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Capital City Weekly
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:44 AM PDT
HYDABURG - Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will
offer a one day Emergency Drill Conductor course on May 5 at the
Hydaburg School. The course begins at 8 a.m. This course meets the Coast Guard requirements for commercial fishing vessels.
Sturgeon Bay: Coast Guard offering boat safety classes
Door County Advocate
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:08 AM PDT
The local Coast Guard Auxiliary flotilla will have
three Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource boating safety classes
this spring on Saturday in Luxemburg, on May 5 in Sturgeon Bay and on
June 9 in Sister Bay. The course materials cover boating terminology and
safe boat handling including personal watercraft, paddling sports,
federal and state regulations and aids to navigation. A DNR warden .
Waterman offers boating safety course
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 04:11 AM PDT
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Safe boating course slated
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sgt. Travis Huval conducts a safe boating
class in Baton Rouge last year. A similar class will be held May 12 at
the Bossier City Academy Sports + Outdoors store. / Special to The Times
In celebration of ...
Boating Safety News:
Law enforcement tip of the week
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:11 PM PDT
Beginning in 2010, it became mandatory for all Oregon boaters 12-15 years of age to possess a boater
education card when operating power boats greater than 10 horsepower.
This law went into effect in 1999 and was implemented in phases over the
Coast Guard boating safety lessons at Bucksport underscored by recent tragedies
Bangor Daily News
Elementary School kindergartners (from left) Elizabeth Rainey, Maureen
Tyne, Tristan Davis and Guinevere Berry get to sit behind the controls
of a 26-foot US Coast Guard boat on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, as part
of a boating safety
Boaters, keep an eye out for saltwater survey
May, 60000 boat owners in the Northeast will receive invitations to
participate in a boat season survey that will document popular
recreational saltwater boating routes and activities, including boaters' contribution to state economies.
Yacht accident survivor wants more focus on safety
Seattle Post Intelligencer
A girl tosses flowers from a boat
into the water, during a memorial flotilla for five sailors who were
killed in a yacht race last weekend, in Belvedere, Calif., Saturday,
April 21, 2012. Nearly a hundred boats from throughout the Bay area took part in .
ACE Marine Facilities Group Offers New Electrical Safety Tips for Marina ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the 2012 boating season at full
speed or in preparation for upcoming activity in many parts of the
country, it's essential for marina and yacht club owners and operators to recognize the importance of ...
Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather SportsBoating Safety
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:35 PM PDT
Boating season came a little early due to the nice weather so far this year and the Division of Watercraft
wants to make sure everyone is safe on the waterways in Ohio. There are
a few reminders for boaters that get out on state park waters.
Three Spring Boating Safety Tips
WFN: World Fishing Network
In many parts of the country, anglers and boaters
are taking advantage of the unusually warm weather, but some may be
forgetting that cold waters still lurk beneath the keel. Here are three
easy safety tips from BoatUS that will help get you safely
Wardens find body of missing boater in northern Aroostook County
Bangor Daily News
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:45 PM PDT
Cpl. Mike Joy (left) and Wardens Bruce Loring and Mike Pierre (in the water) during Tuesday's Blake Lake search.
Tiburon survivor gives account of yacht tragedy
San Jose Mercury News
By Will Jason, Marin Independent Journal The wave that struck the yacht
Low Speed Chase near the Farallon Islands and ultimately killed five
crew members was "unlike anything I've ever seen outside of big-wave
surf videos," survivor Bryan Chong said ...
No criminal negligence in fatal grounding of yacht on island off San Francisco ...
The 38-foot sailboat
was hit by waves while rounding the island during a race on April 14.
Seven of the Low Speed Chase's eight crew members fell into the chilly
Pacific Ocean. One was found dead later that day and four remain missing
Rescue Officials Find Body of Pasadena Boater
By Kaitlyn Carr The Anne Arundel County Fire Department along with the US Coast Guard found the body of Pasadena boater. Maya T. Prabhu The body of a 43-year-old Pasadena boater was found late Tuesday night by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department ...
