Missouri boater wins sales-tax dispute
Trade Only Today
The Missouri Supreme Court recently sided with a boater
who bought a vessel in Maryland and argued that he should not be
subject to local sales tax on an out-of-state boat purchase. Missouri
resident Craig Street went to Maryland to buy a Tracker
Letter: Inlet maintenance should be paid by boaters
A more correct approach is to require an additional "dredging fee" at boater
registration renewal for all boats registered in Martin and St. Lucie
counties. As an example, boats 20 feet and less could be charged a
dollar a foot.
Upper reservoir at Blenheim-Gilboa to reopen for recreational boaters
Oneonta Daily Star
BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will reopen the upper
reservoir at its Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project to
recreational boaters on Monday. The project's lower reservoir will also open at that time but with certain
Boating Safety news:
Boat maintenance vitally important
Las Vegas Review - Journal
Windy days on Lake Mead will cause this pump to work overtime to get rid of the water building up below deck. I've been in a boat with a failed bilge pump. Let's just say a boat filled with unwanted water can make one a little nervous.
Mishaps and Rescues April 2012
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:00 AM PDT
PARTY CRASHERS: The Coast Guard, Coast Guard
Auxiliary and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission teamed
with local law enforcement agencies earlier this year to keep waterways
safe during the Gasparilla Pirate Fest in Tampa, Fla. Police made 52
arrests, including eight for boating under the influence, and issued 302
citations for carrying an open container of alcohol.
NMMA President Thom Dammrich appointed to US Fish & Wildlife Service's Sport ...
DC – March 29, 2012 – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recently
appointed National Marine Manufacturer Association President, Thom
Dammrich to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, a panel created in 1993 to advise the
Boating Season Prep!
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
This is a good thing, as this year's fishing should be outstanding, but with this early beginning to the boating
season, many anglers are over looking important things before they drop
their boat in the water. Before you even go pull your boat of
Springfield preparing for boating season
Akron Leader Publications
By Maria Lindsay This past August, several area residents questioned the lack of patrol of boaters
and others on the lake and raised concerns about the safety for all
lake users. The issues raised involved excessive speeds and flaunting
the posted .
Tompkins: Hands-on training a boon to boaters
program is run by the US Power Squadrons, an almost-century-old
nonprofit organization of boating enthusiasts focused on making
recreational boating more enjoyable and safe by sharing their time and
knowledge with other boaters, often through
Safe boating class set for April 28 in Green Cove Springs
The Florida Times-Union
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 07:33 AM PDT
The United States Coast Guard
Auxiliary's Flotilla14-5 offers a free safe boating class to learn the
latest boating regulations and earn a Florida Boater Safety ID Card from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the auxiliary headquarters at 910 Roland Ave. in Green Cove Springs.
Safe Boating classes sign-ups
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:39 AM PDT
The Kingston Yacht Club in collaboration with Jesse Marine will hold its annual Safe Boating classes Saturday, April 28 and May 5.
State Offers Free Boating Safety Courses
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 04:48 AM PDT
SANTA FE (AP) â The State Park Division says free boating
safety courses will be offered starting in April at Elephant Butte Lake
State Park. State law requires anyone born... Read more»
Boating & Water Safety instructor training set
By Anonymous Learn to be an instructor in boating
and water safety. Training is scheduled at Promised Land State Park on
Wednesday, June 13 from 9 am to 5 pm and Thursday, June 14 from 10 am to
2 pm The training is free of charge and is open to both
Free Safe Boating Course
By Marcia Lense - email The US Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that they will be offering a free boating safety education class. The class will be held on March 31 st 2012. The class will run from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This
Boating safety course coming to Imperial
A boating safety course will be held at the Chase County High School in Imperial on April 16 and 17, according to Scott Eveland, Boating Safety Officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. According to Eveland, the Nebraska Boating Safety course
Personal watercraft & boating safety course offered
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 10:06 AM PDT
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81, in
partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake,
will conduct a personal watercraft and boating safety course at the West
Point Project Management Office.
Yacht survivors' outlook good
SAR-Tech is hoisted from the deck of the Coast Guard vessel Sambro
during a simulated medical evacuation off Dartmouth in November 2009. A
Cormorant helicopter was used in rescue efforts for the Tabasco II off
the coast of Cape Sable Island.
Boating Accident Claims Tire, Retread Leader
A longtime leader in the tire and retread industry, John Olson, 76, died in a boating
accident on March 26. He was helping to launch a boat into the Pere
Marguette River in Michigan when he was carried away by the river.
Mark Lane of Lazard Dies at 44 in Boat Mishap
Laura Marcinek on March 29, 2012 Mark Lane, a managing director at
Lazard Capital Markets LLC who recently returned to work after a 3
1/2-year hiatus to help raise four young sons, has died after being hit
by a boat in Turks and Caicos Islands.
COAST GUARD RESCUES 1; 1 MAN FOUND DEAD
The Port Lavaca Wave
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:35 PM PDT
The Coast Guard rescued one boater and recovered the body of another after their boat sank 24 miles northeast of the Port Aransas jetties, Friday.
Teen perishes in boating accident
Press Release Montcalm County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched
to Little White Fish Lake in Pierson Township regarding a boating accident Friday. Information received was that three male teenagers had launched their 14-foot aluminum boat at
Couple missing after marina fire destroys boats
SEATTLE – After a fire destroyed a boathouse and several boats at a marina in northern Washington state, officials were asking: Where are the couple who lived aboard one of the boats? Their boat sank in the Friday morning fire at the Squalicum Harbor
Coast Guard rescue 2 people overnight off the coast of Morro Bay
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
was hit by a rogue wave causing it to do a 360 degree rollover. The
boat lost power and its mast was broken. One passenger was thrown into
the water, but was able to climb back onboard. The Coast Guard was able
to safely reach the