Boating Safety Is For Life

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety Education Classes:

The Boating Hub Is Launched To Make It Plain Sailing To Find Live Boating Courses And Training Centres
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:44 PM PDT
The Boating Hub sets sail with a new website to make it quick and easy to find boating courses and training centres worldwide.(PRWEB UK) 23 October 2012 The Boating Hub is delighted to announce the launch of its new website designed to help make it easier and quicker for anyone looking to find boating training courses across the UK, US, Europe and Worldwide. The Boating Hub's new website is ..

Delmarva Now
The class will teach safe boating skills to help lay the groundwork for years of boating fun.The course is designed for the average boater and will cover such topics as the various types and features of boats; trailering, safe fueling and basic .

 Coast Guard Hosts Boater Safety Class
9&10 News Cadillac Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:45 PM PDT
Whether it is on a pontoon, speedboat, or canoe, many of us get caught up in having fun out on the water and forget the basic safety rules that come along with boating. The Coast Guard Auxiliary hosted

Boating Safety News:

Coast Guard Auxiliary Joins Forces with the Alliance for Safe Navigation
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:36 PM PDT
The Alliance for Safe Navigation, whose mission is to raise boater awareness about the importance of up-to-date navigational information, is teaming up with the Coast Guard Auxiliary to encourage boating safety.St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Alliance for Safe Navigation, whose mission is to raise boater awareness about the importance of up-to-date navigational information, today ..

 Residents, boaters urged to prepare for 'Frankenstorm'
Greenwich Time
Mark Legenos installs hurricane shutters on a home on West Beach Drive in Stratford Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Legenos estimated the company he works for, Shade and Shutter Systems, Inc., saw a 30% increase in sales following Hurricane Irene. Photo: 

 Boaters left holding the bag for uninsured vessels
Hawaii News Now
She believes requiring all boaters to have insurance and making boater education mandatory could create responsible owners and reduce salvage costs now born by the boating special fund. Since 2002 the fund has paid $481,218 for groundings of ...

 Welcome, Boaters! | CGAUX: Recreational Boating Safety OutreachWelcome to the US Coast Guard Auxiliary's Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Department. We're the part of the Auxiliary that works with other organizations ...

Ind. police agency starting Ohio River boat patrolSan Francisco Chronicle
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Jeffersonville police will soon begin patrolling the Ohio River with a new 27-foot boat, meaning the department won't have to depend on other agencies to handle emergencies along the river in the southern Indiana city.

 Sailing yachts remain vulnerable to pirate attacks
Sail World
Roving sailors take note: Intelligence from the NATO Shipping Centre (NSC), the Maritime Security Centre for the Horn of Africa (MSCHOA), UK Maritime and other agencies remains clear; that all sailing yachts should avoid transiting the High Risk Area ...

Testing begins for NH marine patrol recruits
Boston Globe Sat, 27 Oct 2012 07:06 AM PDT
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) â The New Hampshire Marine Patrol is recruiting full-time officers for the 2013 boating season.

Boating News:

 DFO seeks boater who cruised too close to whales
Alberni Valley News Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:16 PM PDT
An investigation into the disturbance of humpback whales in the Alberni Inlet in September has been turned over to the DFO. 

Boaters urged to slow after rare sea turtle spotted in Bay
KTVU Sat, 27 Oct 2012 16:06 PM PDT
A rare sea turtle was been spotted and photographed in the Berkeley Marina Saturday morning during a routine patrol and a warning has gone out to boaters urging them to slow down. Berekely Harbor Master Dominic Moreno saw the creature swimming during his morning patrol. He said the turtle appeared to be healthy, but could be in danger of being struck by a boater. Moreno alerted marine biologists ...


Boating Fatalities:

 Alleged drunken boater was in 'no condition' to waive rights, attorney says
The Patriot Ledger
Attorney Gregory Sullivan, right, escorts client Justin McDonald, of Marshfield, as they leave Plymouth District Court, Monday, July 18, 2011. McDonald is charged in connection with boat accident that killed his friend, Steven "Zac" Woods of Marshfield.

