Boating Safety Class Set For May 5
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 16-07 Chattanooga, will provide a Boating
Safely Class on Saturday, May 5. The class will be held at the US Coast
Guard Station in Chattanooga at 3551 Old Harrison Pike. The class
starts at 8 am and lasts until ...
Troop H to offer boater safety course
St. Joseph News-Press
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:48 PM PDT
As summer approaches, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is preparing
for the boating season. On April 28, troopers will offer a boater safety certification course in order to operate any water vessel on Missouri waterways.
Troop H to offer boater safety course
On April 28, troopers will offer a boater
safety certification course in order to operate any water vessel on
Missouri waterways. Trooper Mike Malone said the course will educate the
public about Missouri lakes and rivers as well as certify
Boating knowledge becomes family affair for Closson clan
Wed, 18 Apr 2012 06:18 AM PDT
TREMONT â In full uniform, 87-year-old Larry Closson, a retired Coast Guard
Auxiliary member, awarded his great-grandson, 10-year-old lobsterman
Jason Ward, a certificate of completion in the boating course that Mr.
Closson has taught on Mount Desert Island for more than four decades.
Since March of 1970, Mr. Closson has captained the 13-week adult
education course called âboating skills and ...
On the Water Special Boating Section: Coast Guard Auxiliary offers education, fun
Blaine Northern Light
“Our whole purpose is safe boating
and educating the public,” Cordrey said, but there are many ways
auxiliary members can do that, some on the water and some off. “There
are a phenomenal number of different activities available to members,”
Map-Maker Sees Hudson River From a Boater's Perspective
By Jessie Jafet It is called “The World's Most Complete Guide for Small Boaters to New York State's Upper and Mid-Hudson River Estuary” and for Hudson River lovers, boaters and artists alike, this new map is a real keepsake. Albany-based Bill Newman .
Volunteer boaters needed to help veterans at event
Fort Madison Daily Democrat
Organizers are making a special request to local boaters
and fishermen to assist in hosting a veteran for a day of fishing on
Sunday, June 3. Trophies will be awarded for the top teams and all
participating warriors will receive tackle packets.
Newport opens 'home' Maritime Center for visiting boaters
Designed for transient boaters, the aim is to provide the harbor amenities that visiting boaters
need. The Armory, built in 1884, is located at 365 Thames St. The
Maritime Center project has rehabilitated 8000 square feet of the
Boaters give green light to anchoring rule
proposed law apparently would not create hardships for cruising sailors
or liveaboards, said Charmaine Smith Ladd, a Marathon resident who
serves as executive director of the Boaters' Anchoring Rights and Responsibilities group.
ODNR funding for navigational aids in the area
The Daily Jeffersonian
Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:05 AM PDT
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Watercraft
announced it is awarding $38,000 to six entities including the
Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District to obtain and place marine
buoys, signs and other navigational aids on...
Boaters, property owners face off at Irondequoit meeting
standing room only crowd that spilled into the Town Hall lobby, and
even outside, came out for a public hearing on amendments to the town of
Irondequoit's boats and boating law last night. By Linda Quinlan, staff writer After almost two hours, ...
Boating Safety News:
Officials urge boating safety after crash
tragedy that left a father and son dead this past weekend is a reminder
that boat safety and activities in south Louisiana require special
attention. Officials say boats and Jet Skis with powerful engines on
lightweight hulls can be a recipe ...
Man in fatal boating incident likely will avoid any jail time
Oglesby urged Purnell to make a statement to boaters
who allow others to bow ride on their vessels, an offense he said is
common in the waters throughout Maryland. The US Coast Guard lists it as
one of the most likely ways for a person to get killed or ...
Booze ban on Peanut Island won't stop party on the water
A move to ban booze at a popular South Florida spot for boaters
will do little to curb the party on water. Starting May 18, alcohol is
off limits on Peanut Island in Palm Beach County, a decision made after
years of complaints about rowdy behavior.
Applicants needed for Boating Advisory Commission
South Sound Business Examiner
Wed, 18 Apr 2012 13:18 PM PDT
The commission that advises Pierce County government on matters
relating to boating conditions and safety is seeking new members. The
Boating Advisory Commission has openings for volunteers who live in
Pierce County. Members serve as an advisory board to the sheriff, the
county executive and the County Council. The commission reviews county watercraft regulations and recommends amendments to ...
