Boating Safety Classes:
Junior sailors learn safety at sea at Larchmont Yacht Club
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sailors listen as Dr. Gino Bottino talks about emergency medical issues
during the Junior Safety at Sea seminar at the Larchmont Yacht Club July 20, 2012. ( Frank Becerra Jr / The Journal News ) / Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal Ne ...
Tasley Eastern Shore News
The course qualifies participants for a lifetime Virginia boater license, but for boaters
who haven't taken a boating safety course in more than 10 years this is
an opportunity for an update. For complete information and to register,
contact Russell Vreeland
Boating Safety News:
From The Boathouse: Some bad news for boaters
This repositioning will negatively affect boaters,
boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating
education. The move by the governor to change the department is merely a
grab for the dedicated funds — not general fund dollars — paid by ...
Drowning victim's mom joins lawmakers Galef, Carlucci in call to require boat ...
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came together Thursday morning in light of the tragic incident as well
as others in waterways across New York to introduce two bills meant to
promote boater safety in the state. The bills were proposed by Assemblywoman Sandra Galef,
Weigh in on Tougher Boating Laws
Last month, a West Islip man was killed by a drunk boater
in the Great South Bay, according to police. Here in Massapequa, a man
was arrested for boating while intoxicated after police said he slammed
into a dock outside a home on Ocean Avenue.
Coast Guard launching paddlesports safety effort
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:57 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard is launching its third annual Great Lakes safe boating awareness effort focused on paddlesports.
Editorial: Require training on boat safety
The Journal News
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:37 PM PDT
It's been a big boating season, and a dangerous one, too. An
Ossining man drowned off City Island after an apparent prank left him
stranded in the Sound, and three children died when a yacht capsized and
sank in Oyster Bay.
Fitting Your Dog For A Life Jacket
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:00 PM PDT
Boating safety tips for boat-happy dogs from the U.S. Coast
Guard Dogs can be seen taking in the sun and spray on all manner of sail
and powerboats these days, and adapting just fine. But boaters
shouldnât assume that because dogs can swim that their particular dog is
an adequate swimmer, or that it has the good sense not to chase that
sea gull over the side. Dogs are hard-wired to chase and .
ACE Recreational Marine Insurance Announces Top Ten Recreational Boating ...
MarketWatch (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, Jul 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Recreational boating activity soars during warm weather months, and so do boating accidents and injuries. According to the U.S. Coast Guard's "Boating Statistics 2011,"(1) the most recent year available, ...
Boaters should be careful during drought
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is urging boaters
to use extra caution at public boat launches throughout the state due
to low water levels as a result of ongoing drought conditions. Low water
levels increase the risk to ...
Carbureted 2-stroke personal watercraft to be banned on Lake Mohave as of January 1
The Laughlin Times
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 09:14 AM PDT
LAUGHLIN â After Dec. 31 no one may operate a personal watercraft
on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave that does not meet the 2006 emission
standards set by EPA for the manufacture of two-stroke engines.
Drunken boaters a growing risk in Illinois waters
KMOV St. Louis
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 09:55 AM PDT
CHICAGO (AP) -- The number of boating deaths linked to alcohol on
Illinois waterways has increased over the past five years. Authorities
are warning boaters to take the risks of drinking more seriously. The
Chicago Tribune reported Saturday that nine people died last year in
alcohol-related boating accidents. That's the highest number since 2004.
The U.S. Coast Guard says that nationally ..
Accidents draw attention to personal-watercraft safety
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 13:16 PM PDT
ATLANTA - They are the revved-up motorcycles of watercraft.
They can hit 85 mph as fast as a rider can crank the throttle. And if
there's an accident on Lake Lanier near Atlanta, chances are it involves
a personal watercraft.
Keys are No. 1 in Florida in boating accidents
Florida Keys Keynoter
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 03:02 AM PDT
Monroe County again held the dubious position atop the state's roll of most dangerous counties for boating, with 93 significant accidents on the water in 2011.
Florida boating safety suffers
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 08:47 AM PDT
Accidents claimed 67 boaters last year in Florida â three in Lee and
Collier counties â and the number of accidents reported was highest
Hawaii Land Board to decide on required boater safety course rule
Big Island Video News
The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) at its next regular
meeting on Friday, July 27, will consider adoption of a proposed new boating rule that would require boat operators to complete a boating safety course to operate a power ...
Boating Safety Tips 101
Boating Safety Tips 101. Boating
and summer go hand-in-hand but safety also needs to be followed. Here
are some quick basic tips from the U.S. Coast Guard to follow when you
head out to Dana Point. By Debbie L. Sklar; Email the author; 12:30 pm.
Usher's Stepson Dies After Taken Off Life Support
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 11:03 AM PDT
Kile Glover passed away at the age of 11 after he got struck in the head by a jet ski during a boating accident on July 7.
