Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boaters invited to free law enforcement seminar in Pontiac
The Oakland Press
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:45 AM PDT
The Birmingham Power Squadron is offering its Law Enforcement and Boating Regulations Seminar free of charge to the public at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22.
Boating safety class set for Saturday at Contact Point
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:10 AM PDT
Arizona Game and Fish Department is hosting a boating safety
course 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Contact Point Water Safety Center in
Lake Havasu City. The venue is at 1801 State Route 95, on the lakeside
of the highway about one mile south of Mulberry Boulevard.
Boat ramp education day in western Bay of Plenty on Saturday
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:45 PM PDT
A boat ramp education day is being held throughout the Western Bay of
Plenty this Saturday (weather permitting). Tauranga Harbour Master
Jennifer Roberts said the day is an opportunity to speak to people at
the beginning of the busy summer boating ..
Boating safety class at Bass Pro
1, 1982 to be able to show proof they have successfully completed an approved boating
safety course if they operate watercraft powered by a motor greater
than 10 horsepower. To register contact the Maumee Bay Watercraft Office
at 419-836-6003 or ...
Boating Safety News:
Not necessarily boating safety but used by many boaters:
Banana Boat recalls sunscreen over fire risk
2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of Banana Boat
sunscreen is recalling some half-million bottles of spray-on lotion
after reports that a handful of people have caught on fire after
applying the product and coming in contact with an open flame.
Yacht crew honoured for saving colleagues
A Melbourne yacht
crew has won a national search and rescue award for saving the lives of
six men stranded in rough waters off Port Campbell. Six sailors were
thrown overboard as their boat sank during a yacht race between Queenscliff and Port Fairy in ...
Coast Guard creates rescue swim training in NC
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:12 AM PDT
The Coast Guard has dedicated a $24 million center in
Elizabeth City to train rescue swimmers. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth
City reported ( http://bit.ly/WEoI7k ) that the center that was
dedicated Wednesday will replace a 68-year-old swimming pool that
officials say was too small and too shallow to simulate actual missions.
NH Marine Patrol seeking 2013 officers
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:53 AM PDT
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) â The New Hampshire Marine Patrol is recruiting for full-time officers for the 2013 boating season.
New Safety Certificate Required
East Hampton Star
Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone last week signed into a law a requirement that all recreational boaters living in Suffolk obtain a state safe-boating certificate. The law was passed unanimously by the County Legislature after a spate of fatal ...
NDOW: Invasive Species decal required in 2013
Reno Gazette-JournalAs boaters put equipment, boats and life jackets away for the winter, they should be aware of big boating changes coming up next year. On Jan. 1, 2013, boaters will be required to purchase an Aquatic Invasive Species decal from the Nevada Department of ...
Safe Boating Who goes where on the water?
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Knowing which vessel is “stand on” and which is “give way” is essential to be a safe boater,
so how does one know which is which? This determination is made by the
way every boat is “sectored” into green, red, and white sectors. The
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 21:14 PM PDT
The recent sinking of a boat on Eagle Mountain Lake was a terrible
accident that apparently cost a man his life. (See: "Man, 51, is missing
after boat sinks," Tuesday)
Undocumented migrants found on US yacht
The Courier Mail
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:00 PM PDT
US authorities say they have discovered undocumented immigrants hiding in the hull of a pleasure craft.
Fla. boating ramps, facilities to be improved with $5.2 million grants
WTXL ABC 27
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced the recipients for the 2012-2013 Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) grants. Twenty-seven different grants, totaling $5.2 million, will be awarded throughout the state.
Police: Man who lived aboard sailboat drowned
LaRive had previously described himself as homeless and was staying
aboard a boat anchored in the city-owned anchorage at Island Park, near
where his body was recovered Sunday morning. Release of his information
was delayed until his ..
3 die in coast guard boat capsizing
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:49 AM PDT
JEJU, South Korea, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A South Korean coast guard boat capsized Thursday while carrying out a rescue mission, resulting in the deaths of three sailors, officials said.
Omaha man faces charges in fatal boating accident
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 07:32 AM PDT
A 22-year-old Omaha man has been charged with manslaughter following an investigation into a July boating accident where a young woman was killed at Woodcliff Lake.
Dead airman struck by boat while survival training
(AP) -- Military officials say an Air Force officer died after he was struck by a boat
during ocean survival training at a Panhandle Navy Base. The Air Force
told the Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit.ly/TfYYPu ) on
Thursday that Maj. Garrett ...
Safety message comes from tragedy
The New Zealand Herald
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:26 PM PDT
For the first time since the death of his cousin, Rico Maaka took to the water to help launch a jet ski safety campaign.Seventeen-year-old Bishop Thompson died after being flung from a jet ski being driven by Mr Maaka and then being..
Coast Guard rescues boater and his dog
Houston ChronicleA New Orleans mariner and his pet dog were rescued after the boater
could not control the intake of water crashing into his 12-foot flat
boat Tuesday evening. Tom Wells and his dog were in the boat near Lake
Pontchartrain around 6:12 p.m.. After an ...
Team Oracle USA's $8M racing sailboat damaged; owner Larry Ellison spotted ...
Pacific Business News (blog)Oracle Team USA's $8 million, high-tech catamaran racing sailboat
was returned to its San Francisco base Wednesday morning after flipping
off the St. Francis Yacht Club near the Golden Gate Bridge, while team
owner Larry Ellison has been spotted in .
TOWARF rescues grounded sailboat off Bronte
Town of Oakville Water Air Rescue Force (TOWARF) had to do just that
earlier this month when it was called out onto Lake Ontario in heavy fog
after a sailboat became grounded just off Bronte Harbour. The volunteer team received the call from Joint ...
Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Stranded at Sea
NBC San Diego
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:55 AM PDT
A wave knocked two people from a boat into the Pacific Ocean Thursday forcing a U.S. Coast Guard rescue off Point Loma. Photo Credit: AP
Officials Investigating Boating Hit & Run at SML
ABC 13 Lynchburg
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:20 AM PDT
Smith Mountain Lake, VA - An investigation is underway at Smith
Mountain Lake after authorities say someone left the scene of a boating accident.
Arrest made in hit and run boating accident
A Roanoke man is behind bars tonight - charged with a hit and run boating
accident. A citizen's tip led police to arrest Terry Ray Richards
Senior Friday. He's charged with reckless operation of a motorboat and
failure to report an accident. Police say
Boater safely escapes explosion, fire on Estacada Lake
safely escapes explosion, fire on Estacada Lake. Rick Bella, The
Oregonian By Rick Bella, The Oregonian The Oregonian on October 18, 2012
at 2:09 PM, updated October 18, 2012 at 2:13 PM. Email | Print. Brought
to you by. ESTACADA -- A man .