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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

 Boating Safety Education Classes:

 Boating safety classes offered
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012 05:40 AM PST
MAUMEE — The Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-16 is offering a NASBLA-approved “About Boating Safely” class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at American Legion Post 320, 204 Illinois Ave., Maumee.

 Peddle-boater punches guard, flees
U-T San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Several people caught messing around with a Mission Bay hotel's pedal boat late Saturday night got in more trouble when one of them punched a security guard, San Diego police said. Two men and a women were in the pedal boat in the bay ...

Boating Safety News

Letter: Update drunk boating laws
Regarding "BWI guilty plea" [News, Dec. 11], the Suffolk County District Attorney's office should be lauded: It played hardball with a drunk boater and secured a guilty plea, which will send Brian Andreski to prison for four to 12 years. Andreski was  

Boat registration begins
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 11:06 PM PST
The time to renew boat registrations in Idaho is here and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation would like to remind boat owners that Idaho boating registration dollars help fund the county recreational boating services and marine law enforcement activities through the registration designation process.

  Coast Guard issues winter warning for boaters
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012 09:55 AM PST
CLEVELAND (AP) - With winter officially beginning on Friday, the Coast Guard is issuing its annual cold-weather warning for anyone venturing out on the Great Lakes or frozen ponds, streams and rivers.

Boating Fatalities:

  Not-guilty plea for boater in fatal crash
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 02:58 PM PST
A 22-year-old man accused of driving a boat involved in a fatal crash has had a not-guilty plea entered on his behalf in Juneau County. Prosecutors say Christopher Collins and four friends were boating on Castle Rock Lake last July, stopped at an island party and visited a couple of bars. With Collins at the wheel, the boat slammed into a bridge pillar on the lake, prosecutors said.  Passenger ...

  Boater in Pineview Reservoir case guilty on all counts
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 01:21 PM PST
A man accused of leaving an injured University of Utah scientist in Pineview Reservoir after she was struck by a boat and...

  Girlfriend involved in fatal jet ski crash pleads no contest
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 06:37 PM PST
A no contest plea was entered Friday from Australian tourist Natasha Ryan, the girlfriend involved in video-taping fatal jet ski crash that killed a 16-year-old tourist last summer.

Boating Accidents and Rescues:

Coast Guard Rescues Boater Stranded in Gulf
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 08:14 PM PST
A 33-year-old man was rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew when his boat ran aground.

 2 SW Wash. fishermen rescued after boat hits log | Regional ... - The News Tribune
2 SW Wash. fishermen rescued after boat hits log. Firefighters in an inflatable kayak have rescued two southwest Washington men whose aluminum fishing boat rolled over after hitting a log in the Lewis River. The Associated Press. The Associated Press .

 2 fishermen rescued after boat hits log
Firefighters in an inflatable kayak have rescued two men whose aluminum fishing boat rolled over after hitting a log in the Lewis River. Clark County Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Tim Dawdy said a 64-year-old man from Battle Ground and a 66-year-old 

Women rescued from beached Yacht |Action News - Jacksonville News ...
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Two women are safe Saturday after being rescued from a beached sixty-five-foot yacht. The Coast Guard says the boat ran aground early Saturday evening near the Vilano Beach ramp. The women aboard were rescued and are ok.

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