Md. Boaters Upset About Proposed Fee Increases
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 07:08 AM PST
Many boat owners say they're not happy with a boating fee increase proposed by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.
Boating Safety News:
Coast Guard asks boaters to help themselves
SUSAN COCKING The men and women of the US Coast Guard standing by to
rescue South Florida mariners when they get in trouble are pleading for a
little self-help from boaters. With more than 1.7 million square nautical miles in Atlantic, ...
Coast Guard warns mariners of expected high winds
Delaware Coast Press
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:03 AM PST
PORTSMOUTH â The Coast Guard is warning mariners about gale-force winds that are forecast for the mid-Atlantic region.
Another try to stiffen drunken boating statute
The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill named after a 20-year-old woman who was killed in a boating while intoxicated accident on Fourth Lake in Herkimer County. The bill has now been delivered to the state Assembly.
Orange Bureau Confidential: Boaters seek to change Hudson River police checks
An organized group of boaters
will change the way boat inspections and checks are handled on the
Hudson River, and potentially elsewhere, if they and Sen. Charles
Schumer get their way. Rear Adm. Linda Fagan of the Coast Guard Sector
New York will hold ...
20-foot waves closed down Columbia River bar, others
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:22 AM PST
Beginning about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard
closed the Columbia River, Coos Bay and Grays Habor bars, among others.
All were re-opened by 7:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the guard's Ken
Stuber. A bar is where a river drains into the coast and out to the
Remembering the Pendleton rescue - The Boston Globe
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 22:53 PM PST
The Coast Guard commemorated “the greatest rescue by
small boat in its history,” which was accomplished without a compass or a
windshield 60 years ago yesterday.
"Adventures in boating" classes planned soon
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 06:08 AM PST
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary and the Fort Vancouver Power Squadron, will offer three
separate Adventures in Boating courses for Washington boaters seeking
their boater education cards.
Boating skills and seamanship course
Classes will be held from 7 to 9 pm This course is designed for the first-time boater and as a review for the more experienced boater. Subjects to be covered include: which boat is for you, equipment for your boat, trailering your boat, handling your .
ESCONDIDO: Boating class offered
North County Times
Designed for experienced as well as novice boaters,
the class will include water training for practice to observe objects
and procedures learned in class. The class qualifies for states where boater education is required. Cost $40 and includes text and ...
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 00:08 AM PST
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will hold a basic boating
course Saturday, March 10, at Nescopeck State Park from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. There is no fee for the course and participants can earn a Boating
Safety Education Certificate, which is required for all operators of
personal watercraft, regardless of age, and for boat operators born
after Jan. 1, 1982, who operate motorboats of more ...
Prepare now for safe summer boating
Plattsburgh Press Republican
Basic training for boating
safely on Lake Champlain this summer will be available through two
special evening classes Wednesday and Thursday, March 14 and 15. "About Boating Safely" is offered by Flotilla 15-8, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Plattsburgh.
Kayaker missing off Tarpon Springs
St. Petersburg Times
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 07:49 AM PST
Times Staff Sunday, February 19, 2012 TARPON SPRINGS â Several
agencies are searching for a missing 25-year-old kayaker. David Stephen
Hoffmann Jr. launched his 15-foot single passenger kayak near Bayshore
Drive on Saturday afternoon, according to Tarpon Springs Police
Department. The U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and Pinellas County Sheriff's Office are
Police send arson investigator to Kentucky houseboat fires
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 10:30 AM PST
LONDON, Ky. (AP) â An arson investigator has been sent to the Holly Bay Marina on Laurel River Lake where three houseboats caught fire.
Small boat explodes in Auckland bay
LATEST: A fire which broke out after a small boat
exploded at Half Moon Bay in south-east Auckland has been extinguished.
Four fire crews, as well as volunteers, were sent to a public ramp
around 9.50am where a launch, approximately five metres-long, ...
USS Spruance Rescues 1 From Sinking Boat
KGTV San Diego
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based USS Spruance rushed to the aid of a sailboat's
distress call off the coast of Ensenada on Friday night. The ship's
first commanding officer, Cmdr. Tate Westbrook, told 10News the ship
received a mayday call from a ...