Boater safety course offered
Adrian Daily Telegram
The Lenawee County Sheriff's Department will offer a free boater safety class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 at the sheriff's department, 405 N. Winter St., Adrian.
About Boating Safety to be offered on July 9
Lake Sun Leader
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 08:09 AM PDT
Flotilla 30-05 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering the About Boating Safely course at the Camdenton Chamber Office, 739 W US Highway 54 in Camdenton
on Monday, July 9, 2012, 9:00am-5:00 pm. The course itself is free
with the only associated cost being $20 for the text book.
Steuben sheriff cancels safe boating class
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:19 AM PDT
ALBANY (AP) -- Gov. - 1:00 pm Police and rescue personnel gather near
Oneida Lake Friday, July 6, 2012 in Sylvan Beach, N.Y. - 1:00 pm Due to
the extreme heat, the Elmira Fire Department has issued a reminder to
the public to choose...
Operation Dry Water extended in Guam
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 07:03 AM PDT
APRA HARBOR, Guam -The U.S. Coast Guard and the Guam
Police Department are partnering in the fourth annual nationwide boating
under the influence education, detection and enforcement campaign
running through the month of July.
Yacht accident in New York draws attention to boating safety (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Three children died in the incident, and overall, boating
fatalities are on the rise. The Coast Guard has considered mandating
life-jacket wear but so far has not gone forward with the idea.
Boating rules and security zones will be enforced during OpSail
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reminds the public to follow boating
safety rules and obey security zones around all of the ships that will
be in New London and Niantic for OpSail and SailFest Friday through
3 boaters arrested July 4 for BUI
Hilton Head Island Packet
Beaufort County sheriff's deputy patrolling the May River on
Independence Day watched as a man driving a boat dropped his pants and
mooned some friends.
OUR VIEWS: Boating fun isn't illegal
Grand Haven Tribune
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:04 AM PDT
Some Spring Lake and Ferrysburg residents have been complaining about boating habits near Smiths Bridge in Ferrysburg and Spring Lakes Stahls Bayou (known as Hanky Pank Bayou). read more
Boating column: Learn proper anchoring methods
Proper anchoring procedures are a very important aspect of boating. You never know when an emergency situation or bad weather might require you to anchor. Many boaters anchor often when fishing or swimming. The following is a brief review of how to ...
Two missing as Long Island yacht capsizes
New York Daily News
Long Island authorities were searching Oyster Bay Harbor early Thursday for two missing passengers from a capsized 36-foot yacht, cops said.
3 children dead after yacht capsizes, 24 others rescued
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 07:58 AM PDT
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. Police say three bodies pulled out of New York's
Long Island Sound after a yacht capsized on the Fourth of July were all
children. The children were 12, 11 and 8. Twenty-four other people were
rescued. The Coast Guard
says the survivors were pulled from the water around 11 p.m. Wednesday,
about an hour after the boat went over. The yacht capsized off New
York's Long Island on .
Boating experts say NY yacht overcrowded; 3 dead
Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:36 PM PDT
A yacht that capsized with
27 friends and family aboard on an outing to watch Fourth of July
fireworks was severely overcrowded and doomed to tip over, safety
experts said Thursday as the skipper blamed the tragedy on a wave that
came out of the dark.
Devastating LI Boating Tragedy: "Chaos" Recalled As Families Plan Funerals For Three Children
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:53 AM PDT
The Nassau County police continues its investigation of the terrible
July 4th incident where a 34-foot yacht overturned in Oyster Bay,
killing three children . While no conclusions have been made, police
said today that there probably weren't enough life jackets for the 27
passengers. It's NY State law that there should be one life jacket per
passenger on the boat.
Investigators Deciding How To Raise Sunken Yacht Off Oyster Bay
CBS New York
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:43 AM PDT
"Numerous challenges, depending where a boat goes down, you have
currents, low visibility, you have all different kinds of debris," said
Mitch Kramer of North Shore towing
A Packed Boat, a Celebration, a Deadly Turn
New York Times
the police nor Coast Guard officials could say with certainty just what
had caused the boat to capsize, killing a boy and two girls.
2 Boys Die from Electrical Shock in Tennessee Lake
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 06:14 AM PDT
Investigators say a second boy has died after being shocked by a suspected faulty cord from a houseboat
as they swam in a Tennessee lake. Grainger County Sheriff Scott Layel
said 11-year-old Nathan Lynam died Thursday night at Children's Hospital
Body found in Tampa Bay after boater goes missing
A body has been recovered from Tampa Bay hours after a man was ejected from his boat near the Gandy Bridge.
