Expo floats boat of visitors
Bundaberg News Mail
BUNDABERG boaties have praised the initiative behind the Boating
and Marine Safety Expo held for the first time at Burnett Heads on
Saturday. Organisations including Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR),
Customs, Boating and Fisheries Bundaberg and Boats ..
Federal budget cuts trickle down to boating channels
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 10:11 AM PST
Everyone knows that looming federal budget cuts will have an impact
on Maryland, but they are already affecting something as mundane as the boating industry. Bob Gaudette, director of boating
service for the state Department of Natural Resources, told the Anne
Arundel County House delegation recently that the Army Corps of
Engineers is "no longer going to maintain shallow water channels" in ...
Kansas considers amendment to cut boat tax
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Kansas state Senate committee recently passed a resolution to put a
constitutional amendment on the ballot that would allow changes to the
state's property tax on boats. It is a reform long sought by boating enthusiasts, who say Kansas watercraft
Every boater should know safety and legal rules
Sat, 11 Feb 2012 22:50 PM PST
The following are random selections of questions found in the Boat Smart course offered by the Cape Coral Power Squadron.
WYANDOTTE: Power squadron to hold boating safety course
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 05:02 AM PST
WYANDOTTE It's called America's Boating Course, or ABC, but instructor Dennis McHugh adds another word to it.
Slippery roads, a boating freebie and community music
ABC Online (blog)
Southern Rural Water is hosting free training sessions for recreational boaters
on Lake Glenmaggie. Col McQuillan from SRW spoke with Gerard about the
training program. The Fiddlehead Festival is on this weekend in Yinnar.
Younger Ohio boaters must take course
There are three options how a boater
can take the course. Ohioans can take the course and test online for
$29.50; come in and pick up a study packet, then take the test in the
office in front of a wildlife officer; or take the 8-hour-course and
Coast Guard offers boating safety classes
Gabrielle Mays DOLLAR BAY -- Even though it is winter and many parts of
our lakes are frozen over that does not mean it is too early for boating safety classes. This Wednesday the Coast Guard in Dollar Bay will offer sailing and power boating ...
Milton PD Offers Wisconsin DNR Boating Safety Course
Wisconsin DNR Certified Boating Safety Instructors will host a Wisconsin Boating Safety Education Course March 26th, 27th and 28th 2012 from 5:30p-8:30p at the Milton Community House, located at 20 Parkview Dr., Milton WI 53563.
Group continues fight to keep California boating department
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of California recently hand-delivered to the state capitol stacks of
the 1227 letters from those opposing a proposal to eliminate the
Department of Boating and Waterways. Letters were delivered to the governor as well as Democratic ...
Man and woman drown in SA boating tragedy
Sat, 11 Feb 2012 22:30 PM PST
A MAN and a woman have drowned when their boat capsized off South Australia's southeast coast.
Son watches dad die in boat tragedy
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 08:13 AM PST
A family boating trip in the Hauraki Gulf ended in tragedy, with a son watching on helplessly as his dad fell overboard and died.
Crews search for missing crab fisherman off Whidbey Island
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 08:23 AM PST
COUPEVILLE -- The U.S. Coast Guard and divers from the
Snohomish County Sheriff's Office searched late into the night Sunday
for a crab fisherman whose empty boat was found with its motor running
off Penn Cove on Whidbey Island, officials said.
Unmanned boat found at the mouth of Penn Cove
An unmanned 32-foot fishing boat
found spinning in circles near Blowers Bluff at the mouth of Penn Cove
was registered to a member of the Swinomish Tribe in La Conner.
Swinomish fisheries patroller Ray Erps knew something was wrong when he
Sailboat Capsizes Near Merritt Island
MERRITT ISLAND, Florida - A sailboat
capsized this afternoon in the Banana River just south of Kennedy Space
Center. The US Coast Guard, Kennedy Space Center Security, Brevard
County Fire Rescue, and Brevard County Sheriff's units and helicopter ...
3 rescued offshore of Sebastian Inlet
WPTV West Palm Beach
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 08:50 AM PST
Three men were rescued offshore of Sebastian Inlet early Sunday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard and Indian River County Fire Rescue.
Coast Guard rescues two injured men
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:33 AM PST
Coast Guard crews have rescued two men who were
hospitalized after being hurt in unrelated incidents aboard fishing
vessels off the South Jersey coast.
Man hurt in boating accident
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 01:56 AM PST
A man in his 50s suffered serious lacerations after being hit by a fishing boat propeller on Saturday.
Six rescued after boat hits reef
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:58 AM PST
More than seven people were rescued in three separate boating mishaps today.
Coast Guard rescues 2 men from capsized boat
The Coast Guard has rescued two men whose boat
capsized off the coast of St. Petersburg. Authorities received a mayday
call from the men Saturday afternoon reporting that their 16-foot
recreational boat had capsized. The men, ages 24 and 25, .
Woman Rescued After Falling From Sailboat In Galveston Bay
HOUSTON (February 12, 2012)—A woman pulled from Galveston Bay after falling from a sailboat
on a near-freezing morning was treated for mild hypothermia, the Coast
Guard said. A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted the woman to safety
late Sunday ...
Man survives boating accident
crabbing trip almost turned fatal for a man yesterday after his boat
capsized after hitting the wake of a passing cabin cruiser. The Humboldt
County Sheriff's Office was notified of the accident, which occurred on
Humboldt Bay near Fields Landing
Judge questions dangers of night boating
Sydney Morning Herald
District Court judge in a high profile lawsuit against an independent
MP's son, who is being sued over a boat crash in 2007, says he is unable
to rule whether the young man's blood/alcohol reading of 0.119 per cent
made him incapable of skippering ...