Boating Safety Education Classes:
Safe boating class to be held at Marblehead High School
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:10 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliaryâs âBoating Skills and Seamanshipâ course is a comprehensive
course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. The
course, now in its 13th edition, consists of eight core two-hour
lessons, plus final, presented on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. starting
Sept. 11, at Marblehead High School, 2 Humphrey St.
WYANDOTTE: Boating skills class begins Sept. 17 at Copeland Center
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 11:16 AM PDT
WYANDOTTE Dennis McHugh is not shy about touting the boating course his organization offers twice a year for Downriver residents looking to sharpen their skills and learn safety pointers.
Boating Safety News:
Life Jackets Save Four Boaters
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
Life jackets are getting the credit for saving the lives of boaters
who got into trouble in two separate incidents off Wasaga Beach. The
first call came just after 3 PM on Tuesday when a fourteen foot sailboat
overturned about a kilometre into the bay ...
Exercise Caution While Boating This Labor Day Weekend
Highland Community News
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:01 AM PDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Department of Boating and Waterways (DBW) asks boaters to exercise caution on the water during the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
The California Department of Boating and Waterways Launches Digital Boating Facility Locator
PRWeb via Yahoo! News
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:22 AM PDT
New digital boating app provides powerful searching
capabilities and highlights facility amenities(PRWEB) August 30, 2012
The California Department of Boating and Waterways (DBW) launches the first-ever digital Boating Facility Locator, providing directions, weather and news for more than 1,400 boating facilities throughout California. Created by full-service advertising firm, Glass Agency, the ...
APD: "No-Refusal" For Labor Day Weekend; Personal Watercraft Banned On Lake Austin
KEYE TV Austin
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:44 PM PDT
The Austin Police Department says they will be out this Labor Day
weekend enforcing a "No-Refusal" DWI initiative. Certain types of
boats will also be banned on Lake Austin over the holiday weekend. APD
says the DWI initiative will start Friday at 9 p. ...
Boaters beware of water police
Got Labor Day weekend plans? A lot of people will hit the water for one last weekend of boating
or swimming fun. The Lowndes County Sheriff's Boat Patrol will work to
make sure the busy weekend is a safe one. Ending the summer with a bang
on Labor Day
State creates boating safety checklist
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The state has created a boating safety checklist following many fatalities this year. KTUU ( http://is.gd/weQ8Ol) reports that the Alaska Office of Boating Safety has developed the checklist, which includes safety messages ...
Whitehead: Be wary of strong currents in the harbor
This summer has been great for boating
with mild temperatures, only a few hurricane swells reaching our waters
and a moderate wind blowing in the afternoons for the rag boaters. However, the surf will build this weekend and boaters should be cautious ...
First responders risk their lives saving others
The Biloxi Sun Herald
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:37 PM PDT
BILOXI -- Police Sgt. Darrell Montiforte was headed to work Wednesday
when he heard a police dispatcher send out a distress call about a
stranded boater in Biloxi's Back Bay at the Popp's Ferry Bridge.
For DNR Police, shaky eyes are the best indicators
The Daily Record
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:18 PM PDT
" When Department of Natural Resources
Police Cpl. Robert Martin or Officer Steven Hunter pulls someone over,
he pays attention to whether he can smell alcohol, if the boaters speech is slurred and if the boater has color in his face. The officers also keep an eye out for unusual behavior. "
Gloucester Coast Guardâs three-hour search fails to find kayak owner
North Shore Sunday
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 07:46 AM PDT
After a three-hour search that failed to turn up a distressed kayaker or the owner of an unmanned kayak, the U.S. Coast Guard reminds boaters to affix contact information to small boats to prevent unnecessary searches.
Police Cracking Down On Drunken Driving, Boating For Labor Day Weekend
CBS New York
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:19 AM PDT
Police are trying to keep the roads and waterways safe for Long Islanders this Labor Day weekend.
Mariners, think safety, and be ready for bad weather
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:13 PM PDT
Autumn is a fine time for boating, with many days of pleasant
temperatures, clear skies and fair winds. But as news accounts from the
Gulf about Isaac have been reminding us, itâs also hurricane season.
Hopefully big storms will spare...
County Cracks Down on Drunken Boating
Wall Street Journal
County police set up boater
checkpoints for the first time last weekend and will have them up again
over the Labor Day holiday. Police Commissioner Edward Webber said his
department has made 15 boating while intoxicated arrests this year, more than in ...
Boating safety emphasis this weekend
The Spokesman Review (blog)
The Spokane County Sheriff's Office will be on patrol on area lakes and rivers over the Labor Day weekend for an emphasis on boater safety. Boats will be inspected on the water and at ramps, so make sure you have all the required safety equipment ...
