Boating Safety Is For Life

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

 News Item Of the Day:  Even The Master And Commander Needs the US Coast Guard

Master and Commander No More: Russel Crowe Rescued by Coast Guard
The Atlantic Wire Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:54 AM PDT
Russel Crowe, who played Rear-Admiral Jack Aubrey in Master & Commander: the Far Side of the World , got lost on the far side of Long Island while on a canoe trip on Sunday and had to wait for a Coast Guard boat to pick them up.  Crowe is in Long Island filming another movie about a boat, Darren Aronofsky's arc-epic  Noah . Let's hope that his success captaining that ship turns out a little ... 

Boating Safety Education Classes:

WYANDOTTE: Boating skills class begins Sept. 17 at Copeland Center
The News-Herald Mon, 03 Sep 2012 04:41 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. 

Boaters: Power Squadron announces new schedule for safety classes
The Suffolk Times Mon, 03 Sep 2012 13:05 PM PDT
The Peconic Bay Power Squadron released this week a new schedule for upcoming boater safety classes and seminars. The following is a list of the events that will be offered in our area: Seminars Subject: Hurricanes and Boats, Squadron: Peconic Bay Contact: Peter Young Phone: 631-298-4326 Email: Location: West Marine Address: 1089 Old Country [...] 

 Coast Guard offers boat safety class
The World Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:16 AM PDT
CHARLESTON The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an 8-hour boating safety education course Saturday, Oct. 13 in Charleston. The course covers the basics of boating safety, rules of the

Boating News:

Boaters Enjoying Holiday Weekend Despite Gas Prices
Boaters Enjoying Holiday Weekend Despite Gas Prices. ALUM CREEK--Prices at the pump could affect a weekend spent on the lake. Now boaters are starting to feel the pinch. Some insist on riding the waves and enjoying the holiday weekend. Isaac hasn't ...

Boating Safety News:

Coast Guard Boater Safety Tips, Several Water Accidents This Year
9&10 News Cadillac Sun, 02 Sep 2012 19:26 PM PDT
This summer police marine divisions and the US Coast Guard have seen many drownings. The Coast Guard urges people to be safe on the water, whether they are boating or swimming. There are several things 

Officials encourage boater safety on lakes
CBS 46 News Atlanta Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:58 PM PDT
Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources urge boaters to be cautious during Labor Day weekend. 

KCTV5Troopers ask boaters to stay alert even as summer boating season ends
KCTV Kansas City
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Sheriff's office patrolling Lake Pleasant for drunk boaters
East Valley Tribune
Deputies have been keeping a close eye on drivers and boaters this Labor Day weekend, reminding those celebrating the holiday to be responsible and to always put safety first. Nearly a thousand visitors have been out at Lake Pleasant for the weekend ...

Record number of boaters caught drunk on the water
Radio Iowa
There have been a record number of drunken boating arrests on Iowa waterways this year. Susan Stocker, boating law administrator with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says 88 people have been ticketed for boating while intoxicated (BWI) ...

Boating Fatalities:

UPDATE: Missing Boater's Body Found
9&10 News Cadillac Sun, 02 Sep 2012 21:11 PM PDT
9&10 News has just learned dive teams found the body of the boater who went missing Friday. The body of Gary Ciaglaski was located in Lake Michigan just after 3:30 Sunday afternoon. Ciaglaski is from 

Search underway for missing boater in Cross Lake
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Sun, 02 Sep 2012 13:17 PM PDT
RCMP, emergency crews and volunteers are searching in a northern Manitoba lake today for a 68-year-old boater who has been missing since Saturday afternoon.  

Boston Brahmin scion killed by rogue wave off Newfoundland
Boston Globe
Dr. Edmund B. 'Ned' Cabot, a retired surgeon and scion of a Boston Brahmin family, who drowned Saturday off the coast of Newfoundland when a rogue wave swept him from his yacht. Dr. Edmund B. “Ned” Cabot, a retired surgeon and scion of a Boston .

 Jet Ski crash kills man on Biscayne Bay
Local 10 Miami Mon, 03 Sep 2012 03:54 AM PDT
A 27-year-old man is dead after the jet ski he was driving crashed into a boat just after 10 p.m. on Sunday, Miami police said. A family of five was aboard the boat the jet ski crashed into. None of them were injured, but some were shaken by the tragic accident. Police spent most of the night interviewing witnesses. Investigators want everyone to be safe over the holiday weekend. "There are no ... 

 Divers Locate Body of Missing Boater
NBC Connecticut
Divers have located the body of a boater that went missing in the Connecticut River on Sunday evening. A Coast Guard spokesman says the victim is a 35-year old man from Middletown. His body was located just before 1 a.m. by a regional dive team about ...

 Boater drowns in Lake Conroe while trying to save friends
CONROE, Texas-- A search along Lake Conroe ended in tragedy Saturday when search teams found a missing boater in 25 feet of water, marking an end to a long day of searching. The victim had tried to rescue two women he believed to be drowning.

