State proposes hiking boat fees
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 08:29 AM PST
It soon may become much more expensive to put a boat in the water in
Maryland. The Department of Natural Resources is proposing drastic
increases in boat registration fees to raise money for dredging, buoy
maintenance, ice-breaking and other water projects. âWe do not have
sufficient funds to support the needs that we have for boating in Maryland, said Bob Gaudette, who supervises boating ...
Nebraskan pleads no contest in boat bombing case
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 05:49 AM PST
A 34-year-old Beatrice man who tossed explosives into the Big Blue River while boating has pleaded no contest to reduced charges.
AIM acquires rights to publish Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazines
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:30 PM PST
On the eve of the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach
and the Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail, Active
Interest Media Inc. announced that it reached a definitive agreement to
acquire the rights to publish the marine and online properties currently
published by Source Interlink Media, including Power & Motoryacht
and Sail magazines.
Window on the Lake: Quagga clarification
Lake County Record-Bee
were trusted but, no-one was required to know or do what was suggested.
Times have changed and more responsibility rests with traveling boaters than ever before. A certain level of knowledge is required such as: Which are high-risk boats, ...
Boating Safety News:
We in the USA aren't the only ones with some crazy rules!
'Bureaucratic nightmare' for White Rock/South Surrey boaters
Peace Arch News
Marise and Clive Besser discuss the frustrations caused by newly discovered CBSA reporting rules with fellow boater
Doug Hudson (right). By Tracy Holmes - Peace Arch News A day trip
across the Georgia Strait has been made complicated for private ...
Senate approves Tiffany's Law named after girl killed in drunk boating crash
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 07:48 AM PST
A proposed bill named after a local girl killed by a drunk boater is one step closer to becoming law.
MIAMI: Coast Guard talks about preparedness
Trade Only Today
the Miami International Boat Show was setting up, the Coast Guard
briefed journalists at its Miami rescue coordination center on why boaters need to do their part so an “elegant, sophisticated” search-and-rescue system can work properly.
Senate passes boating bill
The Argus Leader
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 23:57 PM PST
The full Senate approved a measure Tuesday that would require those arrested for boating
under the influence to submit to a blood test - a move that proponents
say will make it easier for officers to deal with the widespread
Sea Grant Plans Life Jacket Demos At CNY Boat Show
WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 04:51 AM PST
If you're heading to the Central New York Boat Show in Syracuse this weekend, the New York Sea Grant (NYSG) has a demonstration you might want to see.
St. Lucie Power Squadron commander aims to improve boating safety
Palm Beach Post
By Michelle Mundy As a warning, John Goebel cites the recreational boating statistics from the US Coast Guard Auxiliary: In 2010, there were about 4600 boating accidents, 672 deaths, 3153 injuries and $35.5 million in property damage.
Boating column: Don't forget to check boats often in offseason
Remember the 2012 boating season is only about 45 days away. The Staten Island Power Squadron has scheduled an eight-hour “Safe Boating Class” which is recognized by the State of New York for all legal boating requirements (PWC also).
A Call to Arms to Save Cal Boating
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The seas are getting rough again for the California Department of Boating and Waterways (Cal Boating)
because the governor is eyeing the department's funding as free money.
Former Gov. Pete Wilson first tried during his term to eliminate the
Seamanship the first priority
Series of eight boater
education classes begins Monday and will provide all kinds of
information for mariners. Leo Fajardo cleans a 23-foot Walkaround for
Marina Mike's during set-up of the Fort Myers Boat Show in November.
Boating education course set for March
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 03:34 AM PST
An Ohio boating education course will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 at the Three Rivers Fire District Station, 54133 Ohio 621
BOATING SAFETY CLASS AT LAKE LIMERICK APR 14
The Tacoma Maritime Institute will be instructing a Washington State " Adventures in Boating"
class on April 14Th 2012. The class will be held in the country club
and run from 8:30 to 4:30. Students are encouraged to bring a lunch.
Zusman: Kids can learn safety in boat show's classes
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
If you go to the show, pick up a copy of the 2012 “Boater's
Directory.” It lists the members and is a handy reference for boat
businesses in the state. The MTA/NJ has been sponsoring September shows
at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, and building off
Learn boating safety at PPL's Lake Wallenpaupack
By Anonymous Get a jump start on the boating
season at PPL's Lake Wallenpaupack Environmental Preserve on Saturday,
Feb. 25 from 9 am to 4 pm Bob Plumb and Curt Tereschak of the
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Meg Welker, PPL education and ...
No charges in 2011 jet ski crash that killed Edmonton girl
CTV British Columbia
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:50 AM PST
Charges will not be laid in connection with a fatal collision that
killed a 10-year-old Edmonton girl on Okanagan Lake last summer.
Lawsuit: Swimmer negligent in fatal boat accident
ABC 4 Salt Lake City
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:04 PM PST
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Court papers filed for the defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit say a woman killed in a boating
accident put herself in harm's way when she chose to swim in open
water. Esther Fujimoto was killed Aug. 21 after being hit by a powerboat
at Pineview Reservoir. Her family filed a 2nd District Court lawsuit
against boaters Robert Cole Boyer, Skyler Shepherd and Colton Raines in
COAST GUARD SUSPENDS SEARCH FOR CAPSIZED FISHING BOAT
NBC40 South Jersey
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 09:29 AM PST
BARNEGAT LIGHT -- Coast Guard officials have announced
they have suspended their search for the fishing boat that capsized just
off the New Jersey coast and claimed the life of one fisherman.
Boater Rescued In Bogue Sound
A boater fell into the Bogue Sound off Arendell Street in Morehead City Wednesday, according to the Carteret County News-Times. Another boater helped pull the man out of the water, which the paper says was about 42 degrees. The News-Times says the man ...
Rescued Canadians met Coast Guard in Hawaii
The Canadian brothers and 9-year-old boy rescued from the ocean off Hawaii when their sailboat
sank during a voyage from Mexico met with Coast Guardsmen who helped
coordinate the mission to save them. Joint Rescue Coordination Center
Honolulu staff .
Boat on fire off Caxambas Pass
Two men and a dog escaped a boat
fire in Caxambas Pass off Marco Island Friday afternoon. Dozens of
vacationers and people enjoying the beautiful weather by the water
watched in horror as the boat erupted into flames. We spoke with the survivors ..
Police send arson investigator to houseboat fires
The Kentucky Post
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:48 AM PST
LONDON, Ky. - An arson investigator has been sent to the Holly Bay Marina on Laurel River Lake where three houseboats caught fire. A police spokesman said the U.S Forestry Service contacted the London police post and requested the investigator.
Video: Dramatic rescue of passengers on sinking yacht
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:27 PM PST
CBS News RAW: The Greek coast guard rescues passengers trapped on a sinking yacht
in the Aegean Sea, after the 200-foot vessel suffered mechanical
failure in gale-force winds off the coast of the island of Skyros.