Boaters beware: Lake levels, crowds a dangerous mix
Daily Tribune News
As Labor Day approaches and a long weekend calls boaters
to the water to celebrate the unofficial end of summer, water levels at
Lake Allatoona will add a level of danger to what should be a
fun-filled day on the lake. To ensure this Labor Day is
Boating safety is always a front-burner topic
Lake County News Sun
safety is always a front-burner topic. August 31, 2012 5:08PM.
Reprints. Story Image. This collage of pictures was provided by pro
angler Theresa Meade of Ingleside, who took the photos at her sixth
annual Chain O' Lakes Youth Tournament that .
Aegean Sailboat Wreckage Discovered
San Diego 6
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:53 PM PDT
A San Diego lifeguard and a boater captured video they believe
shows the wreckage of a sailboat that ran aground on one of the
Coronado Islands, killing four people, during a race in April
El Capitan boater found dead
KUSI News San Diego
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 09:45 AM PDT
ALPINE (CNS) - A 51-year-old man who disappeared after he jumped from
a boat in the El Capitan Reservoir over the weekend was found dead
Tuesday, sheriff's officials said.
Search continues for lost boater
The Southern Illinoisan
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:30 AM PDT
Crews continued their search of the Ohio River on Tuesday for Robbie
Goins, 40, of Villa Ridge. Goins boat was seen Monday circling in the
water with nobody onboard.
Miami boating death trial begins
Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Miami-Dade prosecutors said a boat-owner was
criminally reckless in the death of a passenger, but defense attorneys
countered it was a tragic accident. Prosecutors say Eulices Alvarez
Barrios tossed an inebriated passenger off ...
Body Of Missing Boater Recovered; Man Identified
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:57 PM PDT
The search for a missing boater in Middle River came to an end Thursday morning after his body was found near Frog Mortar Creek.
One crewman missing after fishing boat sinks near Alaska
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 09:55 AM PDT
Three crewmen of the Advantage are rescued and being treated for hypothermia as the U.S. Coast Guard continues its search for the missing crew member.
Dozens feared dead in Guinea boat accident
CONAKRY Aug 31 (Reuters) - At least eight people were confirmed to have drowned and dozens more were feared dead after a boat carrying about 45 passengers capsized off the Guinean capital Conakry on Friday evening, authorities said. "We do not ..
Volunteers search for Marshall boater
Anchorage Daily News
was last seen taking his boat up the Yukon River. His boat was found
Aug. 20 on a river bank. Troopers and volunteers searched for six days
with no results. However, volunteers are continuing the effort. Marshall
Tribal Administrator Nick Andrew Jr ...
Boater rescued on his boat in Biloxi Bay
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:41 PM PDT
A boater who refused to evacuate and tried to ride out Isaac on his boat on Biloxi Bay needed rescuingÂ Wednesday.
Two rescued after yacht capsizes off Padstow
Two rescued after yacht capsizes off Padstow. Two men have been taken to hospital after their yacht capsized in squally conditions off Cornwall. The 30ft (9m) yacht was about half-a-mile (800m) off Trevose Head, near Padstow, when it got into
Couple rescued after sailboat capsizes in Sebago Lake
LAKE – A vacationing couple is lucky to be alive after their boat
capsized Tuesday in Sebago Lake, according to the man who towed the
16-foot rented sailboat to safety. Paul Bourque, a Frye Island resident and owner of TowBoatU.S./Sebago Lake ...
Simon Cowell Rescues 9 From Sinking Yacht
The Insider via omg!
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:05 PM PDT
Simon Cowell turned into a real life superhero last night when he saved nine people from a sinking yacht in St. Tropez.
Hunstanton lifeboat called to rescue yacht at Brancaster Staithe
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:56 AM PDT
Two people were rescued by Hunstanton lifeboat this afternoon after their yacht was caught in a gale.
Essex Police/Fire: Sailboat freed after running aground
Gloucester Daily Times
ESSEX — A 37-foot sailboat
ran aground at the mouth of Essex River Wednesday about 2:22 p.m.,
according to police. Police received a call about the distressed
boaters, and passed it to the Gloucester harbormaster and the U.S. Coast
Guard, who have ...
Coast Guard rescues boaters in Sheboygan
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:47 AM PDT
Two people who fell into Lake Michigan in Sheboygan after the boat
they were on crashed into a breakwall on Thursday were rescued by the
U.S. Coast Guard.
Boat fees proposed for Saratoga Lake: Local marinas opposed
Boaters and a kayaker enjoy Saratoga Lake Thursday. Ed Burke 8/30/12. SARATOGA SPRINGS — Non-resident boaters
on Saratoga Lake might be assessed an annual registration fee ranging
from $30 to $75 depending on boat size. However, the proposal ...
Boaters asked to help fight the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels
Lake County News
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 04:27 AM PDT
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. â State and local agencies battling the spread of
invasive quagga and zebra mussels are asking boaters to be especially
vigilant over the three-day Labor Day weekend. Quagga and zebra mussels
are non-native freshwater mussels that multiply quickly and can encrust watercraft and infrastructure. They also can compete for food with more desirable species The mussels spread ...