Boating Safety classes set July 7
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:16 AM PDT
The Flotilla 05 and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are sponsoring a one-day boating safety course on July 7 beginning at 8:15 a.m. at Serendipity Book Store in Fallon on Main Street.
Spirit of America boating safety program also helping youths ...
Casey Shuttleworth had never been sailing before until he took part of the Spirit of America boating safety summer education program conducted by Lake .
Boating: The art of docking
In effect, you as boaters
have a responsibility to boat to more restaurants. Not just for the
great food or the enjoyment of being on the water with friends but to ...
Boat Crash in N.Y. Highlights Dangers of Boating Under the Influence
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 08:22 AM PDT
A fatal boat crash off Long Island, New York, is prompting a safety
initiative.The Coast Guard and local law enforcers are part of the
renewed effort to target unsafe conditions for boaters and residents off
the coast of Long Island
15 arrests Made During "Operation Dry Water"
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:45 AM PDT
LAKE OF THE OZARKS - The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced
results from "Operation Dry Water" campaign on Wednesday, noting
troopers made 15 arrests for boating while intoxicated and issued
44 citations for other safety violations. 182 boaters were contacted
during the operation at the Lake of the Ozarks and the Osage and
Gasconade rivers on June 23.
Operation Dry Water
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 06:53 AM PDT
Gridley, Calif. â Recreational boating fatalities last year jumped to their highest levels since 1998 and boating under the influence (BUI) was the leading contributing factor, according to the U.S. Coast Guardâs report, 2011 Recreational Boating Statistics.
Impaired boaters cited during 'Operation Dry Water'
The Daily Jeffersonian
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:03 AM PDT
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Watercraft
participated in Operation Dry Water, a nationwide crackdown to remove
impaired boaters from public waterways during the weekend of June 22-24.
Boat ID checks slated next month
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:08 AM PDT
Because of the number of watercraft hull-identification checks
in Steuben County, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will
conduct twice-a-week checks at the Pokagon State Park office, 450 Lane
100, near Angola, beginning in July.
10 arrested during drunken boating crackdown
Green Bay Press Gazette
Ten people were arrested last weekend during a statewide crackdown on drinking while boating.
National Safe Boating Council encourages boaters to take “Safe ...
Washington, D.C. – The 4th of July celebration is right around the corner and is a popular time for boaters to get out and enjoy being on the water with family and ...
GEICO encourages boaters to review hurricane insurance options
MarketWatch (press release)
Jun 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Even boat owners with the most ardent
hurricane preparedness plans are at risk this hurricane season.
Outdoors news: DNR offers tips for safe boating
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Outdoors tip of the week: Bowline knot more than a boater's best friend
Detroit Free Press
week a friend untied a line that had been fastened to the bow of his
boat for four years. Called a bowline for obvious reasons, it took only
seconds and finger pressure to open a knot invented centuries ago by
sailors who needed to tie or free a ...
Deal: Lower legal blood alcohol limit for boating
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:18 AM PDT
ATLANTA (AP) â Governor Nathan Deal is calling for state lawmakers to
pass legislation that would lower the legal blood alcohol limit levels
for boaters and hunters in the wake of a tragedy on Lake Lanier that
killed two brothers. Deal says the current blood alcohol limit of .10 is
too high. He says when the Legislature convenes in January, he will
work with lawmakers to lower the limit to .08 ...
Black River boating speed concerns make waves
Jackson County Chronicle
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:03 PM PDT
The city of Black River Falls is investigating how to reduce the incidence of fast-moving watercraft on the Black River that cause shoreline erosion and pose safety concerns.
Agencies Unite to Fight Boating Under the Influence
Their combined Boating
Safety Initiative will allow law enforcement officers to work together
to enforce safety concerns and to deal with the serious problem of Boating Under the Influence (BUI). “With limited budgets and personnel numbers, our two ...
Body of missing boater believed to be found
say they've recovered a body believed to be that of a man reported
missing after he fell from a boat on the Mississippi River in Dubuque.