Maurice man indicted in White Lake fisherman's death
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:21 PM PDT
A Maurice man is in jail after a grand jury issued a murder indictment in the case of a boater who was found dead after a three-day search of White Lake last year.
Missing boaters body recovered
Crews at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore command center received a call at about 6:30 pm, Tuesday, from someone reporting a boater overdue aboard a 14-foot sailboat. The report said that the boater usually makes local sailing trips returning before sunset
Hebron man dies in boating accident
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:05 AM PDT
A Hebron man has died from injuries he sustained during a boating accident on Mashapaug Pond over the weekend.
Body of missing rafter found in Salmon River
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:28 AM PDT
The body of a central Idaho man who went missing in a weekend rafting accident on the Salmon River has been recovered more than 6 miles downstream from where the raft struck a submerged log.
Settlement reached in drowning rescue suit in NH
NH—The children of a Vermont woman who drowned while being transported
by a New Hampshire-based airboat rescue squad have reached a settlement
in their lawsuit against the squad, the boat's manufacturer and the town of Springfield,
Coast Guard searches for missing Mt. Pleasant boater
Florence Morning News
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:43 PM PDT
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater 16-miles east of Charleston, Tuesday. Missing is Ronald Fowler, 36 from Mt. Pleasant.
Search for boater off Newport coast
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:34 PM PDT
Officials believe the 48-year-old man fell off the Boston bound tugboat around about nine miles off the coast of Newport.
Boater reported missing on Lake Shasta
By Record Searchlight staff The Shasta County Sheriff's Boating Safety Unit is looking for a missing boater
on Lake Shasta this morning. The person missing is described as a
61-year-old white man who was last seen in a 13-foot-aluminum fishing
Firefighters Rescue Boater At Eastern Point Beach
Acting Fire Captain Ray Hart said an emergency call came in at about 8 pm about a boater in distress. Hart said the boater
was drifting, came within about 50 feet of the rocks and called for
help from his cell phone. The original plan was to have the ...
Two Boys Rescued After Sailboat Capsizes
Steve Fermier and AP The Coast Guard has rescued two boys after their 14-foot sailboat
capsized off the coast of Little Cove Point near Lusby. A crew from the
Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes responded after seeing the capsized
boat about 4 pm Tuesday.
Couple and grandaughter rescued after boat capsizes
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:04 PM PDT
The Lane County Sheriff's Office was called out to Monday night to
search for a Springfield area couple and their granddaughter who went
missing while boating on the McKenzie river.
Quick response contains boat fire on Lake Union
crews responded to the scene, in the 2400 block of Westlake Ave North,
at about 1:05 am after receiving 911 calls reporting flames the back end
of a sailboat moored on Lake Union. The first units on the scene found flames shooting from a 45-foot ...
Coast Guard Helps to Free Sailboat
9&10 News Cadillac
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 07:58 AM PDT
The Coast Guard helped to free a sailboat and her crew
after they became stuck in the St. Mary's River. It happened last night,
the boat ran aground around midnight near Johnson's Point. The crew
Yacht ran aground
Isle of Wight County Press
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:19 AM PDT
AN RNLI lifeboat was called out yesterday (Wednesday) to help a yacht stuck in the mud.
New invasive species sticker required on all Minn. boats
Minnesota Public Radio
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 03:56 AM PDT
There's one more item on the to-do list for Minnesota boaters as they
prepare to head to the lakes and rivers - a new law requires all watercraft to have a sticker listing the rules for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Reminder To Boaters To Check For Mussels
who live in, or are traveling through, Denver, Grand Junction or Hot
Sulphur Springs have access to advance inspections and decontamination
facilities. Parks officials say it is important for boaters to take responsibility and get their boats
Abundant waters create boating opportunities
And when it comes to boating in the Rochester region, one merely needs to pick his or her head up to bump into water and some form of floating recreation. Boating was once the transportation mode that enabled exploration and development of upstate New ...
'Boating Community' Gets Waiver from Local Law
Timothy Rath Fifteen-year West Bloomfield resident Kathleen Budka said
Tuesday that the Riding Club Home Owners Association is a "boating community." Residents of a self-described boating community that claimed they needed to be exempt from township ...