Boat destroys coral and concerns environmentalists
Hawaii News Now
A 40 foot boat that ran aground Tuesday night in Kaneohe Bay has destroyed 100 coral heads according to researchers who visited the site. The boat is not stuck on the Sandbar where people party. It's off next to it by a few hundred yards in an area ...
$8 million yacht is now trash on beach
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Chunks of the America's Cup racing yacht
that flipped over in San Francisco Bay and was pounded by rough seas as
it was carried out to sea were collected by volunteers this week along
the Point Reyes National Seashore. The lightweight remnants of ...
Coast Guard launches right whale operation
WTOP Radio Washington, DC
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 08:25 AM PST
Larger vessels sailing off Virginia waters are being reminded to slow down for right whales.
Houseboat fee hike decision is put off
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:16 PM PST
A decision on houseboat owners paying sharply higher fees at Don Pedro Reservoir was delayed Friday until Dec. 14.
Outdoor notes: Watercraft taxation amendment passes
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 15:11 PM PST
In Tuesday's election, Kansans voted to amend the state's
constitution so the legislature could address the issue of high property
taxes on watercraft.
Boating Safety Education:
Group to offer NY state boating safety course
Wall Street Journal
The Capital Region Maritime Center, located along the Mohawk River in Schenectady County, is offering the New York state boating safety education course on Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The eight-hour course is open for any individual 10 years of age ...
Boating: It's important to know navigational rules
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 04:19 AM PST
In past weeks I have written about the role and responsibilities of the operator of a motorboat.
Group to offer NY state boating safety course
FOX 5 New York
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 13:02 PM PST
Most boat owners have pulled their vessel from the water, but it's not too early to start preparing for next summer's boating season.
FWP Offers Free Boating Safety, Training Class
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 19:21 PM PST
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a boating safety
class on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m., at the FWP office in Kalispell,
490 North Meridian Road. The class will include an overview of boating
safety equipment requirements and the rules of safe operation. The
class is free and open to anyone. Class participants should be at least
12 years old and must be accompanied by a parent or ...
Boating Safety News:
Coast Guard begins mandatory dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels
Central Kitsap Reporter
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 08:36 AM PST
The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct Operation Get
Decal, performing mandatory dockside examinations of Dungeness crab
vessels at ports throughout Washington and Oregon, Monday through
Coast guard auxiliary station gives public a peek at new wharf home
Victoria Times Colonist
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 07:47 AM PST
Volunteers with Station 36 of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary are hosting an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. today at their newly renovated wharf space.
Coast Guard preps for Great Lakes, Seaway winter
New Jersey Herald
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 07:32 AM PST
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard
is in the process of removing almost 1,300 buoys, beacons and other
navigational aids from the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System to
prepare for winter.
Sinking boat's distress signal prompts Coast Guard search; no one aboard
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Around 3 a.m., a distress signal rang out in to the Coast Guard station, an automatic alarm that sounds when a boat
is sinking. “We got word that that was going on, and then we we
launched one of our 47-foot motor lifeboat crews and a helicopter,” said
News and events in the Outdoors
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 14:56 PM PST
HARRISBURG - Tougher Pennsylvania fish poaching laws that took effect
Oct. 24 increase the fine for illegal fishing from $200 to $5,000 and
increase revocation of fishing and boating licenses from two to five years.
Attorney says Naples boat speed law repealed when city cleaned books in 2006
Naples Daily News
— A lawyer argues in a new court brief that the city of Naples' bid to
keep slow-speed zones on Naples Bay faces another hurdle. Earlier this
summer, Collier County Judge Michael Provost ruled that the city doesn't
have a valid speed zone law ..
Boating mishap on Mangawhai Bar earns lifegaurd an award
mishap on Mangawhai Bar earns lifegaurd an award. Tuesday, November 13,
2012 13:31. Updated: 13:38. There is a happy ending to the story - the
person aboard the boat was saved by the Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Surf
St. Tammany deputies searching for missing boater
KATC 3 Lafayette
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 10:35 AM PST
SLIDELL, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies are
searching for a 51-year-old Slidell woman after her husband reported he
was unable to find her during a kayaking trip on the Pearl River.