2 confirmed dead in Rend Lake boating accident
KSDK St. Louis
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:12 AM PDT
Two people are confirmed dead following Tuesday's boating accident on Rend Lake in Franklin County.
Two killed in high-speed boat crash
WPSD Local 6 Paducah
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:03 PM PDT
Wednesday morning dive teams found the body of that boater who'd been missing since Tuesday afternoon. We also learned another woman injured in the crash died.
Stillwater River claims boaters life
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:46 AM PDT
A Billings man drowned this weekend, June 23, when he became trapped beneath the water while boating on the Stillwater River.
Body of Griffin Prince found at Lake Lanier
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Bennett, who was driving the fishing vessel that collided with the
Prince family's pontoon boat, already has been charged with boating under the influence ..
Body of missing boater recovered from Lake Minnetonka
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 22:18 PM PDT
Authorities have recovered the body of a young man who drowned in Lake Minnetonka.
Police investigation continues in Auke Lake death
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 01:04 AM PDT
The Juneau Police Department is asking anyone who witnessed Saturday's fatal jet ski and inner tube collision at Auke Lake to call police if they haven't already. Lt.
Filer man dies, 2 injured in boating accident
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:51 AM PDT
ROGERSON, Idaho (AP) -- Twin Falls County officials say a Filer man
was killed and two others were injured when the boat they were traveling
in hit a rock wall at Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir in south-central
Boater missing on Rose Lake
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:15 PM PDT
OSCEOLA COUNTY â Law enforcement officers searched Rose Lake for a missing boater
Wednesday night. Emergency workers responded to Rose Lake Wednesday
after a 52-year-old man reportedly fell from a boat and disappeared
under the water, said Osceola County Undersheriff Justin Halladay.
Local resident helps rescue stranded boaters in Indian River
Four boaters were rescued from the Indian River today with help from a local resident after their boat capsized due to an approaching storm.
Sailing Instructor Rescues 8 Children Adrift on Sakonnet River
In a dramatic rescue Tuesday, eight children were saved after their sailboats were blown off course on the Sakonnet River.
Disaster strikes Newport Bermuda yachts on their way home
Bermuda: The Bermuda Race Organising Committee learned from Bermuda
Harbour Radio on Tuesday local time that two boats returning from the .
Norwegian Star Rescues 6 from Stranded Sailboat
Norwegian Cruise Line has reported that the Norwegian Star cruise ship rescued six stranded on a sailboat Tuesday afternoon. Captain Kenneth Harstrom ..
PHOTOS: See a Charred Couch from This Morning's Houseboat Fire on Westlake Avenue
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:08 PM PDT
Many of us have probably fantasized about owning a houseboat. Far fewer have likely fantasized about battling an early-morning fire on said houseboat. But that's exactly what Seattle Fire Department i
Man struck by boat propeller in Millerton accident
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 06:21 AM PDT
A man had to be airlifted to a Fresno hospital Tuesday after a boating
accident on Millerton Lake. Even after the victim was taken from the
scene, investigators had a tough time finding the boat involved in the
Boat builder stranded alone at sea for 50 DAYS after mast snapped as he crossed the Atlantic in friend's boat
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 07:44 AM PDT
Instead of calling for emergency help, the stubborn boat builder from Cornwall risked his life to repair the vessel, before rescuers finally found him.
Coast Guard rescues kayakers in Hilton Head
Live 5 News Charleston
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:19 AM PDT
The Coast Guard responded to a 911-relay call around
9:14 p.m. on Wednesday saying that three kayakers were stranded in mud
in Hilton Head. Local agencies were unable to rescue them on their own.
Boaters beware: Bigger fines, more scrutiny to thwart invasive species
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:37 AM PDT
Just in time for ramped-up Fourth of July watercraft activity,
conservation officials are mobilizing around the state and alerting the boating public Thursday that fines double starting Sunday for violations of Minnesota's aquatic invasive species laws.