Pacific Northwest Boating News: Lawmakers plan to raid boating ...By Deborah Bach
Boaters are being asked to help fight a proposal by Washington lawmakers to divert $4.6 million from a fund dedicated to boating infrastructure to help pay for.
Houseboat owners concerned about rate hike
Key West Citizen
Sun, 04 Mar 2012 22:06 PM PST
Within the confines of the City Marina at Garrison Bight is a cluster
of floating communities that are now the closest thing Key West has to
its old Houseboat Row that formerly lined South Roosevelt... read more
Boaters risk fines for sailing out of UK waters
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 00:43 AM PST
Members of Britain's boating community risk being fined if they take their craft outside UK waters.
Windsor boaters frustrated by border rules
By Dave Battagello, The Windsor Star March 5, 2012 3:32 PM Local boaters
and paddlers are frustrated by the spectre of another crackdown by US
customs officials, who are calling on them to phone in should they plan
to cross into US waters.
Rowers cross oars over who gets to use a stretch of river
But the rulebook appears to have been ripped up after a rowing club and a boating
association crossed oars over who should use a stretch of water.
Bedford Rowing Club began the spat by ridiculing plans for punters to be
allowed to use the Great Ouse, ..
Public Notice: Spring Icebreaking on the Saguenay River
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:29 AM PST
QUÃBEC, QUÃBEC--(Marketwire - March 6, 2012) - The Canadian Coast Guard
is advising residents and visitors along the Saguenay Fjord that the
CCGS Des Groseilliers will begin spring icebreaking operations around
March 12, 2012. The date is only an indicator, and activities could
begin before or after that period, according to operational needs or
prevailing weather conditions.
Pacific Daily News
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:22 AM PST
â¢The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps program is actively seeking
youths ages 11 to 17 who have a desire to learn about the Navy, Marine
Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines.
Boating Safety News:
Walkout over boat tragedies
The CPI (M)-led opposition yesterday walked out of the assembly
following the speaker denied for an adjournment motion to discuss two
sea boat tragedies in as many weeks that left five fishermen dead and two missing.
Education of boat renters is goal of new lake committee
One major change that the new committee will consider will be requiring rental boat drivers to undergo some sort of boater training before they are able to rent, Marino told the Tribune on Friday. “As most people are aware, back in 2009, ...
Triton Survey: More comments on sailing skills
Going to weather is a skill one learns early on in sailboat
operation. Motor yachts have a considerable amount of sail area. I have
learned how to use it to an advantage. The best line handling, aside
from commercial fishing and tug boats, ..
South Florida outdoors notebook
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 06:43 AM PST
Boating class: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
3-7 in Lighthouse Point has a one-day About Boating Safety class
starting at 8 a.m. March 3 at the Dixon Ahl Recreation Center, 2200 NE
38th St., Lighthouse Point. Cost is $45 and includes lunch. For
information and to register, contact Gene Cain at 954-557-0582 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Junior Sailing registration under way at Corinthian Yacht Club
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:14 AM PST
The Junior Sailing Program at the Corinthian Yacht Club offers instruction to over 130 children each summer out on the water.
Birmingham Power Squadron offers free Law Enforcement and Boating Regulations Seminar
The Oakland Press
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 23:11 PM PST
The Birmingham Power Squadron is offering a free Law Enforcement and Boating
Regulations Seminar from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the
Anthony Franco Communications Center of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Hospital Pontiac, 44555 Woodward Ave., north of Square Lake Road
Boater's body is recovered
Charleston Post Courier
By Andy Paras Authorities say they recovered the body of a missing boater
in the Stono River on Sunday night. Multiple agencies responded to the
Stono River near Wappoo Road about 7:30 pm after a man reported that he
and his father-in-law fell from a ...
Man sentenced in 2002 boating death
BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) - A man who more than a year ago was linked to a 2002 boating
death on Lake Buchanan has pleaded guilty to failure to stop and render
aid, Texas Parks and Wildlife officials confirmed Monday. Travis Aaron
Marburger was ...
Jury selection begins in fatal boating crash case
Steven Kranendonk is charged with two counts of felony boating
under the influence. Investigators say Kranendonk had been drinking
when his boat collided with another one. The crash killed Amber Golden
and Kelli Bullard back in May 2010
Dr. Charles 'Chuck' Kisabeth dies in boating accident
The Newport Plain Talk
Tue, 06 Mar 2012 07:07 AM PST
CHARLESTON, S.C.-A former Cocke County resident has died as the result of a boating
accident Sunday in South Carolina. Dr. Charles "Chuck" Kisabeth, 61,
reportedly drowned in the Stono River near Charleston Sunday evening
after the boat he was in capsized, according to family members.
Search continues for PO3 Drew Knight
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 09:26 AM PST
The search continues Monday for missing Coast Guard crewmember Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Knight.
Ocean City man, Nicholas R. Townsend, missing
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 08:12 AM PST
A 23-year-old Ocean City man is missing after falling out of a canoe
into the Assawoman Bay March 2. Nicholas R. Townsend was canoeing with
his friend at 4 a.m. when the canoe tipped over and threw the men into
the water, said Cpl. Jeffrey Hale of the Delaware State Police. The
friend swam to shore but could not locate Townsend, Hale said. U.S. Coast Guard and Millsboro Fire Department ..
2 rescued from capsized boat off Lake Worth Inlet
WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 08:05 AM PST
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -- A boat capsized near the Lake Worth Inlet with
two people were on board. They are both fine they have been picked up,
the U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday morning. The Coast Guard set out to locate the stricken vessel to mark...
Yacht gets stuck under Sydney bridge
By ninemsn staff A luxury motor yacht
has become stuck under Sydney's Spit Bridge while heading upstream at
10.30am this morning. The 26m-long WarrenYachts cruiser was carrying six
people when it became stuck in shallow water underneath the north side