************ VOTE! *******************
Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boating course on tap
The Post and Courier
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:23 PM PDT
The Charleston United States Sail and Power Squadron will conduct Americas Boating course 830 a.m.-530 p.m. Nov. 10 at 1376 Orange Grove Road.
Boating Safety News:
Drunken Boater Gets Probation
Gets Probation - Mountain News : Crime Log · Advanced Search · Clear ·
32° · Clear · Home · Contact Us · Place an Ad · Subscription Services ·
Submission Forms · Site Index · Online Features · Local Weather · News ·
E-edition · Crime .
JWoww's FiancÃ© Roger Mathews Hops on His Jet Ski to Help Superstorm Survivors
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:24 PM PDT
If JWoww still had any doubts that fiancÃ© Roger Mathews is one fine
guy, then this should pretty much nix any of that. In the aftermath of
Hurricane Sandy, the Jersey Shore...
Get ready for manatees to start showing up
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 15:17 PM PDT
Manatee season officially begins in South Florida on Nov. 15, as
boating restrictions take effect to protect the slow-moving marine
mammals from being killed or injured by watercraft.
Man arrested for shooting at sailboatWTNH
NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) -- New London Police arrested a man for shooting at a sailboat
that had broken loose from its mooring and washed ashore, hitting an
occupied house. On Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. police were notified about a
Boat thefts spike in East County, sheriff says
San Jose Mercury News
BETHEL ISLAND -- Sheriff's officials are telling boat owners to be on the lookout, as a recent spike in thefts saw at least six boats taken in October. Thefts were reported on Dutch Slough Road, Sandmound Boulevard and Sandmound Slough, according to ...
BoatUS urges Kansas boat owners to vote “yes” on boat property tax amendmentBoating Industry
Kan. November 1, 2012 – It's hard to be boat owner in Kansas. With a
high personal property tax on registered vessels, many boaters risk breaking the law to keep their boats in neighboring states. However, Boat Owners Association of The United ...
New regs threaten Seattle floating home lifestyle
The Wenatchee World
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:26 AM PDT
SEATTLE (AP) Some houseboat residents and people who live
aboard boats and barges in Seattle feel their lifestyle may be in
danger. The city is in the process of updating its shoreline management
program for the first time since 1987.
North Dakota ramps up aquatic nuisance species monitoring
WDAY 6 Fargo
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 07:17 AM PDT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department
documented only one new infestation of an aquatic nuisance species
during the past boating season.
Port Alberni boater's 'inexplicable' decision led to woman's death in 2008, judge says
Victoria Times Colonist
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:05 PM PDT
A Port Alberni man has been found at fault in a 2008 boating accident that killed a woman near Bamfield.
Authorities search for missing boater
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:58 AM PDT
Officials said they searched all day Monday for Robert Gregory, 41,
after a 911 call Monday morning said a boat capsized with Gregory and
18-year-old Tyler Carpenter in it. Carpenter was found safely in the
waters of the Choctawhatchee Ba
Poor seamanship blamed for two fatal California yachting wrecks
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Poor seamanship, including risky or inattentive sailing maneuvers, was primarily to blame for two yacht racing crashes in April that killed nine mariners off the California coast, yachting association investigators have found.
Coast Guard concludes HMS Bounty captain went down with ship
The Christian Science Monitor
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:48 AM PDT
Calling off efforts to find Capt. Robin Walbridge, US Coast Guard
proceeds with its investigation into why the replica of the HMS Bounty
sank Monday off the North Carolina coast in high seas of hurricane
This is it. Until now there was still a fainâ¦
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:34 AM PDT
The Coast Guard has ordered a formal investigation into
the sinking of a famous tall ship off the coast of North Carolina
during Hurricane Sandy
Officer tells of fatal boating excursion
Whitehorse Star Daily
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:15 PM PDT
When Const. Michael Potvin went out on the Mayo RCMPs riverboat the
day he drowned, it was only supposed to be on the water for an hour.
Lifeboat rescue after head injury
Isle of Wight County Press
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:34 AM PDT
BEMBRIDGE lifeboat was called to rescue a yacht crew member with a head injury at around 4pm today.
Boats scattered across Beach Haven post Sandy
WPVI 6abc Philadelphia
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:24 PM PDT
It's as if the entire Kiddie Beach section of Beach Haven West is a boatyard - watercraft of all sizes are piled everywhere.
Court releases report on Rehberg boating accident
The Hill (blog)
A hotly anticipated report issued Wednesday by a Montana court on its investigation of a 2009 boating
accident that badly injured Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) offered little
new information on the incident. Democrats had privately hoped for
months that ...
Boat catches fire behind Biloxi Boardwalk MarinaWLOX
was completely destroyed after catching fire around 2:40 p.m. Thursday
at the Biloxi Boardwalk Marina, according to City of Biloxi spokesperson
Vincent Creel. Eye witnesses said their was an explosion when the boat caught fire. Creel said the 20 ...
Aberdeen boater's life turned upside down
Asbury Park Press
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:28 PM PDT
ABERDEEN â For half the year, James Doblosky lived in his boat,
cruising for fish or going for jaunts up to New York Harbor. Doblosky's
boat is now lying upside down in Matawan Creek. Its name is the
Shipwreck Mary. 'I tried to tell him not to name it that,' said Yv
Sailor rescued from sailboat taking on water in Charleston Harbor
The Post and Courier
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:38 AM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued one person from the sailing vessel Sha Been as it takes on water in the Charleston Harbor.
Two Harbors family weathers Sandy
Lake County News Chronicle
Not the assessment you expect to hear from a family with two young girls trapped on a sailboat
and facing a Category 1 hurricane. But their years of sailing —
including a one-year trip to the Bahamas and a summer-long
circumnavigation of Lake Superior ...
Sailor rescued as yacht pounds against breakwater
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:20 AM PDT
The RNLI rescued a solo yachtsman as his boat was pounded against
Brighton marina's breakwater. Brighton's inshore lifeboat was able to
reach the man despite 3m-4m swell outside the marina entrance on
Thursday 1 November.
Sailors acquitted on four charges in Hot Liquid case
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:20 AM PDT
A sailing school boss and skipper have been acquitted of four of seven charges regarding a yacht rescue in the Channel.