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Boating Safety Education Classes:
Improve your boating skills at Cape Lazo Squadron
Improve your boating
skills at Cape Lazo Squadron. Comox Valley Echo October 30, 2012. Cape
Lazo Power & Sail Squadron is offering the following courses: GPS -
Nov 10th Saturday, Tsolum Building, Courtenay Recreation Centre 9: 00 am
to 4: 30 pm.
Sheriffâs office, Coast Guard offer classes
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 06:03 AM PDT
The Clark County Sheriffâs Office and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer two boating education classes in the coming weeks.
Boating Safety News:
Funds awarded to boating facilities at Piedmont Lake
The Daily Jeffersonian
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:19 AM PDT
COLUMBUS -- The state Controlling Board released more than $442,000 Monday for boating
facility improvements at Piedmont Lake in Guernsey County. The
Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District will receive the Waterway
Safety Fund Cooperative Boating..
State boating deaths up, Douglas County down
KPIC CBS 4
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:24 AM PDT
A new report shows that 2012 has been an especially deadly year for
boaters in Oregon, but our area saw only one death on the water.
Manatees on the move
They warned boaters to watch out. At Lee County's Manatee Park, boater
Helen Gustafson tried spotting some in the waters. "You're always
looking for them," remarked Gustafson. While they're off in the
distance, she told us she has seen them up close ...
Great Lakes boaters and shippers to likely face record-low water levels into 2013
Ken Stevens | firstname.lastname@example.org A piece of exposed land in shallow
areas on the eastern end of White Lake is pictured on October 31, 2012.
The Ellenwood Landing dockominiums and condominiums in Montague are
pictured in the background.
Boating: Docking like a Pro!
Fort Myers Beach Observer
I seldom plagiarize others writing about boating,
but I was so taken with Andrews post on the Cruising Compass blog that I
will quote him extensively. He is clear and precise. Although he writes
about sailboats, power boaters can learn a lot from him.
Wording of boating tax law on ballots confuses many
The Wichita Eagle
Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:48 PM PDT
Two words buried in a full-page ballot question could kill a
constitutional amendment to slash the property taxes on Kansas
watercraft, proponents of the change worry.
MP 'feels sorry' for boat dwellers forced to relocate
Some families told to leave the Fish and Duck Marina in Holt Fen, near Little Thetford, met their local MP, Jim Paice. The boaters, many of whom live there permanently, say they have not been given long enough to find an alternative site, and there is ...
Boats Where They Don't Belong: In The Middle Of Metro-North TracksGothamist
Will the owner of a 40-foot white boat
called the "Gral Sper" please come remove it from the Metro-North
tracks ASAP? While it's no tanker, according to Governor Cuomo, the boat is currently blocking the tracks near the Ossining Station on the Hudson Line.
Man 'stabbed, thrown overboard' from yacht
police have boarded the police boat Lady Elizabeth IV at Picton and
headed into Queen Charlotte Sound after a man was allegedly assaulted
and thrown overboard from a yacht. Sergeant Kris Payne, of Picton, said a Nelson man visiting Picton told ...
Boat show chips in for rescue unit
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:46 PM PDT
BALLINA'S Marine Rescue unit raised enough money to keep it afloat
for three months at its Boat and Leisure Show held on the October long
weekend this year
Invasive species watercraft sticker to be required
The Laughlin Times
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:11 AM PDT
LAUGHLIN âThe Nevada Department of Wildlife has announced the details of its Aquatic Invasive Species watercraft sticker program, which will help fund efforts to prevent the spread of such invasive species as quagga mussels and milfoil.
Carbureted 2-stroke personal watercraft to be banned on Lake Mohave as of January 1
The Laughlin Times
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:12 AM PDT
LAUGHLIN â After Dec. 31 no one may operate a personal watercraft
on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave that does not meet the 2006 emission
standards set by EPA for the manufacture of two-stroke engines.
Police: Man found dead on sailboat, died of natural cause
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Daniel Barry, 59, was spotted slumped over the railing of his 27-foot sailboat,
police said Monday. Another boater saw Barry as they passed his vessel
anchored just 150 yards from the Bethune Point dock, police said.