Jury convicts Deerfield Beach man of BUI manslaughter
Sun-Sentinel Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:37 PM PDT
May 2010 boating crash in Delray Beach killed Mandy J. Romeu's passenger It was shortly after 2 a.m. when Mandy J. Romeu took the wheel of his 34-foot powerboat and left the dock along the Intracoastal Waterway with passengers Christopher Smith and his older sister, Alexandra Smith, not long after meeting them at a Delray Beach lounge

 Body of boater found
Fort Frances Times Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:46 PM PDT
As a result of an extensive search by police and civilians, police confirmed the body of John Cochrane, 43, of Mitaanjigaming First Nation was recovered from the waters of Stanjikoming Bay at 11:20 a.m. on Friday. No foul play is suspected and OPP is continuing to assist the Regional Coroners office. read more

Minn. teen dies in boating accident
FOX 9 News
Minn. teen dies in boating accident. Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2012 8:17 PM EST. Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012 8:17 PM EST. MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown High School is playing tonight's playoff football game in honor ...

 Police Search For Missing Lake Arthur Boater
CBS Pittsburgh Sat, 27 Oct 2012 12:59 PM PDT
Police are searching for a man who went missing in Moraine State Park Friday night.

Boating Accidents:

 Smyrna officers dive into water to save boater - WSMV Channel 4
Two Smyrna police officers jumped into the water and save a stranded boater on Thursday.

  Montcalm County couple rescued from island after sailboat capsizes
The Grand Rapids Press -
MONTCALM COUNTY, MI – A Lakeview couple was rescued Thursday, Oct. 25, from a small island on Tamarack Lake after their sailboat capsized. John and Lee London were sailing in gusty winds on Tamarack Lake when their sailboat capsized. They were ...

Coast Guard rescues four after boat capsizes off Siesta Key
The Tampa Tribune Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:01 AM PDT
The Coast Guard rescued four people Thursday after their 27-foot boat capsized four miles off the coast of Siesta Key in Sarasota County.  

  Fire destroys houseboat in Glen Canyon
CBS 5 Phoenix Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:57 AM PDT
A houseboat named Take a Message was 75 percent destroyed by a fire Thursday morning in the Wahweap Marina in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. 

Park Service credits quick response in Lake Powell houseboat fire
The Salt Lake Tribune Fri, 26 Oct 2012 07:42 AM PDT
Park Service credits quick response in Lake Powell houseboat fire by Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune Published Oct 26, 2012 08:36AM MDT A National Park Service official is crediting quick-acting federal and local firefighters for preventing a houseboat fire at Lake Powellâs Wahweap Marina from spreading or causing injuries. Glen Canyon Deputy Superintendent Brian Carey said Friday that public ..

Coast Guard helps rescue 2 people from lake St. Clair after personal watercraft runs aground
ClickOnDetroit Fri, 26 Oct 2012 03:36 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard says one of its crews helped rescue two people who were thrown into Lake St. Clair when their personal watercraft ran aground ..

 Boat catches fire on Lake Champlain
San Francisco Chronicle
He told police that he had been transporting the boat to a New York marina for winter storage when he smelled smoke and found flames and smoke near the generator and circuit board of the boat. He tried to extinguish the flames with fire extinguishers ..

 Man overboard plucked from big lake off Bear IslandThe Laconia Daily Sun
... gotten pulled from the water but the boat was still circling. Marine Patrol was able to secure the boat and said there was no damage. Lake was unharmed. Marine Patrol cautions boaters to always wear a life preserver and the use the boats safety .

Their watercraft stranded, three women rescued in Hernando
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay Sat, 27 Oct 2012 06:14 AM PDT
Three women were rescued Friday night after their two personal watercraft became stuck in dangerous  

 Off-Duty CCFD Lieutenant Rescues 4 After Boat Sinks
Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Central Coventry Fire Lt. Mike DeCesare and neighbor Leo Roy were wrapping up a long day of fishing near Bonnet Shores when DeCesare heard the sound of air horns in the distance. Soon after, he heard yelling and spotted a ...

Boat fire mars fishing trip
The Signal Sat, 27 Oct 2012 17:48 PM PDT
A boater returning home from a fishing trip near Mammoth Lakes watched helplessly Saturday as his boat burned on the side of the Highway 14 freeway in Newhall.

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