Boating Safety Is For Life

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

National Safe Boating Week May 19-25

 Try On the No. 1 Boating Safety Tip
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The council is trying to educate boaters that it is not enough to just have a few lifejackets stuffed in a locker onboard the boat – you must wear the lifejackets to increase your chances of surviving serious accidents. The National Safe Boating ...


National Safe Boating Week
KATC Lafayette News
National Safe Boating Week, which takes place May 19-25, 2012, is an initiative aimed at improving boater behavior through education, awareness and training to make recreational boating a safe and enjoyable experience by reducing boating accidents.


ON THE WATER: National Safe Boating Week Means Free Rides
Gazette Newspapers
It's National Safe Boating Week next week, and the United States Sailing Center of Long Beach is getting into the swing of things with an open house with free sailboat rides on Saturday, May 19, to kick off the week. The USSCLB runs programs for high ...


Officers urge boater safety as summer nears
Local 10 Miami Fri, 18 May 2012 09:57 AM PDT
National Safe Boating Week kicks off this Monday, and law enforcement agencies want to remind everyone about the dangers of boating under the influence. "Do not drink alcohol while you're out on the boat. Make sure that you designate a sober skipper and boat smart from the start," said Cmdr. Officer Joe Abeya with the Coast Guard.  Marines agencies from across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach ... 



Safe Boating Week warns of marine weather risks
Baltimore Sun Fri, 18 May 2012 08:14 AM PDT
Small craft advisories are a common occurrence on the Chesapeake Bay, so take note that tomorrow begins the National Weather Serviceâs Safe Boating Week , in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and other groups. 


 National Safe Boating Week
KATC 3 Lafayette Fri, 18 May 2012 07:24 AM PDT
National Safe Boating Week, which takes place May 19-25, 2012, is an initiative aimed at improving boater behavior through education, awareness and training to make recreational boating a safe and enjoyable experience by reducing boating accidents. The campaign encourages all boaters to wear a properly-fitted personal floatation device when out on the water. Throughout NSBW, the Coast Guard ...


 Wear A Life Jacket To Work, Promote Safe Boating
CBS Baltimore Fri, 18 May 2012 10:28 AM PDT
Don't be surprised if a co-worker is wearing a life jacket in the office. 


Safe boating Always wear a lifejacket w
Creston News Advertiser Fri, 18 May 2012 09:35 AM PDT
Always wear a lifejacket while on the water is the message of a week-long safe boating campaign beginning May 19. 



NOAA, National Safe Boating Council promote National Safe Boating Week
eNews Park Forest
According to the US Coast Guard, there were more than 4000 boating accidents, including 758 deaths, in 2011. Seventy percent of all fatal boating accident victims drowned, and of those, 84 percent were reported as not wearing a life jacket.


 Safe Boating Week warns of marine weather risks
Baltimore Sun (blog)
By Scott Dance Small craft advisories are a common occurrence on the Chesapeake Bay, so take note that tomorrow begins the National Weather Service's Safe Boating Week, in partnership with the US Coast Guard and other groups. The weather service will ..


Boater Education:

 Boater Safety Course in Delta County
WBUP - WBKP Marquette Fri, 18 May 2012 12:35 PM PDT
The Delta County Sheriff's office will be conducting a two-day boater safety course. On Monday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 23 the class will meet from 6-8:45 p.m. in room 209 of the Gladstone Junior High School.


Boating Safety News:

  Coast Guard Encourages Boating Safety
NBC Miami Fri, 18 May 2012 10:01 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard is urging residents to be careful as boating season takes off Photo Credit: colinbphoto/Instagram 


 More cuts to Coast Guard Services reduces safety, CAW says
PR Newswire Fri, 18 May 2012 09:16 AM PDT
TORONTO, May 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Coast Guard has announced that it will further reduce its safety services to mariners beginning in 2014 and 2015 by closing ten marine communications and traffic services centres across Canada, the CAW says. After reducing staff at most of...


Coast Guard station here?
Fernandina Beach News-Leader Fri, 18 May 2012 07:26 AM PDT
The possibility of bringing a permanent U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue operation to Fernandina Beach was discussed Thursday at a meeting between city commissioners and members of the Nassau County Ocean Highway & Port Authority.
 

 Kitsilano search-and-rescue station a victim of Coast Guard budget cuts
Vancouver Sun Fri, 18 May 2012 07:24 AM PDT
VANCOUVER - The Kitsilano Coast Guard search and rescue station is being shut down by the federal government due to budget cuts, a move that will increase response times to emergency calls. 


 MADD targets impaired Windsor area boaters
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Fri, 18 May 2012 09:31 AM PDT
In an effort to curb impaired boating, the Windsor chapter of MADD will post 40 new signs at harbours and marinas in Windsor-Essex.


Fatalities:

Boater from Winona missing in Mississippi River
WEAU-TV 13
The comment sections of our web site are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers but we are not obligated to post all comments. We especially will not post those we feel inappropriate or violate ..


Boating Accidents

Richland Yacht Club fire victim in serious condition
TheNewsTribune.com
Donna Smith was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after the boat fire Monday near the Richland Yacht Club. She suffered burns on 100 percent of her body, said Cris Mallory, a friend of Smith's husband, Rick. "She was on the boat when it 


 Boat sinks for second time in Ketchikan harbor
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
by AP In this May 16, 2012 photo, the 60-foot long Diehless, built by the Astoria Boat Building Co. in 1916 as a freight ship, is sunk in Ward Cove harbor in Ketchikan, Alaska. The boat also sank in March 2010 but was salvaged and refloated.


 Rescued boater could face fines
Danville News
By Marcia Moore The Daily Item SHAMOKIN DAM — The boater who went over the Adam T. Bower Memorial Dam had ample warning he was getting too close and his plight should serve as a reminder to those who plan to enjoy the Susquehanna River this season, ...


 Hilton Head boater rescued from Calibogue Sound after three-hour struggle
Hilton Head Island Packet
Capin, who said he's an experienced boater, estimated he was traveling 30 miles per hour. He was not wearing a life jacket. The vessel continued moving after Capin was fell off. An off-duty Daufuskie firefighter found the boat Wednesday morning ...


 Man Rushed To Hospital After Watercraft Accident On Delaware River
CBS Philadelphia Fri, 18 May 2012 13:21 PM PDT
A man riding a personal watercraft on Friday was knocked unconscious after attempting to jump a wave on the Delaware River, according to authorities.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please feel free to ask a question or leave a comment on the subject of Boating. Ads or links to commercial web sites will be deleted.