New Boater-Assistance Company Opens on Grand Lake, OK - Grand Lake Towing ...
Tom Benton, two lifelong boaters, friends and well-known marine professionals on Oklahoma's Grand Lake, have started a new service that will be a boon to boaters who need a jumpstart, run out of fuel, have a mechanical breakdown or run aground.
Now is the Time for NY's Marinas, Boaters & Anglers to Battle Hydrilla
By WBNG News Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) -- Marina operators, boaters
and anglers are the front line for preventing the spread of Hydrilla
verticillata, a nasty aquatic invasive plant, and now is the time to act
says Cornell University Cooperative
Cause not yet determined in James River boating death
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:33 AM PDT
Charles Riggleman planned to spend Saturday afternoon fishing with his nephew on the James River.
SFPD launches investigation into fatal Farallon yacht race crash
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:52 PM PDT
San Francisco police detectives Tuesday launched their investigation
into a fatal sailboat accident that claimed the lives of five crew
members during the annual Full Crew Farallones Race. Authorities told
KTVU they would begin interviewing witnesses on Tuesday. The islands are
officially part of the City and County of San Francisco and the
investigation is being handled the district attorney ..
Olympia man goes missing on river rafting trip
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:57 PM PDT
CHEHALIS, Wash. â Searchers are looking for an Olympia man last seen
on the Chehalis River Saturday. The Lewis County Sheriffâs Office said
Daniel Kuhn, 24, was taking part in the annual Pe Ell River Run between
Pe Ell and Doty. Kuhn was rafting with several other people and was last seen on a small rubber raft in the Chehalis River near the Elk Creek Road Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Kuhn ...
Man missing after boat sinks
A woman swims for three hours to make it to shore but a man is feared drowned after their boat
capsized off the Gold Coast Tuesday night. A woman was forced to swim
at least three hours to shore in darkness, and a man remains missing,
after a freak .
Boating victim's body found
Two men were boating
from Bloodvein to Matheson Island around 2:30 pm Nov. 14, 2011 when the
boat hit a reef and flipped. (Google Maps) A 66-year-old man who
disappeared after a boating accident in November has been found dead.
Stranded fisherman rescued
Pacific Daily News
Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:01 PM PDT
After a lengthy search, a Navy helicopter found a missing fisherman and his stranded Jet Ski in the waters between Guam and Rota yesterday evening.
Police Reports: Boater Flees, Leaving Father and Son, 5, in the Water
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is trying to identify the boater
who allegedly caused the accident and fled the scene. Police said the
father and son were in a Jon flat bottom boat near the Lake Zoar boat
ramp when ...
Boaters rescued off Vilano Beach
Authorities rescued two boaters and a dog off the coast of Vilano Beach. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office received a call of a boater in distress around 9:30 on Monday night. Witnesses told authorities the boaters lost power and their boat faced ...
2 rescued from capsized sailboat
An Ocean Rescue lifeguard rescued marooned boater Ruth Ann Akroyd, 51, of Fort Lauderdale, on a Jet Ski. The other boater, Raymond Clayton, 48, was rescued by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department's marine unit.
Two rescued off Fort Lauderdale after boat capsizes
(Sun Sentinel/Joe Cavaretta / Apr 16, 2012) A man and woman were plucked from choppy seas Monday afternoon after their sailboat capsized near Port Everglades Inlet. The 17-foot tri-hulled boat overturned and partially sank around noon offshore of the .
1 person hurt in yacht fire along NE Marine Dr.
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:37 PM PDT
PORTLAND - One person was hurt in a boat fire on the Columbia River
Tuesday. Portland Fire & Rescue said the fire broke out on a 32-foot
yacht that was close to fuel pumps at the Tyee Yacht Club
onÂ Northeast Marine Drive. One patient was treated for smoke
inhalation and possible burns at the scene. Police also shut down Marine
Drive to eastbound traffic at NE 33rd.
Chicago sailor rescued after boat capsizes -- again
Chicago sailor and a friend were plucked from Lake Michigan when their
sailboat capsized off Montrose Harbor this afternoon -- almost exactly a
year after he was rescued by his wife when a storm flipped the same boat during a birthday celebration.