Boating Safety Education/Classes:
Museum partners with club for boating seminars
Jacksonville Daily News
Fort Macon Sail & Power Squadron is partnering with the N.C. Maritime Museum to offer a series of six free boating
seminars. The seminars will be held in September and October on
Wednesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Maritime Museum, ..
Boating Safety News:
River Rats lighthouse to memorialize boating victims
The Hawk Eye
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 19:25 PM PDT
This is a good story with a bad beginning. In the dark early hours of
last May 19, two john boats collided on the Mississippi River while
shuttling people from an island party to the Iowa shore. Eleven young
adults, kids really, went into the dark water. Only seven were rescued
Boating safety still important as summer dwindles
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 15:18 PM PDT
Two drownings on Douglas Lake this weekend reminded people in East Tennessee the importance of life vests and lake safety.
A boater will not be penalized, this time
(ORCAS ISLAND)— The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a boater
who was caught by the Coast Guard too close to Puget Sound killer
whales last week near Orcas Island won't be penalized, but next summer
violators could be fined ...
Coast Guard presentation on beach, boating safety set for Thursday
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
Beach safety, passenger vessels, pollution reporting, maritime security requirements, recreational boating
safety and commercial vessel regulations are expected to be the
featured topics. The free meeting is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday
in the ...
Low Mississippi River creates 97-boat jam
Tippets says that the area is currently being surveyed for dredging and that a Coast Guard boat
is currently replacing eight navigation markers. He says 40 northbound
vessels and 57 southbound vessels are currently stranded and waiting for
Drinking while boating demands attention
It's time we all grew up and realized that drinking and boating
don't mix. It's time society takes as hard a stance on drinking on the
water as it does with drinking and driving. Need proof? Just take a
good, hard look at what happened to 10-year-old
2 drown in Hampton Ponds in Mass. while boating
(AP) — Two people have drowned in Hampton Ponds while out boating.
State police say a 64-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman died Monday
evening after their small dog jumped into the water. The man jumped into
the pond to retrieve the dog but ..
Schumer wants review of border incident
“The Canadian Border Services Agency should immediately clarify their maritime border policies for New York boaters
so that incidents like the recent boat seizure in Port Dahlousie don't
happen again,” Schumer said. "I believe that this case must ...
Sand filling up the Matanzas Inlet, affecting local business
First Coast News
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- The Matanzas Inlet is getting narrower. It's not just affecting boaters. It's also affecting the people who make a living in the boating and fishing industry. Boating is business for Karen Miles. She and her family have owned ...
Papillion woman dies in Jet Ski accident
KETV 7 Omaha
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 17:51 PM PDT
The Cass County Sheriff's office said a 19-year-old Papillion woman died after falling off the back of a Jet Ski at Beaver Lake.
UPDATED: Missing boater found inside cabin
The body of a missing boater
who was on board a 50-foot boat that sank Sunday afternoon just north
of Fishers Island was found early this morning. Lt. Jeff Janaro,
spokesman for Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, said the body was
found around 7:30
Boater drowns while swimming in Utah Lake
Salt Lake Tribune
The man became separated from the boat, so another boater
grabbed two life jackets and swam out to the man. The men lost the life
jackets in the wind and drifted even farther from the boat, Cannon
said. The boaters called for help; rescuers found both .
Iron River boy dies after lightning strikes family seeking shelter with sailboat
Duluth News Tribune
a thunderstorm swirled, intensified and descended over the waters of
Lake Superior off the end of Minnesota Point late Saturday afternoon, a sailboat with eight people aboard rushed to the relative safety of the spit's sandy shore. By: Peter Passi ...
Ontario man dies after canoeing incident
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 03:46 AM PDT
Provincial police have recovered the body of an Ontario man who'd been missing since a weekend boating accident north of Paris.
Missing boater found in Lake Waccamaw
WWAY NewsChannel 3
a lot of christmas trees or other debris that it appears have been put
in the water by fisherman." Officials say that events like this
highlight the need to wear a life vest while boating. "Obviously if you're going out by yourself, it's
Berwyn, Indiana man die in Tennessee boating accident
Suburban Life Publications
Two area men were killed in a boating
accident in eastern Tennessee last week, according to media reports.