Reno man, 41, killed in Jet Ski accident at Boca Reservoir
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:38 PM PDT
TRUCKEE, Calif. â A 41-year-old Reno man was killed in a Jet Ski accident Sunday afternoon at Boca Reservoir, an official has confirmed.
Teen Dies In Boating Accident
KRIS Corpus Christi News
PASS - What was supposed to be a fun afternoon of fishing near Aransas
Pass ended with the tragic death of a 16 year old girl after a boating accident. The accident happened out on Redfish Bay near Dagger Island. Jamie Spears was at the dock ...
Man Dies in Morning Boating Accident in St. Landry Parish
KATC Lafayette News
A morning boating
accident leaves one man dead. Another uninjured man rescued. It
happened just before 10 on Lake Fordoche in St. Landry Parish. Allen
Fontenot Junior, 66, from Central died. The driver of the boat,
47-year-old John Dupuy of Livonia ...
Winston Wood, Boater In Fatal Crash, Sentenced To Six Years
Indiana Public Media
Winston Wood, Boater
In Fatal Crash, Sentenced To Six Years. By Stan Jastrzebski. Posted
July 20, 2012. E-mail Email Icon Print Print Icon Reddit · Digg ·
StumbleUpon · Delicious Bookmark. As part of his sentence, Wood will
undergo mental health .
Boater Missing in Lake Fordoche
KATC Lafayette News
is missing in Lake Fordoche after the he was thrown from his vessel.
Agents with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say the boat hit a
fixed object in the water, tossing the man in the boat's pilot into the
water. The driver was recovered. The St.
BREAKING NEWS: Officials recover missing boater's body
Opelousas Daily World
Officials with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and law enforcement agencies have recovered the body of a boater who went missing this morning in Lake Fordoche, east of Arnaudville. "There was a one-vessel accident," Wildlife and ...
Boy dies in boat propeller tragedy on Isle of Wight
A teenage boy has died after he fell from a boat
and was apparently hit by its propeller, according to police. The
14-year-old from Surrey, who has not been named, was pronounced dead in
hospital after the accident off the Needles landmark on the Isle of
Search continues for Palm Beach Gardens boater reported missing in Everglades
The Palm Beach Post
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 20:07 PM PDT
The Coast Guard planned to search into the night tonight for a Palm Beach Gardens boater who was missing late Saturday after jumping into the water in the Shark River area on the west side of Everglades National Park
Westerly Yacht Club member survives 9 hours in Block Island Sound
The Westerly Sun
WESTERLY — The 51-year-old man rescued after spending 9 hours in the water of Block Island Sound is Westerly Yacht
club member Joseph Gross. A member of the club said he and others
became concerned after first hearing early reports of the incident .
Area boaters save the day, rescuing sailboat
Coldwater Daily Reporter
July 7, Joe and Linda Snyder, of 617 Marshall Road in Coldwater, were
enjoying pontooning and swimming on Randall Lake with their family,
Chantelle Dobson and Josh Snyder, and friends Justin Raymond, Shawn
Smirtka and daughter Serenity, when
It's a 'miracle' Cedar the dog, Bananas the cat rescued from sailboat
Cedar and Bananas, a marmalade cat, were left behind when a 17-metre sailboat
called the Magnolia lost its rudder off the B.C. coast near Haida Gwaii
on Monday. They were on their own because a pair of crewmen aboard the
Maggie, Elrix's life-partner ...
Vessel rescued on Lake Huron
Port Huron Times Herald
According to a press release from the Sanilac County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff's deputies responded to an overturned modified sailboat complaint in Lake Huron around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sheriff Garry Binieki said the vessel was approximately five miles south ...
Holiday weekend marred by boating accident
Kern Valley Sun
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 02:15 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.
Salisbury officer injured in Ipswich River boat crash
The Daily News of Newburyport
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:17 AM PDT
SALISBURYâ The Salisbury Police Department will be shorthanded for
the foreseeable future after officer Michael Tullercash was injured in a
July 8 boating accident on the Ipswich River, according to Salisbury police.
Barrington man found safe after canoe overturns in Down East Maine
Foster's Daily Democrat
ALEXANDER, Maine — Rescue workers found a missing boater
from Barrington, N.H., early this morning after his canoe overturned in
Pleasant Lake in Alexander, Washington County. The man was located at
an unoccupied camp and was unharmed. At 3:38 ..
Sar Techs Conduct Daring Sailboat Rescue
and Rescue Technicians (SAR Techs) from CFB Comox pulled off a dramatic
sea rescue Tuesday morning after two sailors and their ship became
caught in 80-kilometre winds and four-metre waves. The vessel in
distress was located about 30 miles .
Fire razes 2 yachts in Cebu
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 03:16 AM PDT
CEBU, Philippines â Two yachts were razed by fire early Saturday morning at the Cebu Yacht Club.