 Boating accident on Cherokee Lake kills one person
WBIR-TV Knoxville Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:31 AM PDT
A two boat accident on Cherokee Lake Monday afternoon killed one person and left three others injured. 

 Hiwassee Boating Accident Kills One
WTVC Chattanooga Mon, 03 Sep 2012 08:03 AM PDT
by John Madewell We're learning more about a deadly boat crash in Meigs County last night. The crash, involving two boats, happened on the Hiwassee River near the Highway 58 bridge. Right now, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency officers are gathering evidence off the two boats. ... 

 Norfolk: Dead Couple Were On Boating Holiday
Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News Mon, 03 Sep 2012 06:57 AM PDT
A couple found dead in a river in the Norfolk Broads were on a boating holiday from their home in Surrey, it has emerged. 

 Dog River Search and Rescue Ends
WKRG News 5 Mobile Tue, 04 Sep 2012 06:38 AM PDT
There are reports that family members of two men who fell from a Jet Ski into the Dog River Monday have said that the men are dead and that their bodies have been recovered 

1 dead in Lake McConaughy boat crash
Omaha World-Herald Tue, 04 Sep 2012 05:42 AM PDT
Several others reportedly were injured when a jet ski and boat crashed Sunday afternoon.

 Autopsy: Man who fell off sailboat was drunk
SAN DIEGO -- A 57-year-old Coronado man who died after falling off his boat while sailing with friends in San Diego Harbor in July drowned, authorities said. Autopsy results released by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office showed Ronald Frank ...

 Colorado man charged in boater's death in Nebraska
9 News Denver Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:57 PM PDT
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have released more information on a deadly collision between a personal watercraft and a boat on Lake McConaughy (mah-CAHN'-eh-hay) in western Nebraska.

Boating Accidents:

Cleveland: Good Samaritan helps in Cuyahoga River rescue
WKYC Cleveland Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:52 PM PDT
A man was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard late Sunday afternoon after a boater spotted him in the Cuyahoga River. 

 Local teens injured in jet ski crash
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls Mon, 03 Sep 2012 05:55 AM PDT
Two local teenagers were recovering Monday morning following a jet ski crash on Lake Texoma. 

 Marine Collision Due to Impaired Boater
An investigation by the Mounties into a complaint of a marine vessel collision, which happened at St. Anthony Harbour on Saturday, has led to a man being arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vessel. There were damages to several ...

 Passing sailboat rescues 6 men from capsized boat off Sanibel Island
Bay News 9
Passing sailboat rescues 6 men from capsized boat off Sanibel Island. coast-guard-helicopter-0717. (PHOTO/FILE) U.S. Coast Guard officials said six men took turns sitting on the hull of their capsized boat until they were rescued Saturday morning.

 7 rescued after sailboat catches fire near Bellingham
The Coast Guard says seven people aboard a 46-foot sailboat jumped overboard and were rescued after their boat caught fire southwest of Bellingham near Lummi Island. Spokesman Nate Littlejohn says the people were rescued by another boat before a ..

 Dunsmuir man remains in hospital after Lake Shasta boating collision
The Record Searchlight Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:45 PM PDT
A Dunsmuir man is still in a Redding hospital this afternoon after the personal watercraft he was riding on Lake Shasta collided with a boat driven by his brother. 

Girl, 7, suffers severe injuries in Labor Day watercraft collision on Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Daily Tribune Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:54 PM PDT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. â A 7-year-old girl suffered severe leg and foot injuries and was hospitalized along with her 5-year-old brother and mother following a personal watercraft collision Monday morning on Lake Tahoe.  

 2 Jet Ski Operators Lucky To Still Be Alive
WJHG Panama City Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:04 PM PDT
Two jet ski operators were injured when their watercraft crashed at Deer Point Lake this afternoon. 

Burning boat sinks in channel at Columbia Park
Fond du Lac Reporter
A boat from the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office tows a submerged boat from the mouth of the channel leading into Columbia Park on the east shore of Lake Winnebago Sunday afternoon. The boat apparently caught fire after its engine malfunctioned.

Life vests, Jet Ski rider save 4 kids from Lake Mead capsized boat
FOX 5 Las Vegas Mon, 03 Sep 2012 21:11 PM PDT
A man on a Jet Ski helped rescue four children after their small boat capsized on Lake Mead. 

 Sailboat Fire in Branford Harbor
NBC Connecticut
John Algozzine, of New York, and some friends were onboard a boat heading back to New York on Tuesday morning when it exploded in Branford Harbor. Algozzine said he and his friend were making coffee on the 30-foot sailboat when there was a sudden ...

 Louis C.K.'s boating disaster
Jam! Showbiz Tue, 04 Sep 2012 09:52 AM PDT
Comedian Louis C.K. was reportedly left red-faced after running his new boat aground during its maiden voyage over the weekend 

 Girl injured on Grapevine Lake
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Tue, 04 Sep 2012 07:15 AM PDT
A teen-age girl suffered a head injury Monday while operating a personal watercraft, authorities said.

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