Boating Safety Education Classes:
Bellone signs bill requiring boating classes
Flanked by two women whose daughters died in separate Long Island boating
accidents, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Thursday signed into
law a bill that will require everyone who drives a motorboat registered
in the county to complete a safety ...
Life-Saving Heritage Foundation Explores Local Stations
The Sag Harbor Express
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 06:25 AM PDT
The U.S. Life Saving Service Heritage Foundation was founded in 1995
by a group of marine historians, museum directors, veterans and national
park service directors interested in the preservation of the history of
Americaâs fast-vanishing lifesaving and early Coast Guard lifeboat stations. So this week, as the not-for-profit made its way to Sag Harbor for its annual members meeting, visits to .
Letters: Boating safety courses are overdue
Why should someone who has not taken a boating safety class be permitted to operate a powerful boat that has no brakes and steers from the rear? I have been boating for many years and consider myself a safe boater. I've taken every class from the ...
Boating safety course offered
Tampa Bay Newspapers
DUNEDIN – “About Boating
Safely,” a course offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Dunedin
Flotilla, will be taught Oct. 20-21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Coast
Guard Auxiliary classroom at Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St., second floor.
Register by Oct. 15 ...
Tahoe Boaters Alerted of Asian Clam Control Project
heading to Lake Tahoe in the next 6 weeks may experience a short delay
when entering Emerald Bay due to an Asian clam control project that will
be taking place there. The Asian clam control project is being
implemented by a team of partners ...
From The Boathouse: Marina tideland fee hike would hurt the industry
The majority of boaters are not wealthy; rather, they are middle-class, hard-working people who use boating for family recreation and fishing. The average boat size is less than 26 feet with an outboard engine. These boaters will be hit the hardest
Boating Safety News:
Time wasted on Passaic River emergency hoax
Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:45 PM PDT
A distressed-boater call on the Passaic River was a hoax,
authorities declared Thursday as they ended a lengthy, multi-agency
search for a sinking boat mentioned in the brief radio transmission the
Boating column: Time to winterize your boat
For the majority of boaters the 2012 boating
season will soon end. Here are some suggestions that you can follow
before you put your boat away for the winter. Make sure you check your
owner's manual for specific winterizing instructions for your boat.
There is a strong lesson here. Wear a lifejacket! Stay with the boat.
Divers recover body of drowned boater
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:32 PM PDT
Divers have recovered the body of the missing boater who drowned in American Lake on Tuesday. Family members identified the boater as Franklin R. Harvey, 63, of Tacoma.
Body of missing boater found east of Bokeelia
WINK TV Southwest Florida
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:46 AM PDT
The Coast Guard and local agencies suspend the search for a missing
88-year-old man after his body was found east of Bokeelia on Northern
Pine Island at approximately 9 a.m., Wednesday.
Yacht not fit for deadly trip
New Zealand Herald
An English sailor's yacht
was a mess and in no state for a planned trip across the Tasman when it
sank near Cape Reinga, the Coroner's court has been told. Malcolm
Waddilove, 77, is presumed to have drowned after his 8m yacht, Boadicea, struck trouble ...
Body of Lee boater found in Gulf
Naples Daily News
Pine Island Fire Department confirms that the body of 88-year-old
Robert Hodge was found Wednesday after he was reported missing the night
before. The U.S. Coast Guard spent the night and morning searching for
Hodge after his wife contacted the .
Boating accidents kill 2 Kenai Peninsula men in 3 days
cold waters of fall have proven particularly deadly out near Portage,
between the Chugach and Kenai mountain ranges. In three days, one man
has been killed and another is missing and presumed dead, both apparent
victims in recreational accidents on ...
Seward man dies in boating accident
Seward Phoenix Log
Harold Moore, 69 of Seward, died in a boating
accident Monday at 20 Mile River, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Moore, along with Nathan Cone, 29, and Ronald Cone, 55, both of
Anchorage were traveling upriver in a 16-foot aluminum boat when the .
Burnaby RCMP look for possible missing boater
Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:57 PM PDT
An empty deflated boat along the Burrard Inlet shoreline has Burnaby
RCMP officers wondering what's happened to the owner of the boat.On Oct.
Giant wave caused capsize deaths
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 04:39 AM PDT
Two sailors from Essex were killed when their yacht was hit by a 20ft (6m) wave off Portugal.
Firefighters battle Naples sailboat blaze
Officials we spoke to say when they arrived, they found a 40-foot sailboat
named "Eve" with smoke coming from the vessel. As firefighters were
getting the hoses ready, heavy smoke and flames started showing. Though
the interior has significant damage, ...
Coast Guard Auxilary Aids Two Boaters; One in Water
United States Coast Guard is the nation's smallest armed uniformed
force, with just approximately 42,000 active duty personnel. Yet it has
numerous missions. The Coast Guard is, of course, responsible for
maritime search and rescue. It also has ..
Marine patrol finds distressed boater
The sheriff's office Marine Patrol Unit found a 31-foot sailboat
whose captain issued a distress call early Friday morning. Deputies say
the boat was 10 miles off Englewood's Stump Pass when they found it
around 7:35 a.m.. The captain, who was alone on ...
3 men rescued from burning fishing boat off Cannon Beach
Coast Guard received a mayday call from the crew of the Honolulu-based
vessel Havana about 6 a.m. They had reported the 35-foot boat was burning 17 miles west of Cannon Beach. A helicopter crew from Newport responded to the scene along with a .