Boating Safety News:
Boat-owners warned on low lake water levels
The Irish Times
Sun, 08 Apr 2012 18:30 PM PDT
BOAT-OWNERS on inland navigations are being warned that low water
levels caused by the recent dry spell could place their vessels in
danger as the boating season gets under way.
NJ boating law requires safety certificate
By Warren Reporter Take the class “All Hands on Deck” to comply with New Jersey's new boating laws. Classes will be held at Merrill Creek Reservoir Visitor Center, 34 Merrill Creek, Washington on April 14 from 8:30 am to 5 pm The new law applies to all ...
BoatUS Foundation President Chris Edmonston accepts appointments
ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 9, 2012 — BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water President Chris Edmonston was recently appointed to several prestigious boating and fishing organizations. Formerly a member-at-large of the National Safe Boating ..
Coast Guard Rescue At Bodega Bay Leads To Safety Reminder
The trio was spotted on board their disabled vessel by a helicopter and a Coast Guard lifeboat. Boater are urged to let their family members know their time and location of launch, and planned destination before heading out.
Lake Lowell in Canyon County opens Sunday for boating season
Lake Lowell, the massive irrigation reservoir and waterfowl haven in Canyon County, will open for spring boating
on Sunday, April 15. Also on Sunday, the surrounding Deer Flat National
Wildlife Refuge will reopen the Lower Dam Recreation Area, ..
Boater Education Course Offered
Newstalk 1450 KBKW
Montesano, WA - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Montesano Fire Department, will offer a boater education course for Washington boaters. This eight hour course provides boaters the basics of safe boating for ...
Junior sailing classes at CYC in Marblehead open to public
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:32 PM PDT
Sailing classes for young people ages 7 to 14 will be open to both the general public and Corinthian Yacht Club members this summer, the club announced recently.
Boater safety course offered by Sullivan Sheriff
In preparation for this year's season, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office will be conducting a boater
safety course for both adults and children. "Many private vendors are
charging a lot of money for this course", said Sheriff Michael Schiff".
Free Boating Class Offered to Women at Tampa Harbour
Tampa Harbour, in conjunction with MarineMax-Clearwater, will host the “Women on Water” boating
instruction class on Saturday, April 14, at Tampa Harbour, 5200 W.
Tyson Ave. The class, which is free and open to the public, will be held
from 9 am to
Women on Water Boating Lessons Offered
Naples Daily News
Women on Water (WOW) puts women in the driver's seat of single and dual engine boats for an early afternoon of boating instruction at Naples Harbour on Friday, April 13, 8 am until 12:30 pm The lessons are offered at no charge.
Drunk Driving Blamed For Deadly Yacht Accident In Jiangsu
NANJING, April 9 (Bernama) -- A pilot believed to be responsible for a deadly yacht
accident in east China's Jiangsu province was confirmed to be driving
under the influence of alcohol, local authorities said Sunday. A blood
test from Feng Ke'er showed ...
Man drowns trying to save family at Florida's Honeymoon Island
The family was rescued by a boater,
but the man later died at Mease Dunedin Hospital. The incident remains
under investigation by the Florida Department of Environmental
Protection. Calls seeking comment early Monday by FoxNews.com were not immediately ...
Minnesota family asks for prayers after sailboat accident
Duluth News Tribune
Family members were asking for prayers Sunday for an 8-year-old boy who remained hospitalized after a sailboat
accident that claimed the lives of his two brothers. By: Associated
Press report, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Family members were asking
Teens die in boating accident
Sidney Herald Leader
following information was released by Sheridan County Coroner Dave
Fulkerson, an afternoon outing turned to tragedy for five northeastern
Montana teens on Easter Sunday. The five were on a paddle-boat on
Medicine Lake; precisely what happened is ..
Boater Who Floated Aimlessly On Bay Identified
was spotted by the pilot of a freighter about 2 miles south of the Bay
bridge and was rescued by the Coast Guard. His condition at Shock Trauma
was not known. Sgt. Windemuth said the boater had failed to file a boating plan and did not have a
US Coast Guard rescues 10 from overturned boat
WINK TV Southwest Florida
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 08:47 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued 10 people after the boat they were in capsized.
USCG Manistee helps disabled boat
Ludington Daily News
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 08:19 AM PDT
A crew from Coast Guard Station Manistee assisted three boaters aboard a disabled vessel in Lake Michigan Sunday morning, according to the Coast Guard.
Two men arrested after houseboat crashes into dam
Peoria Journal Star
Sun, 08 Apr 2012 22:16 PM PDT
The Illinois Conservation Police arrested two men Saturday after they apparently crashed a houseboat into an Illinois River dam.
Lightning strike causes boat accident Saturday morning
Lake Sun Leader
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 08:10 AM PDT
A boater was lucky not to be injured Saturday after he accidentally ran his boat onto a dock during a late morning thunderstorm April 7.
Two pulled from boat in no-go zone
The Japan Times
Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:40 AM PDT
Two men were rescued from a vessel Tuesday in off-limits waters less
than 20 km from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the Japan Coast Guard said. The coast guard
said it rescued the men, aged 40 and 34, after it received a mayday
saying the 19-ton boat had been swamped by big waves. The crew had
steered the boat, which was used as a floating restaurant, into the
no-go zone after it was ..