Protesters rally to save sailboat
Beach resident Dennis Holland has until April 30 to relocate The
Shawnee, the 72-foot ship that he's restoring on his side yard, which is
in violation of a city ordinance. By Jenny Stockdale, Special to the
Daily Pilot Dressed in festive pirate ...
Boaters urge Marco leaders to repeal anchoring law invalidated three years ago
Naples Daily News
(File photo) MARCO ISLAND — Boaters
are hoping Marco Island leaders will finally cut ties to their
anchoring ordinance that became unenforceable when a state law passed
three years ago. City officials say they want that, too — an end to the
Is it a house or a boat? Clash over Fla. man's floating home reaches US ...
— Court documents refer to it as “that certain unnamed gray, two-story
vessel approximately 57 feet in length.” To Fane Lozman, it was a
floating Florida home never intended to sail the seas. Now, a
long-running dispute over exactly what the ...
Michigan boaters encouraged to renew registrations online
“I encourage boaters
to renew online at www.ExpressSOS.com,” Johnson said. “It's fast and
easy. Renew online from anywhere you have Internet access and enjoy more
time on your boat.” Online renewal for watercraft began in 1998 and
Boating Safety News:
Boating: Become familiar with regulations
All renters who are required by law to have a boater
education ID card must present the card before the facility may rent a
vessel. Manatees are protected by state and federal law. Boaters are responsible for the greatest injuries inflicted on manatees .
Rescue drills planned near Blakely Rock
Bainbridge Island Review
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 09:19 AM PDT
The training is scheduled to take place at noon on March 26. The Coast Guard,
as well as multiple law enforcement agencies and fire departments,
including the Bainbridge police and fire departments, will practice
plucking people in distress from the water.
New Jersey State Police offer boating safety tips
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 02:40 AM PDT
Much like last year, early spring has brought nearly summer-like
weather that may induce a strong urge among boaters to hit the rivers,
creeks and lakes.
Mild winter has boaters boaters prepping for river season
Evansville Courier & Press
to an unseasonably warm March, local mariners are getting an early
opportunity to de-winterize their pleasure craft and sail out ahead of
the Tri-State's normal Memorial Day to Labor Day boating season. Winters usually leave area rivers flooded ...
Operating Under the Influence - Famed DUI Attorney Gill Cochran Gives Tips on ...
PR Web (press release)
With spring in the air many boaters
are heading to the waters for a day of fun. But if alcohol is part of
the equation, a great day can turn serious in a matter of seconds. Most
fatal boating accidents cite alcohol use as a contributing factor and ..
Safe boating practices develop with experience
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:09 AM PDT
Learning to boat or sail is similar to learning to drive an automobile. Neither happens overnight.
Kayakers/boaters take note: Utility has not yet put up safety measures (see ...
David Figura/The Post-Standard While people may be tempted to take
advantage of the unusually warm weather to get a head start on river
recreational activities, Brookfield Renewable Energy Group reminds the
public that all seasonal boating safety ...
BOATING: Avoiding That Sinking Feeling With Your Docked Boat
The Raleigh Telegram
boats don't sink because of exteme weather like this boat seen in the
wake of Hurricane Irene. Many boats sink due to more mundane causes like
broken hoses. Photo: The Telegram. By Captain Bob Townsend, Special To
The Raleigh Telegram RALEIGH ...
Boating safety starts with a flotation device
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Contributed - Nanaimo News Bulletin Many people assume that simply
wearing a life-jacket or another personal flotation device is enough to
provide adequate safety while enjoying activities on the water. But just
as important as wearing the PFD,
Boating safety course to be offered by Silver Lake Water Patrol and DNR
West of the I
safety course sponsored by the Silver Lake Water Patrol and the
Wisconsin DNR will be held April 14 and 15 at Silver Lake Village Hall,
113 S First St., Silver Lake. The class will teach you the basics of
boating and boating laws and ...
Boat safety course being offered in Butler County
Sat, 24 Mar 2012 21:01 PM PDT
The Coast Guard
Auxiliary Flotilla 73, is offering an eight-part training course, "About
Boating Safely" from April 2 to 10, at the Butler County Airport
Conference Room on the lower level of the Runway Restaurant.
Boater Safety Class set for April 23, 26
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 08:19 AM PDT
A Michigan Boaterâs Safety Class will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 23 and 26 at the Washington Life Center, 403 N. Mary St., Marine City.
Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron to offer three seminars
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 05:37 AM PDT
The Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron will be teaching three one-night boating seminars this April and May at the Boston Yacht Club Yardarm Building from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Boating safety classes to be held March 31
is Monday, March 26, the 86th day of 2012. There are 280 days left in
the year. 1862 -- 150 years ago: A lot of government horses are to be
sold at auction in the Island at the 26th and 29th intersection. Terms
-- cash in hand, specie or treasury ..
Boaters must show proof of operating competency
Nanaimo News Bulletin
The PCOC – also known as known as a 'boater licence' – is not actually a licence, but proof of boating competency. All power boaters regardless of age, engine horsepower or size of boat, need a Pleasure Craft Operator Card. Children between the ages of ...
Conroe man dead, another rescued after boating incident near Port Aransas jetties
Corpus Christi Caller Times
By Julie Silva PORT ARANSAS — A boater
died and another was rescued early Saturday when their boat sank
northeast of the Port Aransas jetties. Lt. Heidi Miller, spokeswoman for
the Corpus Christi sector of the Coast Guard, identified the deceased
One of two missing boaters found
by Tonya Brown The search is over for one of two missing boaters on Lake Robinson. Chesterfield County
Coroner Kip Kiser says divers recovered the body of Andrecia Jerod
Delaine, 30, of Hartsville Sunday afternoon. Search efforts continue for
a second ...
Boater rescued from Yaquina Bay
— The US Coast Guard has rescued a man whose boat capsized in Yaquina
Bay near Newport. The man issued a distress call Saturday morning,
telling the Coast Guard his 22-foot recreational craft was taking on
water near the bay's north jetty.
Boat catches fire on Miami River
7 News Miami
Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:04 AM PDT
MIAMI (WSVN) -- A 46-foot boat was left a charred ruin after it was
fully engulfed by flames. The boat caught fire at about 5:30 a.m.
Monday, at the River Run Yacht Club, located at 1700 NW North River Dr.
Vic man rescued after boat hits reef
Sky News Australia
Vic man rescued after boat hits reef Updated: 06:06, Tuesday March 27, 2012 A frail elderly man is 'lucky to be alive' after being rescued when his boat ran aground in Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay. The 75-year-old was winched to safety by the police ...