Supreme Court takes case of Florida houseboat owner
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:31 PM PST
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear the case of whether former Riviera Beach (Fla.) Marina tenant Fane Lozman's houseboat constitutes a "vessel" under maritime law.
US Army Corps of Engineers tax boaters at the fuel pump while marina operators ...
BYM News (press release)
With gasoline prices on the rise, the travel, tourism, and recreational boating
industry is very concerned about the negative affect the higher prices
will have on the tourism business in Tennessee this year. “The cost of
getting fuel to marinas is ..
Boating Safety News:
Senate sends watercraft rentals bill to House
Jefferson City News Tribune
“There are people who come from states that don't have a boater
safety license,” state Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, explained.
“So, the underlying bill allows marinas to rent — one time in a
customer's lifetime — a seven-day license for them to ...
Thoughts From the Bridge: Help Wanted, Signals, and Sad News
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
Well first, I think that every boater
should be required to read the United States Coast Guard's book
“International-Inland Navigation Rules.” Reading this book, you will not
only learn the navigation rules, but also, the sound signals.
Ramsey RNLI Lifeboat Volunteers Successfully Master Crucial Skills
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 01:26 AM PST
Volunteer personnel from Ramsey RNLI Lifeboat Station have recently
achieved qualifications in two intensive training courses, the RNLI
Casualty Care Course and the RYA Yacht Master theory course.
DCSO Sets Mandatory Boater Education Classes
in stages since 2001, Oregon law requires Oregon residents
12-years-of-age and older who operate powered boats of more than
10-horsepower to obtain their Mandatory Boater Education card. Failure to have a card under the above conditions ...
Group wants to expand Cape Cod sailing programs
'Optis' are a popular single-handed sailboat
used in youth sailing. Sail Cape Cod hopes to provide such programs for
youth and others. By Anonymous Despite living so near the water, the
majority of Cape Cod residents never actually get an opportunity
Boating education course set for March
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:53 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.
Power squadron offers mandatory course in West Caldwell Township
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 01:19 AM PST
WEST CALDWELL TWP. â Northern New Jersey Sail and Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) boating education organization, will offer a boating safety course at James Caldwel
Boater safety course at Lake Wallenpaupack
safety course will be offered from 9 am to 4 pm Saturday at PPL's Lake
Wallenpaupack Environmental Preserve in Hawley. Bob Plumb and Curt
Tereschak, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and Meg Welker, PPL
education and public outreach ...
State boater safety courses scheduled
Finger Lakes Times
ROMULUS — The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has scheduled state boater
safety courses for the year. The courses will be held March 24, April
28, May 19 and June 15. Each course will begin promptly at 8 am and
conclude at 4 pm at the sheriff's ...
Sat, 25 Feb 2012 12:58 PM PST
A Boating Skills and Seamanship Course, offered by Flotilla 12-5 of
the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, will take place on Sundays,
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., beginning March 18, at Metropolitan Yacht Club, 39 Vinedale Road, Braintree. Fee for the course, including materials, is $50.
Boater dies at hospital after capsizing
WPSD Local 6 Paducah
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:59 PM PST
Rescue crews in Lake County, Tennessee, spent hours Thursday night
searching Reelfoot Lake near the Sunset boat ramp after a boat capsized.
The Samburg, Tennessee assistant fire chief said the boater had been pulled alive from the water but died at the hospital.
Three men charged in boating death; no felonies
OGDEN, Utah (ABC 4 News) - The Weber County attorney's office announced that formal charges have been filed against three boaters who are accused of running over a swimmer and leaving her to die. The Weber County prosecutors announced that Colton ...
OCEAN CITY: Trial postponed for boater whose passenger died
The Daily Times
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:34 PM PST
OCEAN CITY â The trial for a man accused of piloting a boat while
under the influence when a 23-year-old man fell from the vessel and died
has been postponed until April 13.
Body found in Red River identified as missing ETX boater
KLTV 7 Tyler
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 14:12 PM PST
Remains found Friday morning near the entrance to River Bend Marina
are those of a missing East Texas fisherman, missing since a boating
accident on the Red River two weeks ago.
Boat capsizes on Reelfoot Lake, Arkansas man found dead
WPSD Local 6
called off a search for a possible second drowning victim around 9 pm
Thursday. Samburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Joe Cole says current
conditions are leading to more boaters needing rescue. High winds are thought to be a factor in ...
NJ marina fire destroys 5 boats, damages others
New Jersey Herald
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:33 AM PST
LACEY, N.J. (AP) - A wind-whipped fire has destroyed five boats and
damaged two others at a marina near New Jersey's Barnegat Bay. A boater on the scene estimates damage from the Thursday morning fire at between a half-million and a million dollars.
Small vessel crashes in Alameda, boater arrested after appearing drunk and defiant
San Jose Mercury News
Alameda police and fire personnel pulled a woman off the watercraft around 1:45 am, and since then the boater has given conflicting stories about the existence of a second boater. A Coast Guard helicopter and vessel were dispatched to search the area
Jet ski tragedy was 'expected'- boater
Sky News Australia
Jet ski tragedy was 'expected'- boater Updated: 19:48, Saturday February 25, 2012 A regular boater
at Port Melbourne says a jet ski accident that left a swimmer on life
support was 'expected and anticipated' by locals who have been concerned
about jet ...