Daytona Beach police spokesman ...
Coast Guard rescuers still optimistic about lost Bounty captainâs chances
The Wenatchee World
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:57 AM PDT
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. â The Coast Guard used ships and
airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the HMS
Bounty, which went down during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard
was optimistic Robin Walbridge, 63, of St. Petersburg, Fla., could
still be alive in his blazing red survival suit 90 miles off the North
Carolina coast. Wallbridge went overboard early Monday when the replica
Choctawhatchee Bay Boating Mishap
WJHG Panama City
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:08 AM PDT
A search continues for a missing Mary Esther man, who was lost in a late night boating accident.
Hundreds mourn boating victim
Hundreds of people turned out to remember Tauranga man Shaun Hogarth, who died in a boating
incident in Tauranga Harbour. Family and friends of the 23-year-old
stevedore gathered in Pyes Pa for a funeral service at 1pm yesterday.
Hundreds turned out ...
Dogs join search for missing boaterKTIV
It's been more than two weeks since a boater
disappeared in the Missouri River near Ponca State Park. Steven
Bevelhymer was fishing with his brother and attempting to anchor the
boat when both were pulled under by the current. While his brother was ...
Boat dealer sentenced to prison for boating crash that killed woman six years ago
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:40 AM PDT
An Orlando boat dealer accused of piloting a boat while he was drunk
and crashing, killing a 20-year-old and injuring several others, was
sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday.
Fatal Aegean Yacht Crash Result of 'Inadequate Lookout,' Report SaysPatch.com
The Aegean hit North Coronado Island, killing four people, during the
annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race in April due to “an inadequate lookout,” according to a final report from U.S. Sailing, the sport's governing body.
High winds capsize boat in Luther Marsh
UPDATE: High winds capsize boat in Luther Marsh. A boater was found alive and well following a three-hour search and rescue effort in the Luther Marsh. As two 24-year-old boaters attempted to return to shore on Monday (Oct. 29), high winds capsized . Canada
At least 30 boats lost at Perth Amboy yacht club
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
AMBOY — In Perth Amboy, the waterfront boardwalk has been ripped up,
homes are without roofs and dozens of downed trees and power lines lay
strewn all over this city, which sits on the Raritan Bay. Water rushed
over the brick boardwalk around 7 ...
Tidal surge overruns 2 NJ towns with floodwaters; boats, trucks rescue residents
N.J. – A huge tidal surge sent water overflowing a creek and gushing
out of storm drains in two northern New Jersey towns early Tuesday,
filling streets with up to 5 feet of water and setting off a frantic
rescue effort by boats and trucks. Gov.
Video: Jet skier navigates Superstorm Sandy floodwaters in New Jersey
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 22:17 PM PDT
THE flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy led to one New Jersey resident taking his jet ski for a ride.
The "Best" Videos Of Morons Goofing Around During Hurricane Sandy
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:15 PM PDT
For days, we were warned by Mayor Bloomberg, city officials, and
hysterical weathermen that Hurricane Sandy/Frankenstorm was going to be
an intense, serious storm that would cause massive amounts of damage and
endanger lives. And yet, some people decided it would be the perfect
time to try out their new jet ski in a flooded NJ town , or catch a few waves at the Rockaways, or just pose for photos ...
Today's top stories
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 07:54 AM PDT
Residents in Little Ferry, New Jersey, were rescued by an emergency
personnel craft. Credit: Adam Hunger / Reuters A Little Ferry resident
employed his jet ski to help take others to safety.
Credit: Adam Hunger / Reuters Ray Cilli, his dog Woubie and his friend
Greg managed to paddle to dry ground.
In Babylon Village, Hurricane Sandy unites a boating community
Los Angeles Times
VILLAGE, N.Y. -- The Sea Baby's stuck. The storm surge from Hurricane
Sandy tossed the 25-foot fishing boat into a pile of 40 boats at the
Suffolk Marine Center on Sumpwams Creek, a slender finger of water that
reaches into Long Island from the ...
Fishing, boating impacted by SandyThe Hour
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