News Item of the day: It's not just people who get hurt by boating accidents!
Boating accident Injures 2 People
The Macomb County Sheriff's Department is investigating a boating accident that injured 2 people and killed their dog.
Boating, fishing and hunting calendar: Week of July 1
Boating class: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary class leading to boater education card. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. $15. Englund Marine and Industrial Supply, Astoria. Boating class: Boater card class and exam, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 21. Fisherman's Marine ...
This Weekend's Local Calendar
Cheboygan Daily Tribune
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 06:28 AM PDT
Saturday - The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department will hold a FREE BOATING
SAFETY CLASS on Saturday, June 30, at the Indian River Eagles Club,
located at 5743 S. Straits Highway in Indian River.The classes run at 9
a.m.-4 p.m.Â Students bring a lunch or snack. The class is required for
boat operators (12-16 years of age); anyone born after Dec. 31, 1978
must have a Boaters Safety Card to operate ..
Class is in session at the Clear Lake Yacht Club
The Globe Gazette
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 07:15 AM PDT
CLEAR LAKE â Future Clear Lake sailors are being trained for years of happy, safe sailing by the Clear Lake Yacht Club Sailing School.
Boating Safety News:
Boaters will get free safety inspection
Port Huron Times Herald
water so much a part of the Blue Water Area — it's even part of the
name — Leonard LaPorte, vessel safety chairman of Port Huron Power
Squadron, knows what should be important to boaters. 'Safety is the No. 1 priority on the water,' LaPorte said.
DNR raises awareness of invasive species
Herwig reviewed the invasive species laws, highlighting the requirements for boaters
to follow. The requirements include removing visible plants, animals
and mud from boats and trailers before leaving the water access;
draining water from boat, motor ...
Maine Marine Patrol emphasizes boater safety
The Times Record
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:10 AM PDT
BY JON CORNISH As boaters begin to enjoy the busy summer season,
Maine Marine Patrol officers know that with the increase in water
activity comes safety violations, increased boating accidents, boating while intoxicated cases and, unfortunately, some boating fatalities. All too often, these fatalities can be avoided with only a few additional precautions. read more
Boating regaining popularity as economy recovers - UPDATED
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:30 AM PDT
Mark Hatt is enjoying the fruits of his 2 1/2-year labor of love that
involved getting his 1996 28-foot Baha Cruiser in ship-shape condition.
Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:18 AM PDT
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials remind all those who
visit the stateâs waterways for the July 4th holiday to be safe for what
is annually one of the busiest boating times of the year.
Does Super Boat racing need more safety standards?
When power boat racers rev their engines for the start of the 2012 Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix on Sunday, the absence of one of the circuit's former stars will be hard to miss
Photo: Overboard on Brennan's Wave
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 21:00 PM PDT
A recreational boater flips his raft while attempting to crash
the party at Brennanâs Wave on Thursday during the Montana Whitewater
Championships. If you are out on the water over the holiday, or anytime
this summer, make sure to wear your life jacket.
Low lakes raise boater risks
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
will be hitting the water this week to celebrate Independence Day. But
they'll have to be mindful of water levels much lower than what they're
used to this time of year.
Marine Police Encouraging Boater Safety On Sweltering Weekend
you plan on cooling off on the lake or river this weekend to celebrate
the 4th of July, you need to know, this extreme heat can be just as
brutal on the water.As the sun beats down on the water, you're being hit
with the heat from all angles.
Iowa DNR Encourages Boating Safety This 4th of July
The Iowa DNR says it wants people to go out and enjoy the water, but safely
Officials: Play it safe on the water this Fourth of July
“With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I ask that boaters
take this tragedy into serious consideration while celebrating during
the holiday,” Gov. Nathan Deal said in a news release. “Safety must be a
priority at all times. I assure you that ..
Boat Talk: See when and what safety equipment is required on the lake
11083382-standard-1.jpg Cory Morse | MLive.comSusie Parker polishes her 48 foot boat
called "Idyll Time" at North Shore Marina in Grand Haven this spring.
Susie and her husband, Jeff Parker, are from Chattanooga, Tenn. "We love
the Great Lakes," Jeff
Effort to lower the blood alcohol content for boaters is underway
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:03 PM PDT
Recently, the local news outlets have covered a very heartbreaking
story of a family torn apart by the disregard for self-moderation and
overindulgence of alcohol while boating. The boater is now charged with boating under the influence. The boater struck a familyâs vessel on Lake Lanier killing their two sons, Jake and Griffin Prince.
2 killed in southern Illinois boat collision ID'd
WFLX FOX 29
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:56 PM PDT
Authorities say a southern Illinois boat collision that killed two people happened during trial runs by a boat manufacturer.
Body of boater retrieved from Rend Lake
Harrisburg Daily Register
LAKE — The body of a man missing after a high-speed boat crash Tuesday
was retrieved from the waters of Rend Lake late Wednesday morning.
Autopsy confirms Idaho man died of drowning in Lake Shasta
The Record Searchlight
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:42 AM PDT
Autopsy results in the death of a 30-year-old Idaho man who fell off a houseboat last Friday on Lake Shasta have been released.
