Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating News:

Owners dig out from what could be largest boating insurance loss in U.S.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012 05:26 AM PST
Kevin Kelly couldn't quite tell the damage superstorm Sandy caused his 30-foot Wellcraft Sportfisher when he first saw it. It was in the middle of Shrewsbury Avenue in Highlands under a pile of about 30 boats entangled in power lines.

Boating Safety News:

State Parks Boating Program presents recreational boating safety awards
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012 11:37 PM PST
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Boating Program announces awards honoring law enforcement officers around the state for outstanding performance and service. 

Watch This Man Blow Up a Yacht in the Name of Safety
Gizmodo UK
No, he's not a billionaire playboy running wild; this is just an ordinary man, doing his level best to help keep the gin-and-tonic-swilling sailors of the world safe, by finding out what happens if you leave the gas on in your yacht. (We've all been

  Feds sequestering cash, trust
Scranton Times-Tribune
Many Pennsylvanians do not realize that their purchase of fishing and boating equipment and boat fuel directly supports aquatic resources in Pennsylvania. This long-standing and highly successful user-pays/public-benefits model is in jeopardy unless ...

 Treasure Coast Boating Tip: Nov. 23
Source: BoatU.S. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and U.S. Power Squadrons on the Treasure Coast provide free vessel safety checks and monthly safe boating courses. © 2012 TCPalm. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ...

Boating Fatalities:

Woman dies after dive boat capsizes off Fla. coast
CBS News
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue spokeswoman Sandra King said the boat's 21 divers and 2 crew members were heading back to the dock after a day of diving. She said rescue crews found the 45-foot-long catamaran "in pieces, upside down in the water.

No sign of missing boat captain
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
No date has been set for an underwater expedition using a remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, to assess the condition of the 40-foot fiberglass boat and its position in the water, and to determine whether a body is on board, Harker said. Debris from the ...

 Duck Hunter Dies After Boat OverturnsFoxyoungstown
The Bazetta Fire Department said the men were duck hunting in a boat near Mosquito Creek Lake in an area just west of Main Street in Cortland. "People on the west shore who were ducking hunting heard screaming from duck hunters on the lake," said Chief

Boating Accidents:

Boat Fire Injures One Man, Leads to PD Car Accident
Update: (4:15 p.m.): The Suffolk County Police Department said the victim in the accident at the boat yard was a 17-year old man. He suffered first and second-degree burns to his arms and face. Three boats total suffered damage during the fire ...

Fire crews tackle blaze on yacht in StroodKent News
Fire crews tackled a fire on a yacht in Strood yesterday morning. Three fire engines and the Kent Fire and Rescue Service boat rushed to the scene at the town's yacht club in Knight Road at around 11.05am. A 30ft fibreglass cruiser was alight alongside

 7 people, cat, dog, snake on yacht taking on water
Rescue crews are responding Friday afternoon to a yacht carrying seven people, a dog, a cat and a snake that is taking on water in the San Francisco Bay near Berkeley, a Berkeley fire captain said. According to Berkeley fire Capt. Gil Dong, Berkeley 

  Coast Guard rescues 3 from yacht fire in Miami Beach
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012 01:18 PM PST
A yacht a mile off the coast of Miami Beach caught fire Saturday, forcing three people on board to jump into the ocean before crews rescued them. Search-and-rescue received a call reporting the fire around 10 a.m. Crews aboard the Coast Guard cutter Sitkinak were in the process of boarding a vessel when the 80-foot motor yacht Bliss caught on fire, authorities said. The Coast Guard said it .

 Boat Fire At Bay Ridge Community Marina
Eye On Annapolis
From Captain Pfaltzgraff of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, crews arrived to find a fully involved boat. Two other were damaged. All three boats were approximately 20′ in length. Department investigators are on the scene investigating the cause.

1 comment:

  1. its very good..
    safe boating is for life...


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