Operation Dry Water June 22-24
Police team up to find drunk boaters
Coast Guard is teaming up with local and state police this weekend to
crack down on those who operate a boat while drinking alcohol.
Sheriff's Marine Patrol Unit to take part in 'Operation Dry Water'
Lake County News
Over that three-day weekend there were 43777 vessels and 97648 boaters ... Alcohol can impair a boater's judgment, balance, vision, and reaction time.
Coast Guard, partners, to conduct BUI enforcement
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:42 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard and several other agencies will be patrolling
Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes Friday through Sunday as part of a
nationwide campaign to crack down on boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Wisconsin on the lookout for drunken boaters
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:43 AM PDT
Wisconsin conservation wardens are on the lookout this weekend for
drunken boaters. The wardens and local boat patrols will be looking for
operators whose blood alcohol levels are above the state limit of 0.08
percent. The effort is part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign
that runs Friday through Sunday. Department of Natural Resources boating law administrator Roy Zellmer says the ..
Coast Guard, other authorities to launch Operation Dry Water to crack down on intoxicated boaters
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:03 AM PDT
Federal, state and local marine watercraft officials are again
joining forces this weekend for âOperation Dry Water,â an annual
campaign to corkÂ boaters operating under the influence of drugs or
Searching for impaired boaters in Ohio
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 04:19 AM PDT
The Ohio Department of Natural Resource' Division of Watercraft
is among many state and local marine patrol agencies participating in a
nationwide crackdown on alcohol-impaired boating known as Operation Dry
Water from June 22-24.
Boating Under the Influence Emphasis This Weekend on Lakes
Last year, the Mercer Island Police Department's Marine Patrol arrested boaters on suspicion of BUI in 27 separate incidents on Lake Washington during ..
Boating safety sweeps planned on Barnegat Bay this summer
Asbury Park Press
safety enforcement sweeps will be conducted on Barnegat Bay this summer
by State Police and other agencies, in an effort to make sure safe ...
Officials plan boating-under-the-influence campaign at Lake Oroville
Parks Ranger Travis Gee, along with State Parks lifeguards Chris Darcey
and Will Castillo, patrols Lake Oroville looking for boaters violating rules on ..
Sheriff's deputies to conduct boating under the influence checkpoints at Castaic, Pyramid Lake through Sunday
Los Angeles Daily News
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:51 AM PDT
LOS ANGELES - As part of a national effort to combat the problem of
boaters operating their vessels while impaired, the Los Angeles County
Sheriff's Department will participate in "Operation Dry Water" this
weekend, starting today, authorities said.
Boater Education Course offered Saturday
Corsicana Daily Sun
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:24 PM PDT
New, mandatory boater education classes are being taught at Gander Mountain on Saturday, June 23, and again on July 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Flotilla offers boater safety instruction
The Times Record
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 11:00 AM PDT
WISCASSET U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla 25 will offer three boating
courses at the Wiscasset EMA Center. âThese classes arent just for
skippers. They are very useful for anyone who ventures out on the
water, a release from the flotilla states. The courses are as follows:
Mont. Friends set up camp to teach kids, community how to sail on ...
"First there are no ropes on a sailboat, there are lines." Sailing lingo, he told them, is like a whole different language. They were gathered in Sauer's garage, the ...
Boating Safety News:
Jet ski riders are on notice: stay off Jamaica Bay
New York Daily News
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:24 PM PDT
Jet ski riders wont have Jamaica Bay to cruise around anymore. Federal park officials have started cracking down on jet ski riders, enforcing a ban thats been on the books since 2001.
Georgia more lenient on water than land
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia boaters can drink more alcohol with less fear of being arrested than boaters in many other states.
Cutbacks sink Okanagan boating officer
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:06 AM PDT
Penticton RCMP plan to be on the water again this summer promoting boating safety
Boating safely this summer
ROCK Ark. (KTHV) -- The hot summer months are upon us and the fourth of
July is just around the corner. That means many of you will be spending
Boater, 19, drowns in Marion County lake
19-year-old man drowned Wednesday in Lake Weir, the Marion County
Sheriff's Office said.Todd Irvin and his cousins were pushing a pontoon
boat away ..
Search for teen in Lake Lanier continues; family seeks closure
Witness recounts night of deadly boating wreck as search continues for teen ... Meantime, Johnson said Bennett, now charged with boating under the influence, ..
Body of missing boater found
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:10 PM PDT
The body of a man who went missing on Split Lake in May has been found.
Missing boater's body found in northern Manitoba
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:19 AM PDT
The body of a missing boater has been found in northern Manitoba.
Man dies after being thrown from sailboat on Lake Kegonsa
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
66-year-old Minnesotan man died Thursday evening after rescuers pulled
him out of Lake Kegonsa, according to the Dane County Sherriff's office.
Officials searching for missing boater
7 News Miami
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:04 PM PDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Authorities are searching for a man
after his boat washed ashore on a South Florida beach. Officials are
searching for 35-year-old Guma Aguiar.
Search Ends for 2 Men Whose Yacht Wrecked in Tonga
Rescuers have abandoned a search for two Australians whose yacht was found wrecked off the coast of Tonga last week. Adelaide resident Ian Thompson and .
Cormorant saves kayakers off VanIsle
CKNW News Talk 980
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 05:05 AM PDT
Three kayakers have been rescued by the crew of a Cormorant
helicopter from 442 Squadron, Comox. The trio had been paddling along
the rocky shoreline near Estevan Point when one of the craft rolled in
choppy water. When companions came to the rescue, one of the kayaks was
severely damaged on the rocks. The group managed to get ashore and above
the tide line when a passing boater spotted them and
Sailboat capsizes off Balboa Peninsula
A passenger on a 28-foot sailboat escaped unscathed after the boat beached in shallow water and sank off Balboa Peninsula, authorities said Thursday.
Fire sinks 52-foot boat off Ocean Shores
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 09:00 AM PDT
The boat named "Miss Kelly" caught fire around 2:30 p.m. A nearby
fishing vessel, the Peer Pressure, rescued three boaters on board while
they waited for the U.S. Coast Guard to arrive.
Gales spark rescue call for festival revellers
Isle of Wight County Press
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:22 AM PDT
A LIFEBOAT crew was called out for the second night running last night (Thursday) to help the crew of a yacht crossing the Solent trying to get to Isle of Wight Festival.
Two hurt in personal watercraft crash
WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 10:45 AM PDT
A fisherman was working on a boat in Little River about 11:20 a.m.
Friday when he heard a loud noise and ran over to see that a personal watercraft had slammed into the dock off Mineola Avenue.