Boating Safety Is For Life

Friday, September 14, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety Education Classes:

Boating course could save your life
Tampa Bay Newspapers
1, 1988, who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass an approved boatersafety course and have in his/her possession photographic identification and a boating safety education identification card issued by the Florida Fish and .

NMMA Customer Satisfaction Index Program recognizes 41 boat and engine ...
Boating Industry
“Recipients of the CSI Awards are leading the recreational boating industry forward by ensuring feedback from their customers is an integral part of their planning and manufacturing functions.” The following companies are being honored with 2012 CSI ...

Boating safety deadline Sept. 15
The Tri-City News
... will encounter. The more knowledge you have, the safer you and your family are. For more information on boating safety training, get in touch with Port Moody Power and Sail Squadrons at 604-516-6072 or look them up on the internet at

Boating News:

Gear guide: Boaters access page
Statesman Journal
Moving on: Projects such as the boaters access page are a conversion from printed publications of the past that would become outdated and were expensive. Follow up: The frustrated boater who originally emailed said this was exactly what he is looking for

Coast Guard offers reward in Michigan laser case
22 WSBT South Bend Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:57 AM PDT
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) ├ó The U.S. Coast Guard is offering a $1,000 reward for information after someone directed a green laser at one of its helicopters during training off West Michigan.

Boating Safety News:

New boating laws under fire
Bayside Leader
Boater Mike Sabey, also waterways reporter for 3AW, accused the State Government of missing an opportunity to address "the biggest issue facing our waterways - hoon jetskiing." "The new drink and drugs approach. especially, the zero blood alcohol ...

Sheriff's employees reprimanded for boating incident
NBC 2 Fort Myers Thu, 13 Sep 2012 08:47 AM PDT
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is punishing two employees after a Labor Day weekend boating incident that required a search and rescue effort.

Accused Drunk Boater Arraigned in Deadly LI Crash
NBC New York
The parents of a 7-year-old girl killed in a July 4th boating accident off Long Island made an emotional appeal Wednesday for mandatory training for all boaters, capacity limits and other changes during a New York state Senate committee hearing .

Sea Tow adds Midwest radio-check stations
Trade Only Today
Boaters in Grand Traverse Bay and the Manitou Passage can take advantage of the boating safety service free by calling channel 28 on their VHF radio. Crowley's Yacht Yard is also a Sea Tow ARC host station. Boaters in the Chicago Harbors area can take ..

Eastern LI DWI strategy results in more arrests
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Suffolk County district attorney on Friday are to announce a similar strategy aimed at boater operators. District Attorney Thomas Spota says the increased number of arrests is the result of more sobriety checkpoints and .

FWC Receives National Awards for Boating Safety Efforts
WCTV Tallahassee Fri, 14 Sep 2012 09:37 AM PDT
In addition to patrols on the water, FWC staff performs outreach and planning to promote safe and environmentally responsible boatingpractices.

Integrated effort expands boating safety message
In 1958 the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) began running a week-long campaign for SafeBoating Week (the week before Memorial Day) to educate and inform boaters about the importance of wearing life jackets and other safety behavior.

Boating Fatalities:

DA: Boater in fatal crash had high BAC
DA: Boater in fatal crash had high BAC. Originally published: September 12, 2012 7:33 AM Updated: September 12, 2012 10:46 AM By JOHN VALENTI Brian Andreski, 27, is scheduled to be arraigned. Photo
Private equity firm director pleads not guilty in fatal 2010 boat crash
New York Post Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:09 AM PDT
Two years after his 30-foot motorboat fatally rammed a Bayliner half its size in New York Harbor, a private equities firm director today pleaded not guilty to homicide and drunken boating charges. Richard Aquilone, 43, of Jersey City, is blaming a third vessel -- a Shark sightseeing boat -- for
Fatal boating accident
Fox 40 Jackson
boating trip turned fatal today. Authorities say three men went out on the water in Humphreys County. Their boat overturned and only two returned to shore. Dive teams from Leflore, Yazoo and Madison were called out to Little Eagle Lake to help aid in
Vehicular Homicide Charged in Boat Death
Wall Street Journal
In addition to aggravated vehicular homicide, Mr. Andreski is charged with vehicular manslaughter, boating while intoxicated, reckless operation of a vessel and other charges. The victim, 39-year-old Christopher Mannino, was drinking a cup of coffee on

Search for missing boater
FOX 11 Green Bay Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:41 PM PDT
The search for a missing boater in Shawano County, has been suspended for the night. Authorities say 57-year-old Green Bay man disappeared while on Korth Lake, that's just north of Cecil.

Boating Accidents:

Coast Guard rescues stranded boater
GREEN BAY - A Coast Guard rescue aircrew hoisted a woman to safety after her pontoon boat ran around Tuesday night. It happened in Willow Shoal, in the southwestern area of Green Bay. A friend of the woman notified the Coast Guard that the woman was ...

Sailboat crashes into rocks near Point Loma
SAN DIEGO -Four people were rescued from a sailboat that came dangerously close to crashing into rocks along Point Loma Wednesday. Lifeguards received a distress call around 4:30 p.m. after a current pushed the 27-foot sailboat aground at the tip of ..

The Rocketeer' -- Actor Billy Campbell Saves 3 Men After Boat Capsizes
Billy Campbell -- who played the title role in the 1991 classic "The Rocketeer" -- is being hailed as a hero this week after rushing to the aid of three men whose boat had capsized at sea. TMZ has learned ... Billy was sailing his brand new schooner 

Chesapeake rescuers help boater on Elizabeth River
The Virginian-Pilot Thu, 13 Sep 2012 08:33 AM PDT
CHESAPEAKE The fire and police departments are on the scene of a boat that has taken on water on the Elizabeth River. The person aboard the boat is safe, according to a police news release. The boat was between Dominion and Battlefield boulevards, not far from the locks bridge. The two departments dispatched rescue boats to the scene.

Wisconsin man rescued after sailboat capsizes
Rockford Register Star
A Ripon man has been rescued from Big Green Lake after his sailboat capsized. The Green Lake County sheriff's office says 68-year-old Ralph Rich was a quarter-mile off shore when his sailboatcapsized Wednesday afternoon along the east end of the lake.

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