National Safe Boating Week May 19-25
National Safe Boating Week is May 19-25; Safe boating events planned in Ridley Township, Tinicum Township
Ridley Town Talk
Wed, 09 May 2012 11:25 AM PDT
The recreational boating season is here and Flotilla 4-2, 5NR
of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary would like to remind boaters that safety
on the water will ensure the enjoyment and fun for all onboard. Some
suggestions for safe and fun filled trips:
FIELD GUIDE: Safe Boating Week begins May 19
Green Bay Press Gazette
May 19-25 is National Safe Boating Week. Learn five key boating safety tips at www.boatingsafety.com. Anyone who has never taken a safety course is encouraged to do so. Check the options available at http://dnr.wi.gov/org/ es/enforcement/safety/ ..
Safe boating class set for Saturday
Midland Daily News
Wed, 09 May 2012 10:15 AM PDT
A one day boating safety class, "About Boating Safely," will be taught on Saturday at Coast Guard Station Saginaw River.
Wild Wednesday: Boating
KFSM Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Wed, 09 May 2012 05:37 AM PDT
Chad Lowe with the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center discusses boating classes and boating safety.
Be safe on Lake Anna, take a boating safety course
The Central Virginian
Wed, 09 May 2012 12:26 PM PDT
The third phase of the Virginia mandatory boating safety law requires all personal watercraft
(PWC) operators age 14 and older as well persons age 30 and under
operating a boat powered by a 10 HP motor or greater to have
successfully completed an approved boating safety course by July 1. Any
boater who is stopped by law enforcement and found to be not in
compliance with the law may be subject to ...
Safe boating class set for Saturday
Midland Daily News
A one day boating safety class, "About Boating
Safely," will be taught on Saturday at Coast Guard Station Saginaw
River. The class will run from 8 am until approximately 5 pm, with a
mid-day lunch break on your own. The class will be taught by
Boater education course set for May 19 at Lake Red Rock
Newton Daily News
Thu, 10 May 2012 10:41 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a boater education course at the Lake Red Rock Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
Boating Safety News:
Boating after dark has hazards, Coast Guard warns
As a part of its annual summer boating safety campaign, the US Coast Guard has recently issued several PSAs for recreational boaters that unquestionably apply to those in Hawaii who venture offshore. The first of these is directed at those who are ...
Boating safety is key this summer
So Md News
Last year, the number of people who died in boating
accidents in Maryland was double the average of each of the previous 10
years. This statistic is being attributed to the warmer weather and
additional months with summer-like temperatures we had last ...
Statistics show that drowning is the leading cause of death in more than 70 percent of all boating
accidents each year. The US Coast Guard requires each recreational boat
be equipped with an appropriate life jacket for each person on board.
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers free vessel safety inspections
Escanaba Daily Press
By Keith Shelton - Staff Writer , Daily Press ESCANABA - Lake Michigan can be a boater's
paradise with its vast waters and ample fishing opportunities. However,
if unprepared, it can also be unforgiving. That's why Ray Smits, with
the United States ...
'Boat rage' on the rise
Sentinel and Enterprise
A Westford boater
was arraigned in Ayer District Court last week for an incident last
June on an area lake. He is accused of deliberately running his boat
into a couple on a Jet Ski in retaliation for being cut off, according
to court document
Bay Area's Tradewinds Sailing School and Club Offers Safety Seminar
PR Web (press release)
Tradewinds Sailing School and Club, a Bay Area sailing club near Sacramento that offers sailing lessons, sailboat
rentals and charter boats, is hosting a sailing safety seminar on May
17 at the West Marine store in Richmond. The seminar, titled “What's ..
Local Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 70 years of service
Thu, 10 May 2012 08:27 AM PDT
FAIRHAVEN â On May 14, 1942, the "New Bedford Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1N-0605" was formed by a small group of local boating enthusiasts. Records from the earliest days tell us there were 17 charter members.
Grant funds boating patrols
Thu, 10 May 2012 05:36 AM PDT
FREMONT -- Sandusky County boaters should be aware the sheriff's office will be on the water more this year.
Life jackets - to wear or not to wear, that is the question
Even though the numbers of the boaters seem to be declining due to the price of fuel and the general decline of the economy, there is still a need to be aware of boating safety. The US Coast Guard and its Auxiliary are on the water and at the launching ...
Body Found in Ocean Identified as Missing Yacht Skipper
Los Angeles Times
SAN DIEGO -- A body found near the Coronado Islands on Sunday has been identified as 'Aegean' yacht
skipper, 49-year-old Theo Mavromatis. The Redondo Beach resident and
three other men were taking part in an annual Newport-to-Ensenada race
ID of body found in river Saturday released
Wed, 09 May 2012 11:02 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
Man Pleads No Contest in Fatal Boat Crash
Wed, 09 May 2012 07:44 AM PDT
A man accused of drunken boating in an accident that killed a
passenger in Guilford in 2009 has pleaded no contest to manslaughter and
other charges and agreed to serve 3Â½ years in
Search on for missing Camp Far West boater
Thu, 10 May 2012 10:22 AM PDT
A major search is going on for a missing fisherman at Camp Far West Lake after other boaters
discovered his boat capsized early this morning, according to the Yuba
County Sheriff's Department. Just after noon today, Yuba County Sgt.
Greig Sizelove said the entire shoreline has been searched..
Man falls from sailboat, found after spending several hours in Clear Lake
Lake County News
An elderly Lakeport man had to be flown to a regional trauma center for treatment Tuesday night after falling from his sailboat and spending several hours in Clear Lake. The 77-year-old man, whose name was not released, was found by paramedics in tules ...
Two rescued after sailboat runs aground
Nova News Now
Two men on a sailing trip from New Hampshire to PEI had to be plucked from a life raft after their sailboat
Paper Moon ran aground near the approaches to Shelburne Harbour
Wednesday night. After issuing a Mayday call, the two sailors got into a
Dog dies in Agate Passage boat fire Thursday morning
The Kitsap Sun
Thu, 10 May 2012 18:48 PM PDT
A man who moors his 30-foot motor vessel at the Brownsville Marina was saved by a passing boater, according to North Kitsap Fire and Rescue.