Gas prices affecting boater habits
LAKE TEXOMA -- Friday dozens of boaters
revved up their engines for the first time this year on Lake Texoma,
but several say it was not today's heat that was making them sweat it
was the boat load of money they had to fork out for gas.
Boating Safety News:
TWRA Enforcing Boater Safety
News Channel 5 Nashville
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 18:32 PM PDT
With warmer than normal temperatures, activity is already picking up
on Old Hickory Lake one month earlier than usual. The Tennessee Wildlife
Resource Agency (TWRA) officers are also on the water conducting safety
Boating Safety News:
Boating: Check, maintain your oil levels
is important that you check and maintain the proper oil level in all
the motors that you have on board. Boats with twin screws will have two
motors. They can be outboards, inboard/outboards (IOs) or direct-drive
Boater safety course set in Southport
The Chemung County Sheriff's Office will host a free state Boater Safety Course from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm April 14 at the Southport Fire Department, 1001 Carl St. in Elmira. Pre-registration is required and limited seating is available for the first 50
Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department to hold boating safety course
The Sheboygan Press
The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department will be conducting a Wisconsin Boating Safety Course for individuals interested in recreational boating. The course is 12 hours long and will be held at the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department, ...
Boater safety classes offered by Fulton Schools
The Morning Sun
Sun, 08 Apr 2012 18:18 PM PDT
Fulton Schools is offering a Boater Safety Class Thursdays April 19 and April 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Fulton High School, room 106B
Man falls off yacht, drowns at Tas lagoon
A man has drowned after falling overboard from a yacht
into a lagoon in Tasmania's south-east. A woman sent a distress call
summoning emergency crews to Lagoon Beach, near Sloping Main on the
Tasman Peninsula after her 66-year-old husband fell off ...
Search resumes for 17-yo SA boater
Sky News Australia
Search resumes for 17-yo SA boater
Updated: 13:23, Saturday April 7, 2012 The search for a missing
teenager in South Australia continues at sunrise after rough seas caused
his boat to capsize and killed a fellow boater. The 17-year-old is missing near ...
Teenager dies in boat capsize
The Courier Mail
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 07:00 AM PDT
A LARRIKIN with a great future - that's how friends and family of
Hayden Carey described the popular teen, who was killed in a boating accident nearÂ Ingham.
Two children die after boating accident on Clearwater Lake
of the children who were hospitalized after their boat capsized in
Clearwater Lake in northern Minnesota on Friday have died of
hypothermia. They were 2 and 6 years old. Their 8-year-old brother
remains in critical condition at Children's Hospital ...
Three skippers detained over fatal yacht accident
China Economic Net
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 23:51 PM PDT
Three skippers were detained Friday after a yachting accident on
Taihu Lake in east China's Jiangsu Province, killing four people and
injuring four others Wednesday, local officials said Saturday.
Russian yacht goes missing in Antarctic
Daily News & Analysis
A world-record breaking yacht
with a crew of four Russians and four Ukrainians on board has gone
missing off the Antarctic coast while performing a polar
circumnavigation voyage, an expedition spokesperson said. Navigation
officers have failed to
Water search continues for missing man in Barron County
WQOW TV News 18
Barron County (WQOW) - The Barron County Sheriff says they are still searching for a missing boater near Birchwood. They say they found a boat on Friday, but didn't find the man who was supposed to be in it on Red Cedar Lake.
UPDATE: Search for missing boater called off for the night in Barron County
WQOW Eau Claire
Sun, 08 Apr 2012 18:23 PM PDT
Authorities are continuing the search for the third day for a boater they think went overboard on a Barron County lake.
Yacht goes down in rough seas
Port Campbell SIX men were rescued when their yacht sunk off Port Campbell overnight. The crew was plucked from the water shortly after midnight when their yacht Inception came to grief in rough seas. A search and rescue mission was launched after the ...
Crews scramble to save children after sailboat capsizes
DEBS – Three young children are hospitalized after the sailboat
they were in capsized Friday afternoon. “It's not a very good day
today,” Clearwater County Sheriff Mike Erickson said Beltrami and
Clearwater County sheriff's officials pack up an empty .
1 hurt in boating accident on river
KPRC Local 2 Houston
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:32 PM PDT
A person is thrown out of a boat on the San Jacinto River.
Raw: Two injured after boating accident on Lake Houston
KHOU 11 Houston
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:27 PM PDT
HOUSTON â Two people were injured Friday in a boating accident
in northeast Harris County. It happened at about 3:30 p.m. just south
of Lake Houston and north of Highway 90. One person managed to swim to
the shore, but firefighters had to rescue the other person. Witnesses
said the man may have had a broken leg. Both of the individuals were
taken to the hospital.
Victim Rescued Following Boating Accident Near Annapolis
An 18-year-old man spent the night sitting on his capsized sailboat
in the middle of the shipping channel in the Chesapeake Bay just south
of the Bay Bridge. Anne Arundel County Fire Department Battalion Chief
Steve Thompson say that the man set sail ...
Houseboat goes over Peoria lock and dam
Peoria Journal Star
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 22:01 PM PDT
A 66-foot houseboat was damaged when it went over the Peoria Lock and Dam on Saturday.
Dozens escape sinking riverboat in Carlsbad
Boaters already on the river joined in. By the time Phelps and other fire department crews arrived, boaters
had started ferrying the 44 passengers on the George Washington to
shore, some slightly wet but otherwise unharmed, Phelps said.