Boating Safety Is For Life

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating News:

 Arizona offers grants to improve boating facilities
CBS 5 Phoenix Mon, 02 Apr 2012 06:15 AM PDT
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has $660,000 in federal money for such projects. The money comes from federal taxes on the sale of fuel for boats and boating and fishing gear. 


 Boating Season Surveys
WABI Bangor Sun, 01 Apr 2012 23:11 PM PDT
With boating season about to get under way in Maine, the state agency that manages and develops most of the boating facilities and navigational aids on Maine's ponds and rivers is looking for some information from boaters. The Conservation Department has the three surveys on its website, http://w . .


Sheriff's Aero Bureau, Boating and Waterways Unit to be Audited
Patch.com
Looking to root out corruption and fraud, The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today asked for an audit of the sheriff's Aero Bureau and its Boating and Waterways Division. High-ranking deputies with the Aero Bureau have been accused of allowing ...


Boating Safety news:

 Boating enthusiasts, experts offer tips for safe travel
Ventura County Star
After a boating accident that left four men dead after their boat capsized near Santa Cruz Island last month, boating enthusiasts and authorities are reminding boaters to be aware of conditions and prepare for the worst. "Boater education
 is extremely ...

Recreational boating safety council to meet in Arlington
Examiner.com
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) is about to meet on dry land to discuss the latest in safe boating. The meeting takes place Friday and Saturday, April 13-14 in Arlington, Virginia and is open to the public.

Boater Education:

 Boating safety exam set
North Platte Bulletin Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:18 AM PDT
A boating safety exam will be held at the Nebraska Game and Parks Office in North Platte on Thursday, April 19,a requirement for all power boat operators born in 1986 or later. 


 Boater educator course offered
Columbia Basin Herald
EPHRATA – The Grant County Sheriff's Office Marine Program will host a boater education course from 8 am-5 pm on Saturday April 14, at the Grant County Public Works meeting room, 124 Enterprise St. SE, Ephrata. The course is offered at no charge and is ...

 Register now for boating safety education course at Lake Blackshear
Americus Times-Recorder Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:09 PM PDT
CORDELE â Get ready for the upcoming boating season by registering for a boater education course. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) will offer a boater education class once a month from April through July at Georgia Veterans State Park at Lake Blackshear. 


Boater safety course expands
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
After the first boater safety course scheduled for this spring sold out, Wood County Sheriff's Department staff members decided to offer a second class. The boater safety course is set to run from 6 pm to 9 pm April 17, 19, 24 and 26, ...


Patrol Offering Safe Boating Course This Weekend
OzarksFirst.com
Eric Mueller with the Missouri Highway Patrol appeared on KOLR10 News This Morning to give details of a Boater Safety course being held this weekend in Springfield. Watch the attached video to see our discussion with Eric. The Missouri Highway and ...


 New Hanover News & Notes - Boating safety classes
StarNewsOnline.com
Classes will be conducted as follows: America's Boater Safety: 7-9 pm April 23, 26, May 5 and 3. The perfect class for both experienced boaters as well as those new to the sport. Also important in qualifying those under the age of 26 to operate a

 Outdoors Calendar, Week beginning April 3
Lancaster Online Tue, 03 Apr 2012 07:44 AM PDT
TUESDAY Boating skills, sailing and seamanship courses, at the Susquehanna Yacht Club clubhouse located on Rt. 624 in Long Level, York County. Sponsored by Susquehanna Yacht Club and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Starting on Tuesday, April 3, will be an 8 weeks of evening classes on Boating Skills... 


"Spring into Boating Safety" With GHPD
Patch.com
Members of the Gig Harbor Police Marine Patrol will be offering free boating safety equipment inspections on April 21. Instead of gasoline, the Hammer-P is powered by electricity. The owner of the boat Kerry Jamieson said once it's fully charged, ...

Fatalities:

Search For Missing Jet Skier In Mississippi
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport Sun, 01 Apr 2012 21:37 PM PDT
A beautiful evening on the Mississippi quickly turned deadly when a jet ski carrying a 37 year old man and a 13 year old boy swamped near Ben Butterworth Parkway in Moline, IL. The boy was wearing a  


 Body of a Moline man missing in the Mississippi River is found
CBS4 Quad Cities Mon, 02 Apr 2012 21:59 PM PDT
By: Katie Jones kjones@cbs4qc.com The search for a Moline man missing in the Mississippi comes to tragic end. About 24 hours after Matt Golding went missing after falling off his jet ski at the 55th


UT Student Killed In Lake Travis Boating Accident
KEYE TV Austin Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:10 AM PDT
A woman who died on Lake Travis Sunday fell off the front of a pontoon boat while it was moving. The Lower Colorado River Authority says the victim is Quynh Phan, a 21-year-old University of Texas student. The accident happened near Mansfield Dam at approximately 5:30 p. 


 Boating accident is second tragedy for family in two years
KVUE
by JIM BERGAMO / KVUE News and Photojournalist Dathan Hull AUSTIN -- The University of Texas student killed over the weekend in a boating accident is the second tragic loss for an Austin family in less than two years. Family members say both victims


 No life jackets found in boating accident that killed Colton firefighter
OregonLive.com
According to Oregon boating rules, boats must carry an approved personal flotation device for every person aboard. All children age 12 or younger must wear a life vest when the boat is underway. Adults are not required to wear life jackets, 


 Crews hope to recover boat, remains of couple after marina fire
KIRO Seattle
If weather allows, a crane is set to recover a boat that burned on Friday in a marina fire that is believed to have killed a Bellingham couple. Crews believe they will find the remains of Jim Langei, 43, and his wife, Sterling Taylor, 33.

Body of Stamford man found under boat
Danbury News Times
Police investigating a missing persons report on Sunday, April, 1, 2012 found the body of a man under his boat who apparently drowned. Police have not released the name of the 68-year-old resident of Stamford Landing pending notification of his .


Boating Accidents:

Coast Guard rescues two hurt from round-the-world yacht
Reuters
(Reuters) - The Coast Guard rescued two seriously injured British crew members from an Australian yacht taking part in an around-the-world race on Sunday after it was hit by a huge wave in the Pacific. Four of 13 crew members, three of them Britons and ...

 Man rescued after huge waves knock boat into jetty
KFMB News 8
OCEANSIDE (CBS 8) - The huge surf that's been pounding our local coast proved to be too much for a boater trying to sail out of Oceanside Harbor Sunday morning. Oceanside police say the man was leaving for Orange County, when he realized the waves were ...

Sailboat runs aground near Cape Henry
The Virginian-Pilot Mon, 02 Apr 2012 08:02 AM PDT
VIRGINIA BEACH A boater is safe after his 44-foot sailboat ran aground near Cape Henry this morning, according to the Coast Guard



Parnevik nearly severs finger
Slam! Sports Sun, 01 Apr 2012 21:32 PM PDT
Jesper Parnevik's career is in doubt after he nearly severed his right index finger in a boating accident, the Golf Channel reported Friday. 


 Teen girl injured in jet-ski accident
The Courier Mail Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:10 PM PDT
A TEENAGE girl has suffered serious head injuries in a jet-ski accident near Sea World on the Gold Coast.

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