Boater's claim disputed on diversion dam
The Montana Standard
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 23:30 PM PST
Local leaders are disputing a boaterâs claim that no safe portage exists around the new
Lake Whatcom boaters could face inspection to deter mussel invasion
Council member Michael Lilliquist said elected officials have not yet
had a serious discussion of how to cover the inspection costs, although
some money could be collected from boaters as an inspection fee. But he's convinced that mandatory ...
Olszewski: Hiking Boater Fees Not The Answer
Del John Olszewski believes offering state subsidies, not drastically raising fees for boaters
is the answer for supporting DNR waterway improvement efforts. By Ron
Snyder Del. John Olszewski Jr. Credit Courtesy of Del. John Olszewski
Jr. Credit Credit ...
Harbor joyride leaves boat owner furious
Half Moon Bay Review
The owner of the sailboat
accused the men of possibly damaging his vessel when they took it out
for a three-hour joyride without his permission, according to the San
Mateo County Sheriff's Office. The four would-be buyers, all men from
San Francisco, ...
Navy determines mystery mine is harmless
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 08:20 AM PST
Technicians tow it to Coast Guard station The
mysterious mine that floated from Dania Beach to Hollywood, closing
beaches and launching evacuations on Thursday, was a dud, according to
The board of the Lighthouse Musuem seeks occupancy of historic site
Staten Island Advance
Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:17 AM PST
A city spokesman offers some optimism for museum advocates saying that reactivation of the Coast Guard site "is a key piece of our ongoing efforts to revitalize the St. George waterfront."
Coast Guard proposes boating restrictions for NATO
ABC 7 Chicago
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:11 PM PST
The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing steps to shut down all boat traffic
on parts of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan downtown between May
Opening Day in Marina Del Rey Marks Start of 2012 Boating Season
The Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club starts off the 2012 boating season with a cannoneer's shot. By Paul Chavez The 2012 boating season officially kicked off Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club in Marina del Rey.
Boating Safety News:
How saving sailors led to formation of lifeboatmen
This is Somerset
sailors and ex-sailors, members are well aware of the work of the RNLI,
but it was good to hear how the organisation originated and how its
work has continued into the present day, taking into account the
advances of technology and boat building ...
Free boater safety course
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:36 PM PST
The courses will be held at the Anderson Co. Public Library
Outdoors Digest: Boat safety course is next Saturday
Coos Bay World
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course next Saturday in Charleston. The course covers the basics of boating safety, rules of the road and Oregon boating laws. A test at the end of the course will qualify ...
Stew Leonard's founder sued in boater's death
New Haven Register
AP NEW HAVEN — The founder of Connecticut-based Stew Leonard's grocery
store chain is facing a lawsuit alleging the reckless operation of his
powerboat caused the death of a passenger last year. Barbara Speranza is
seeking millions of dollars in ...
Boater reveals details of capsizing
WPSD Local 6
Ky. (AP) — Searchers have learned more about the capsizing of a pontoon
boat that left two fishermen missing below Kentucky Dam. The only known
survivor, 70-year-old Roy May, talked with Kentucky Department of Fish
and Wildlife ...
Jury to decide boat-crash charges
By TIM FLACH - firstname.lastname@example.org A Richland County jury is expected to begin deliberations Friday on reckless homicide charges against an Irmo boater in the deaths of two women in a collision on Lake Murray nearly two years ago.
NH woman loses appeal on boating rights suspension
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 11:43 AM PST
A New Hampshire woman who killed her best friend in a boating accident has lost her appeal of a state decision to suspend her boating privileges for three years.
Man Found Guilty in Lake Murray Boating Deaths
Bullard, 25, of Lexington and Amber Golden, 24 of Huntsville, Ala.,
died in the crash. Kradendonk was convicted of two counts of reckless
homicide. Before his trial began, charges of boating under the influence were dropped.
Police search for missing kayaker off Brigantine
Press of Atlantic City
Polite said marine police from the Atlantic City station responded to reports of the missing boater
earlier this evening. Members of the US Coast Guard and Brigantine
Police are also part of the search effort. This story is developing.
Former Ophir resident missing in Mexico
The Daily Planet
His 27-foot sailboat,
Finesse, washed ashore empty five days later, further down the
coastline. A search was launched after his boat was discovered, but
authorities have failed to locate Pinkney. His friends believe that his
disappearance is not an
$200 penalty for yacht sinking that injured woman
New Zealand Herald
By Amelia Wade One of the two skippers involved in a collision on Waitemata Harbour - in which a 71-year-old classic yacht sank and a woman was seriously injured - has been fined $200. The 18m yacht Antaeus and the classic sailboat Gypsy collided on ...
Duo rescued after canoe sinks in Montsweag Bay
The Times Record
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 08:50 AM PST
BY DARREN FISHELL Times Record Staff WESTPORT ISLAND â Two people
stranded on Harperâs Island after their canoe sank were rescued by a
Westport Island Fire Department skiff this afternoon, according to Coast Guard
reports. After water knocked out a cellphone aboard the canoe, the two
reportedly swam to the island with no way to reach land. read more
Boater fined for nearly swamping inflatable raft
motorized boat operator who almost swamped an inflatable raft on the
Humber River last June was fined $150 in Corner Brook provincial court
Thursday. The man, 30, pleaded guilty to charges of operating a vessel
in a careless manner, without due care ..
Amver Cruise Ship Rescues 2 Sailors
The Amver participating cruise ship, Norwegian Star, rescued 2 sailors from their disabled sailboat
55 miles northwest of Cuba on Saturday, March 3, 2012. The Amver
participating cruise ship, Norwegian Star, rescued two sailors from
their disabled ...
Portland houseboat fire destroys room
FOX 12 Oregon
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:45 PM PST
Just because your house is surrounded by water and floating on top of
it, doesn't mean you're not at risk for fire. One Portland houseboat owner found that out the hard way last night after a fire destroyed a room.