product is on the shelves of a Mystic store. Sounds simple enough, but
if it wasn't for Connecticut's angel investor tax credit, .
House votes to make boat hit-and-run a felony
Salt Lake Tribune
By Lee Davidson After witnesses said boaters
at Pineview Reservoir left a swimmer to bleed to death after they
struck her last summer, lawmakers advanced a bill Friday to make leaving
the scene of a boating accident clearly illegal.
Public Safety: Voluntary Industry Standards vs. Government Regulation
By Bruce Thompson Imagine that your life is in mortal danger as you cling to an inverted sailboat
in stormy seas, at night, in the middle of Lake Michigan, with two
crewmates caught under the boat. Whom would you put your faith in to
save your life .
Kieser: Boaters should prepare for an overboard emergency
Blue Springs Examiner
By Kenneth Kieser Boating
in cold weather can be the beginning of tragedy – if you are not
prepared. I learned this the hard way on an Ozarks river several winters
ago. We were “roughing it” by fishing the cold water and camping on
sandbars at night.
Fish & Boat Commission may consider expanded registration rules
Daily American Online
Requiring registration for even non-motorized boats will be a discussion item for the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission's Boating Advisory Board meeting next week. State law does not mandate registration for canoes, kayaks and other non-powered
Plan to create police presence on Provincetown pier moves ahead
Scott Chovanec, who has extensive boating
experience, will become the marine patrol officer. As a full-time
officer he also will be on call for detective work. He will work five
days a week, including every weekend and holiday.
Americaâs Boating Course worth taking
The Wenatchee World
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 08:19 AM PST
SPOKANE Starting this year, residents 40 years old or younger must
carry a Washington State Boater Education Card while operating a
powerboat in state waters. Its safe to say the requirement will
surprise a shipload of people despite six years of publicity.
Coast Guard Auxiliary to Host Boating Classes
Dana Point Times
The Dana Point Flotilla 06-08 of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering two seminars to help boaters
review skills or learn new ones. Both seminars will be held at the Dana
Point Yacht Club, 24399 Dana Drive in the Dana Point Harbor.
Boating safety course offered this weekend
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO, Iowa --- In the wake of the fatal cruise ship disaster off the coast of Italy, Ray Burfeind wants local boaters to stay safe. As commander of the Waterloo Sail and Power Squadron, Burfeind recently issued a statement saying all watercraft ..
Quincy police to offer free course in boating safety
The Patriot Ledger
Sat, 04 Feb 2012 03:51 AM PST
The courses â designed for persons of all ages, will be taught at
Houghâs Neck Maritime Center. They are being organized in partnership
with the Massachusetts Environmental Police.
Body ID'd as boat accident victim
Delmarva Daily Times
-- The body found three weeks ago on a beach in Northampton County was
identified as the 46-year-old sailor who had been missing since his boat sank in the Chesapeake Bay off Tangier Island in early December. Victor Mystalo, 46, of Michigan ...
Camper finds body of missing boater
St. Tammany News
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 18:38 PM PST
The body of Baton Rouge resident William Holloway, 63, was found on the Bogue Chitto River Saturday morning.
NSW floodwaters hamper search for skipper
Sydney Morning Herald
Floodwaters are hampering a two-day search for a 75-year-old yacht
captain missing on the NSW north coast. The search near Port Macquarie
for the Sydney man entered its second day on Friday with no success. A
police spokesman said heavy rains that have ...
UPDATE: Boat Found, But San Ramon Fisherman Still Missing
The Coast Guard believes they have found the boat of Shau Tsu Wong, a 64-year-old San Ramon man, but Wong was not on board. By Patrick Creaven The US Coast Guard has found the boat of the missing San Ramon crab fisherman, Shau Tsu Wong, ...
Exploded yacht raised from Sequim marina
The 78-year-old owner of a yacht that exploded in Sequim this week remains critically injured, but divers were able to haul up most of the yacht's hull that sank. The 38-foot yacht exploded at the John Wayne Marina Tuesday evening.
Middlesex man convicted of 2 felonies after boat crash on Urbanna Creek
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 07:42 AM PST
Jeremy D. Adams, 31, of Middlesex was found guilty in Middlesex
Circuit Court Thursday by Judge Ray W. Grubbs of two felony charges and a
misdemeanor related to a boating accident that occurred last summer on Urbanna Creek.
No plea in boating while impaired case against Winnipeg Jets' Byfuglien; trial looks likely
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:13 PM PST
MINNEAPOLIS - Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will likely go to trial in a boating while impaired case in Minnesota, his attorney said on Thursday.
Boat owner cries foul after hitting sunken yacht
The New Zealand Herald
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:08 AM PST
The wreckage of a classic yacht that sank in the Waitemata
Harbour after a collision during the Auckland Anniversary Day regatta
has been found on the seabed and taken to shore.But a launch owner says
he hit the wreck days before...
Man injured in boating incident - Manning Great Lakes
NSW Police Online (press release)
A man was injured in a boating
incident on the state's Mid North Coast yesterday. About 9pm (Saturday 4
February 2012), four men were riding in a 6m ski boat along the Myall
Lakes Broadwater, near Bombah Point, when the boat crashed into a