Crews resume search for man in West Loon Lake near Antioch
Morris Daily Herald
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:00 AM PDT
(MCT) â Divers returned to West Loon Lake in Antioch this morning to
search for a 62-year-old man who jumped into the lake as he and another
man were boating, officials said.
Boater missing near Breezy Point, Md. after boat capsizes
people were rescued and one person is still missing after a boat
capsized in the Chesapeake Bay north of Annapolis in the wake of Friday
night's violent storm.
Search under way for missing boater
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 21:12 PM PDT
A search is under way on the Nolichucky River this afternoon for a
person who was missing after the boat they were riding in began taking
on water late Saturday morning.
Man dies while boating on Lake Champlain
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 20:39 PM PDT
A man is believed to have died while on Lake Champlain. The man dove
below the surface of the lake to check the status of his anchor at about
5:30 p.m. Saturday, a N.Y. State Police dispatcher said. The man never
returned to the surface, the dispatcher said. The man's boat was near
Valcour Island off of Plattsburgh. Police have yet to release a cause of
death or the boater's name. Stay with .
Missing 14-year-old boy found in river
KNDO - KNDU Tri-Cities
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 17:05 PM PDT
A boater near Crescent Island found the body of 14-year-old Finley boy, Timmy Bowden this afternoon
Search Continues for Missing Boater at Lake Jordan
An Elmore County man is missing today after a boat was found circling without a driver on Lake Jordan.
Man Dead in Watercraft Crash at Beaver Lake
KFSM Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Sun, 01 Jul 2012 15:32 PM PDT
Authorities in Carroll County are investigating the death of a Kansas man in a boating accident. It happened Friday evening.
Investigators Seek Suspects in Hit & Run Jet Ski Incident
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:28 PM PDT
Investigators with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) are
searching for two men involved in a hit & run accident on a
personal watercraft (PWC). TWRA spokesperson Dan Hicks said it happened
Wednesday between 3 and 4 pm on Chickamauga Lake, at the back end of Mud
Creek, not far from Dayton's Mark Anton Airport. ..
1 seriously hurt in Lake Wylie jet ski accident
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:15 PM PDT
LAKEÂ WYLIE, S.C. -- One person was injured in a jet ski
accident on Lake Wylie Thursday afternoon. The incident took place
around 3:50 p.m. at the mouth of South Fork River, according to the
Charlotte Fire Department. The victim was transported to Carolinas
Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries. The name of
the victim has not been released at this time. Stay with NewsChannel ..
Boater rescued after falling ill off Rehoboth Beach
is in an Atlantic City hospital today after getting sick off the coast
of Rehoboth Beach. Last Thursday morning, the “Tracey Anne” sport
fishing boat was about 75 miles off Rehoboth Beach when it radioed the
Coast Guard that a 54-year-old man
Norwegian cruise ship rescues sailboat returning to Bristol from Newport-to ...
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Coast Guard rescues 9 teens off Cape Cod
7 News Boston
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:08 AM PDT
SANDWICH, Mass. -- A Coast Guard crew has rescued nine young people on rafts and stand-up paddleboards after they drifted too far from a Cape Cod beach.
APD: Man Faces Felony DWI After Previous Driving/Boating While Intoxicated Charges
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 07:59 AM PDT
A man was arrested for enhanced felony DWI due to previous driving/boating while intoxicated charges.
Woman dies, man missing in boating accident
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 05:19 AM PDT
A woman has died and a man is missing after a boating accident near Creighton, Sask., Wednesday night.
Personal watercraft explosion on Hamlin Lake, two teens injured
Ludington Daily News
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:49 AM PDT
Two Grand Rapids-area teenagers were injured early this afternoon in a personal watercraft
explosion on Upper Hamlin Lake. The two were on the vessel, attempting
to take off when they heard a loud bang and were blown 5-6 feet in the
air, according to Hamlin Township Fire Chief Steve Vandervest.
3 people rescued after boat capsizes off Milford
Wall Street Journal
STRATFORD, Conn. — Three people were rescued from Long Island Sound early Friday after their boat capsized during a fishing trip, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Boat strikes rocks at Beacon harbour
Niagara This Week
Fri, 29 Jun 2012 19:48 PM PDT
Police, firefighters and the coast guard were called to Beacon Harbour Marina Friday afternoon after a boater
struck rocks. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. away from the shore.
Emergency responders took the man ashore from his sailboat.
Boaters Rescued After More Than Week in Gulf
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men in a life raft Friday morning in the Gulf of Mexico.
Drunk boater runs aground, arrested: Southold Police
Westchester man arrested for BWI after boat runs aground off East Marion Beach Friday afternoon.
Coast Guard finds man after boat capsizes off NJ
Coast Guard crew finds man who went missing after boat capsized off NJ; 2 others uninjured.
Boy hurt in accident involving personal watercraft
Asbury Park Press
Sun, 01 Jul 2012 12:25 PM PDT
OCEAN CITY â Authorities say a young boy was hospitalized after being injured in a personal watercraft accident in southern New Jersey this weekend. But details on how the accident occurred remained unclear Sunday.
9 rescued from sinking boat off Barnegat Light coast
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Coast Guard responded to a distress call around 1:30 p.m. when a boater
saw a recreational vessel collide with a submerged jetty and began to