Man dies after falling from a jet ski in Meigs County, OH
WOWK-TV West Virginia
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 06:20 AM PDT
A man died Wednesday after falling off a jet ski on the Ohio river, according to the Meigs County Sheriff's Office.
Boater drowns off Kennebunk coast
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 23:12 PM PDT
KENNEBUNK, Maine â Efforts to find a man who had fallen off a boat in
the water between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport ended Thursday night when
the man's body was found shortly before 8 p.m., Kennebunk Police Chief
Bob MacKenzie said.
Powerboat hits buoy in darkness on central NY lake, killing man and his 2 ...
BEACH, N.Y. — A father and two of his adult sons were killed when their
boat struck a buoy on a central New York lake during a nighttime
outing, authorities said Friday.
Long Island boater arrested
Wall Street Journal
WANTAGH, N.Y. — A 34-year-old Long Island man has been charged with operating a boat under the influence of alcohol.
Firefighters rescue storm-sieged sailboaters
So Md News
Ridge volunteer firefighters report that they were called out amid Friday night's severe thunderstorm to rescue two people on a sailboat sinking off shore from St. Mary's College. Firefighters gathered at the firehouse that night after hearing of the
Currently in Atlantic City
NBC40 South Jersey
Wed, 04 Jul 2012 15:59 PM PDT
LONGPORT -- Officials say one man suffered non life threatening injuries after a boat and jet ski collide in the water near Seaview Marina.
Girl hit by personal watercraft operated by boy, 10
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:13 PM PDT
Indiana conservation officers are investigating a crash Thursday afternoon on Dewart Lake in Kosciusko County.
CFT: Duke WR in critical condition after jet ski accident
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:45 AM PDT
Unfortunately, thereâs some sad news coming out of the world of
college football this holiday (kinda) weekend. Duke athletic officials
confirmed early Thursday afternoon that wide receiver Blair Holliday
âwas involved in a boating accident on Lake Tilleryâ Wednesday
18-year-old Seriously Injured in Otter Tail County Boating Accident
WDAZ 8 Grand Forks
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 10:36 AM PDT
DENT, Minn. - An 18-year-old male suffered serious injuries in a boating accident on Wednesday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.
Boating accident leaves four injured
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:48 PM PDT
A collision between a jet ski and a boat on Buffalo
Springs Lake on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. left four injured, according
to a Texas Parks and Wildlife spokesman.
Boat sinks; six pulled from water by fellow boaters
SALISBURY — People on a sinking boat might have drowned Wednesday night on High Rock Lake, authorities say, if fellow boaters had not been alert to their plight. Jeffery Carol Lewis, of Pine Ridge Road in Cooleemee, was operating a 15-foot motor boat ...
Holiday weekend marred by boating accident
Kern Valley Sun
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:47 AM PDT
Susan Barr/Kern Valley Sun Shortly after noon on Saturday, June 30,
Kern County Boat Patrol received a direct call from a female jet skier.
Two injured in personal watercraft accident on Lake Charlevoix
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 06:55 AM PDT
BOYNE CITY â On Tuesday, July 3, the Charlevoix County Sheriff's Office investigated a watercraft accident resulting in injuries on Lake Charlevoix near The Landings condominiums in Boyne City, according to a news release.
Tubing girl struck
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:13 AM PDT
A 10-year-old boy riding a personal watercraft struck an 11-year-old girl Thursday afternoon on Dewart Lake in Kosciusko County, according to state conservation officers.
Boaters Urged to Inspect Boats for Invasive Plants
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Lost but found: Man makes daring dog rescue on jet ski
FOX 13 Tampa Bay
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 01:53 AM PDT
A local man went out for a leisurely ride on his jet ski Wednesday and suddenly had to come to the rescue â of a dog.
Finger Lakes stewards battle against invasive species
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 00:38 AM PDT
Watercraft stewards are popping up at Finger Lakes launch
sites to educate boaters about invasive clams, weeds and other unwanted
Woman hurt in fall from inner tube at Blue Marsh Lake
Wed, 04 Jul 2012 21:24 PM PDT
A woman suffered an arm injury Wednesday when she fell off an inner tube that was being pulled by a personal watercraft just off the main beach area at Blue Marsh Lake.
Efforts take root to fight the weed hydrilla
Thu, 05 Jul 2012 11:23 AM PDT
A fast-growing weed with the potential of killing boating,
fishing and other recreational activities in the Finger Lakes region was
the subject of a Tuesday meeting in Watkins Glen of watershed and
environmental experts. Among those at a powwow on the weed hydrilla were
representatives from Ontario Countyâs Planning Department and Soil and
Water Conservation District.