The bodies of James Brennan, 53, of Berwyn and John Perez, 39, of
Hammond, Ind., were reportedly found on Saturday in Douglas Lake,
located in ...
Fishing expedition leaves South Carolina teen dead after heavy storm sinks boat
New York Daily News
... would have celebrated his 20th birthday on Aug. 21. The group had anchored the boat
to go fishing near the Pinopolis Dam, but when the storm arrived, they
struggled to free the anchor, Berkeley County coroner Bill Salisbury
told the local ..
Woman Dies In Boating Accident
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 09:20 AM PDT
A 21-year-old Omaha-area woman died in a Saunders County boating incident Monday night, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Pa. man dies in boating accident in upstate NY
MORRISTOWN, N.Y. -- Authorities say a 57-year-old Pennsylvania man has died in a boating
accident on the St. Lawrence River in northern New York. State police
say Christopher Tobiasz of South Williamsport, Pa., went water skiing on
his boat with family ...
Samia Yusuf Omar Dead: Somalia Track Star Drowned In Boat Accident Ahead ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An official says one of Somalia's best female athletes drowned after the small boat
she was riding in capsized off the Libyan coast during an attempted
crossing to Italy for training a month ago. The deputy chairman for
Chivero Boat Disaster Crew Jailed, Owner Cleared
THREE crew members of the overloaded boat
which capsized, killing 11 children in Lake Chivero on Christmas Day
last year, were yesterday each jailed for five years for culpable
homicide, while the owner was acquitted on a technicality. The driver
Agencies in Columbus County search Lake Waccamaw for missing boater
Agencies in Columbus County search Lake Waccamaw for missing boater.
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boats from three agencies were searching the
Grant County searching for missing boater in Columbia River
Northwest Cable News
-- Grant County rescue crews are searching the Columbia River for a man
who jumped into the river and did not resurface. The Grant County
Sheriff's Office received the call around 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Crews are
searching near Desert Aire in the ...
Yacht rescue operation launched
The man reported something wrong with the yacht's
fuel system, causing engine problems, and Aberdeen Coastguard said he
reported being very tired. Aberdeen lifeboat was launched and was due to
tow the yacht back to land during the morning.
Tyler Bray reaches deal in Jet Ski incident
The Journal News
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:04 PM PDT
Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray reached an agreement in court and
avoided a guilty plea this afternoon concerning a Fourth of July boating
incident. / Knoxville News Sentinel
Essex: Two children rescued from stuck jet ski
East Anglian Daily Times
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:48 PM PDT
A HELICOPTER crew from Wattisham Airfield were called to help two children who became stuck while on a jet ski in Brightlingsea
Good Samaritan tows stranded boat to Lake Erie shore
A Coast Guard boat and the boater
who reported the incident spotted a red flare in the air from a
disabled boat located about 250 yards off shore near Madison Township
Park. According to the Coast Guard officials, the three distressed boaters were ...
Vallejoan rescued out of Benicia waters
BENICIA -- A sailboat
capsized near Benicia while sailing along the Carquinez Strait on
Sunday morning, throwing a Vallejo man into the water, Benicia
firefighters said. At about 10:45 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to
the report of a capsized .
Riverland houseboat damaged by fire
ABC via Yahoo!7 News
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 18:38 PM PDT
Fire has damaged a houseboat at Cadell in the Riverland, leaving a damage bill of about $20,000.
Cops: Drunk man crashes boat on Lake Hopatcong
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Since the State Police Marine Division didn't have a boat
on the lake at the time and estimated about an hour until they could
respond, Hopatcong police said, officers Anthony Cirri and Paul Barta
grabbed their medical bags and commandeered a civilian
Missing boater found safe afer 10 hour search
The U.S. Coast Guard from Station Mayport ended a nearly 10 hour search for a missing boater
at Atlantic Beach. The Coast Guard got in contact with Kenneth Thomas'
mother around 7 a.m. on Tuesday and the mother said her son was on land
Teen enters plea in connection to boat crash
Lincoln Journal Star
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 11:00 AM PDT
A 19-year-old Lincoln man has pleaded no contest to boating under the influence and minor in possession for a May collision with a sailboat at Branched Oak Lake.