Deputies say Sandra Pierce has been missed since Thursday. Pierce's
husband called 911 at approximately 4:30 p.m. and reported that he, his
wife, and another man launched from Crawford's landing at .
Two men missing after boating trip on Pitt Lake
CKNW News Talk 980
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 03:58 AM PST
RCMP and Coquitlam Search and Rescue are looking for boaters who
didnât return from a Pitt Lake trip Saturday afternoon. Coquitlam Search
and Rescue Manager Al Hurley says the RCMP Air One Helicopter spotted a
campfire on North Pitt River. They're trying to confirm it's the two
men. âAccording to their friends, they have survival gear and are
experienced outdoorsmen.Â That's about all we know ..
Harbour search after sinking boat report
A search has resumed for a boat
with two men onboard that was reported to have sunk off Wollongong
Harbour yesterday afternoon. Crews say they have found a small vessel,
but it appears not to match the description of the missing boat. Police say ...
Coast Guard rescues four from sinking boat off coast of Tarpon Springs
His 34-foot fishing boat
was sinking around 10 a.m. Friday with three others aboard. Pasco
County emergency dispatchers notified the U.S. Coast Guard. Just before 1
p.m., a Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Clearwater spotted and
rescued two men ...
Seattle duck hunters injured when boat hits rock
The Wenatchee World Online
COLOCKUM — Three Seattle duck hunters were injured early this morning when their aluminum fishing boat struck a large rock in the Columbia River, south of Rock Island Dam. On impact, the boat's 34-year-old driver, Kevin Charap, was thrown over the ...
N. Idaho man charged in powerboat collision
San Francisco Chronicle
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man who police say crashed a power boat
into a moored sailboat has been charged with grossly negligent
operation of a vessel, child endangerment and three violations of
Idaho's Safe Boating Act. The Bonner ...
Boating accident lands yachtsmen in deep waterOtago Daily Times
unpleasant and rather dangerous experience befell a party of local
yachtsmen late on Sunday afternoon. The Eileen left Broad Bay about a
quarter to 5, and was proceeding homeward alone. The wind was strong and
gusty, and there was a considerable ...
Pair swims to shore at Lake Burrumbeet after falling off jet ski
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 05:51 AM PST
Two Ballarat men had to swim for their lives yesterday when they fell off their jet ski at Lake Burrumbeet.
2 People Rescued After Their Sailboat Capsized on Presque Isle
video. 11/11/12 There were some tense minutes Saturday afternoon after
the Coast Guard was called out to check on an overturned sailboat. The 19 foot sailboat capsized about 800 yards from the Niagara condominiums around 3 Saturday afternoon.
Annapolis firm reconstructs cold cases
The Daily Record
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:34 AM PST
ANNAPOLIS â When portions of a Wiseco Bombardier exploded two years
ago, the manufacturer launched an investigation into the cause. The case
is still winding its way through the court system. Meanwhile, a replica
of the Seadoo personal watercraft sits in the Annapolis headquarters of CED Investigative Technologies, where a team of engineers put it
Boat cut loose by storm washed to Cohasset
Gloucester Daily Times
50-year-old Worcester native, who moved to Gloucester after college to
make a living on and from the sea, said he did not believe the David
& Jenna, with which he operates a day boat hook fishing business, was damaged. In an interview with the ...
Boats cause electrical repair delays in New YorkTrade Only Today
He said police and firefighters have told him that Con Edison cannot do the repairs until the boats are removed. A member of the National Guard told Trombetta that soldiers cannot remove the boats until the fire department drains the fuel. In addition ...
Boating loss from Sandy could set record
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:18 AM PST
Kevin Kelly couldn't quite tell the damage Superstorm Sandy caused his 30-foot Wellcraft... - 2:13 pm