Power Squadron offers two-day boating course
Port Clinton News Herald
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 05:42 AM PDT
PORT CLINTON -- The Port Clinton Power Squadron is offering a two-day ABC3 Public Boating course from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 and 12 at the Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 East Harbor Road.
Boating safety class offered
Eastern Shore News
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 01:42 AM PDT
MACHIPONGO -- The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
12-02 will be teaching a boat safety course on Monday, April 30,
Wednesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 3 from 5-8 p.m. at the Barrier
Islands Center in Machipongo.
Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron: Avoid boating hazards
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 09:21 AM PDT
Here's an opportunity for boaters to expand their knowledge of local waters.
Boating safety class offered
Delmarva Daily Times
The course is designed for the average boater
and will cover such topics as: the various types and features of boats;
trailering, safe fueling and basic maintenance; the rules of navigation
and finding your way on the water; loading, operating, ...
Dutchess County Sheriff's Department offering boater safety courses
YNN Hudson Valley
For those looking to refresh on boating basics or to learn them in the first place, the Dutchess County Sheriff's office is holding a series of New York State boater's safety courses. The course is mandated for jet skiers age fourteen and up, ...
Boating Safety News:
Yacht racing off Californian coast suspended
racing off the coast of northern California has been suspended by the
US Coast Guard following an accident that killed five people west of San
Francisco earlier this month. Laura Munoz, executive director of the Yacht Racing Association of San
Soapbox: Safe boating on Monterey Bay depends on knowledge
The Salinas Californian
The purpose of this week is to remind the public of boating's inherent dangers and that there is much that the individual boater can do to minimize the danger. The reality is that anyone can buy a boat. And, anyone can take a boat out onto the water
Safe fun on the water
Burlington Hawk Eye
or at least managing, those on-the-water moments often is a matter of
following well-established guidelines, as well as boating laws, said Susan Stocker, boating law administrator and education coordinator in the law enforcement bureau of
Three safety tips for the spring fishing and boating season
Smith Mountain Eagle
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's three
easy safety tips from BoatUS.com/foundation that will help you get safely through the spring ...
Jet-ski service a real lifesaver in Kingston
Leader Community Newspapers
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:36 PM PDT
THE Kingston Rescue Water Craft service, which patrolled Mentone and Frankston this season, saved 22 lives.
Boating Deaths Rose Significantly in 2011
Southern Maryland Online
most accidents, injuries and fatalities occur during the summer months,
often peaking in July, when the water is warm and there are many more
recreational boaters. But accidents can occur at all times of the year, and last year's warmer than ...
Maryland Boating Deaths Rose Significantly in 2011
The Chestertown Spy
deaths in Maryland last year were nearly double the average annual
number recorded by the Department of Natural Resources in the past
decade, and unusually warm weather could be a major reason for the jump.
From 2001 to 2010, the average number ...
ID of body found in river Saturday released
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:48 AM PDT
The identity of a White Bear Lake man who died in an apparent boating accident on the St. Croix River over the weekend was released Monday by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Hebron man dies after boating accident
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:42 AM PDT
A Hebron man died Wednesday from injuries he received during a boating accident in Union on Saturday, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said.
Man's body found in Stockton Harbor
Bangor Daily News
The owner of a sailboat
moored in Stockton Harbor in Stockton Springs was found dead on the
shore early Friday morning. The man, whose name is not being released,
is believed to have fallen into the water Thursday night while climbing
from a skiff into ...
91-foot tour boat burns at Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:33 AM PDT
A 91-foot tour boat went up in flames early Friday at Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal. The Coast Guard says no one was injured, and Seattle firefighters prevented flames from spreading to other vessels.
Two boats destroyed by fire off Captiva
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 21:44 PM PDT
Two boats that caught fire off Captiva Saturday evening are a total
loss, according to Capitva Fire District reports on the incident. One of
the vessels, a houseboat, sank about 500 feet offshore. The second, a powerboat, drifted into mangroves where it remains awaiting to be towed away.
Danger and damages high in houseboat fire
Lake Powell Chronicle
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:30 PM PDT
PAGE â The Page Fire Department was dispatched to the All Seasons
Boat and Mini Storage at 9:15 a.m. April 18. Fire officials said they
could see black smoke reaching about 300 feet into the air from the
Missing boater rescued from Taunton River, headed to hospital
Fall River Herald News
By Anonymous Emergency workers pulled a man from the Taunton River Friday evening near Bicentennial Park after a boating mishap. Police and fire personnel had been searching for the man for about 45 minutes. He was initially in the water north of ...
Missing river kayaker is found safe
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:51 PM PDT
Rescue workers from Lancaster and York counties searched the
Susquehanna River for a missing kayaker Friday night. They found the boater
safe and sound. According to radio dispatches, a woman called 911
around 9 p.m. to report that her sister was missing. The two had been
kayaking together, the woma...
Feedback: Fort Drum Soldier Saves Boater's Life
WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:15 PM PDT
A Fort Drum soldier was in the right place at the right time and saved the life of a boater in Redwood earlier this month.
Archusa Boating Accident
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 09:12 AM PDT
A Saturday morning boating accident has reportedly resulted in serious injuries.
Portland man who injured two people with out-of-control watercraft gets 45 days in jail
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 16:16 PM PDT
Didur, 21, was riding the watercraft dangerously close to
shore at North Fork Reservoir on the Clackamas River when the vehicle
became airborne, hit a woman sitting on a dock and injured a 12-year-old
Boat accident injures four
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun A 34-foot boat
carrying 10 people hit an unlit channel marker in the Severn River near
the Route 450 bridge about 3 am Saturday, injuring four, police said.
Cpl. Steve Stauffer of the Maryland Department of Natural ...
Charter boat runs aground, six assisted
HATTERAS, NC (WAVY) - The Coast Guard assisted six people off a 46-foot charter boat
that ran aground in Hatteras Inlet Saturday morning. Coast Guard
watchstanders received a report of an aground vessel, the Nancy K,
around 6:45 am that had eight
Compromises on boat laws sought in Irondequoit
Town officials met Thursday with boaters
and residents to work toward a compromise on proposed boating laws that
have put those groups at odds. “There's clearly a problem, and we want
to address it,” said Councilman Paul Marasco.
State fines 3 watercraft guides
Key West Citizen
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:13 PM PDT
State wildlife officers cited tour guides with three watersports
companies this week after allegedly catching them conducting personal watercraft tours in federal wildlife refuges, which is... read more
Invasive-species boating bill advances
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The bill affecting boaters
gives the Department of Natural Resources authority to establish
inspection stations near water accesses; boat inspections would be
mandatory at those sites. Minnesota's 800000 boaters would be required to pass a course on .
California man makes deal to keep antique boat in yard
A Southern California man who's been restoring a 72-foot antique boat
in his side yard has reached a settlement with Newport Beach, just as
the city's nuisance suit was set to go to trial Monday. Dennis Holland
said Saturday that city officials agreed ...