Affidavit: "Missing" boater search cost over $50K
COUNTY, SC (WMBF) Jury selection will begin Tuesday for a Florence
County man accused of faking his own death and leading the US Coast
Guard on a false search in 2011. Harvey L. Cox was reported missing on
January 18, 2011 after the South
Boat fee free-for-all in Maryland
pull away from Sunset Marina in West Ocean City. Boat registration fees
in Maryland will more than triple if a bill proposed by the Department
of Natural Resources, aimed at raising money for projects, is passed by
Salisbury Marina Live-Aboard Boaters Locked Out of Water Facilities Due to ...
WBOC TV 16
It's a place to dock for traveling boaters.
It is also home to some, who live aboard their vessels year-round.
Those permanent dockers say they've been denied necessities like water
for months. The marina's website boasts water hook-ups, bathroom and ...
Group: Watch out for whales
NIKKI WILEY The Brunswick News As the North Atlantic right whale
calving season approaches March, conservationists are reminding boaters off the coast of Georgia to be aware of the endangered mammal and the threats they face from humans.
Alabama Coast Guard chopper crash: 1 dead, 3 missing
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 09:50 AM PST
Mobile, Ala.— A helicopter crashed in Alabama's Mobile Bay on a
training mission, leaving one crewmember dead and three others missing,
U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
Aquatic invasive species creeps into Flathead Lake
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:11 AM PST
Bigfork's Eagle Bend yacht harbor stands empty with a covering
of winter snow and ice. Curleyleaf pondweed took over approximately 40
percent of the plant life in this harbor.
DPS boat with machine guns to patrol Rio Grande (updated)
Houston Chronicle (blog)
A boat to patrol the Rio Grande will now be named in his memory. The Texas Department of Public Safety is deploying a ferocious new boat to patrol the Rio Grande. The 34-foot long shallow “interceptor” craft will be outfitted with six machine guns ...
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Harbor Happenings: Recreational Boaters of California Meeting at DPYC
Dana Point Times
Barbara Merriman On the extra day in February, we will be celebrating
Leap Year by leaping into a pile of information about events affecting
the boating community. Recreational Boaters of California will be presenting the meeting Wednesday evening,
Senate sends boating while under the influence bill to governor
The Statehouse File
Mitch Daniels a bill Tuesday that will make the state's boating
while under the influence laws mirror those for driving. Senate Bill
154 – which passed the Senate unanimously – would create a Class C
misdemeanor penalty for operating a motorboat while .
The National Safe Boating Council Launches New Navigation Rules Website
SYS-CON Media (press release)
VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/29/12 -- The National Safe Boating Council
[http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org] (NSBC) officially launched this week
BoatOnCourse.com, a website designed to help the recreational boater become more aware of the ...
Lake Monroe Boating Accident Is Impetus For Stricter Laws
Indiana Public Media
A boating accident in 2010 that killed a woman and her grandson inspired Sen. Brent Steele to write a bill that imposed stricter boating laws. A bill that tightens the rules on boating safety standards is awaiting Governor Mitch Daniels' signature.
Boaters Safety Class in Milton
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:51 AM PST
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-8, Guardians of
the Blackwater, in partnership with the City of Milton Fire Department,
will offer About Boating Safely, their premier boater safety class at
the City of Milton Fire Department on Saturday,...
Crash survivor funds boating course
The Bay of Plenty Times
Kiri Gillespie | Tuesday, February 28, 2012 16:01 A man who killed his
friend and was left bloodied and battered after smashing his boat into a
marker in the Tauranga Harbour is to put $3000 towards helping other
boaties stay safe on the water.
Boating safety education course offered March 10
The Ironton Tribune
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 07:03 AM PST
FRANKLIN FURNACE â The Ohio Boating Education Course will be
offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Manchester Volunteer Fire
Department, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Division of Watercraft.
Boat Ed® to be Premier Supporter of the 2012 International Boating and Water Safety Summit
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:36 AM PST
Boat EdÂ®, an official provider of print and Internet boating safety courses, is the premier supporter of the International Boating
and Water Safety Summit (IBWSS), held March 4-7, 2012, in San Diego,
Calif. (PRWeb February 29, 2012) Read the full story at
Boating safety course planned for March
It will provide information on legal requirements, navigation rules, preventing personal watercraft and boating accidents, and new boating laws. Participants will receive a certificate from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources upon completion of
KSLA: Search on for children of boater found dead
COUNTY, OK (KSLA) - It is now a recovery search for the last body of a
father and his two sons who authorities say drowned while on the Little
River in Oklahoma. Everett Hurley was a close friend to the victim Steve
Lycklama and his two sons ...
Faulty seal may have led to boating deaths
preliminary police report shows a faulty seal could have caused a boat
capsize in the south-east of South Australia. Two people drowned in the
capsize this month off Southend, local man Andrew Huppatz and a Mount
5 injured in yacht-club boat explosion
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Five people were injured when a boat exploded at the Port Orchard Yacht
Club Monday afternoon. Salvage work was being done on a boat that sank
on Sunday, said Guy Dalrymple with Kitsap Fire and Rescue. After salvage
crews got the boat floating again ...
27-foot sailboat burns, sinks at Bellingham marina
The Seattle Times
A 27-foot sailboat
burned and sank early Monday in its slip at the Port of Bellingham
marina. The Associated Press No comments have been posted to this
article. A 27-foot sailboat burned and sank early Monday in its slip at the Port of Bellingham ...
Boat runs aground on the jetty
The Daily Triplicate
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:14 PM PST
Two sport crab anglers from Redding grounded their boat on the Crescent City jetty Thursday. Joe and Karen Freitas were boating
back to the harbor after pulling their crab traps when the outboard
motor failed on their 14-foot fishing boat. The couple attempted to row
the boat back into the harbor, but they said the currents were too
Charges filed in boating crash
Appleton Post Crescent
J. Gay, 48, of Coco Beach, Fla., was charged in Winnebago County
Circuit Court Monday with second-degree reckless injury, intoxicated boating causing injury and causing injury while operating a boat with a prohibited alcohol concentration.
Boat crash, rescue injures two on White River
A Saturday boat crash on the White River injured the driver of a boat and a first responder who helped in the rescue. Shortly after 9:30 am Saturday, an aluminum flat-bottomed boat with a 40-horsepower, jet-propelled outboard motor hit a 20-foot ..
Jet ski rider cleared of dangerous driving
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 01:17 AM PST
A MAN has been cleared of dangerous driving after he was accused of causing a jet ski crash on the Swan River that partially severed a young man's leg.
Sailboat saved from capsizing in marina
Guam-Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor assisted members
of Guam Fire and Rescue in the salvage of a sailing vessel in Agat
Marina, Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a call for assistance from
the fire department reporting that ...