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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Boating Safety And Accident News

Coast Guard member dies when boat rammed off Calif
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012 09:59 AM PST
CORRECTS DATE OF CRASH TO SUNDAY, NOT MONDAY - In this Aug. 29, 2011 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Rescue Helicopter from Airs Station Los Angeles conducts a close fly-by of the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut. 

Coast Guard member dies when boat rammed off California
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012 10:08 AM PST
VENTURA, Calif.รข€”A suspected smuggling vessel rammed a U.S. Coast Guard chase boat during a counter-drug operation off the California coast, killing one Coast Guard member and injuring another, authorities said.

Boating Safety News:

Boating: Protect your boat's outdrive from corrosion
Sun, 02 Dec, 2012 11:02 AM PST
Do not let corrosion eat up your outdrive! 

Olympia duo among boating safety honorees Sun, 02 Dec, 2012 12:34 AM PST
Two Olympia men were among those honored recently by the State Parks and Recreation Commission Boating Program. The program honored law enforcement officers around the state, as well as department staffers, for outstanding performance and service.

Dam access may tighten: Corps of Engineers considering limiting boating below ...
The Courier-Journal
One thing reported to be under consideration is forbidding boaters to get any closer than 500 feet of the dams, which would block anglers from acres of richly productive water. Brooks acknowledged he has heard mention of a 500-foot limit but could not ...

Maritime Academy gets $12,100 kayaking grant
Sun, 02 Dec, 2012 09:30 PM PST
The Maritime Academy of Toledo has received a $12,100 state grant to pay for teaching its cadets about boating and kayak safety.

 Legislation sought to address boating safety
Forsyth County News Online
Boating safety was the main focus of a Lake Lanier Legislative Caucus meeting held Monday at Cumming City Hall. The 12 legislators on the panel heard from various organizations about possible priorities for the upcoming session, specifically those .

Boating Fatalities:

UVa. student killed in Dominica boating accident
Sun, 02 Dec, 2012 11:36 AM PST
An American college student has been killed during a visit to the Caribbean island of Dominica after she was struck by a dive boat's propeller.

Elderly Irish immigrant dies off the coast of Massachusetts during fishing trip
Sun, 02 Dec, 2012 08:29 AM PST
A 72-year-old immigrant from Ireland has died during a boating accident in the Squantum neighborhood of Quincy, MA. Patrick Walsh slipped while trying to step from his fishing boat into a dinghy tied to a mooring.

 Only survivor from Tenakee boating accident has died
The survivor of a recent deadly boating accident near Tenakee Springs has died. Juneau police say 26-year-old Jim A. Brown Jr. was found unconscious and not breathing at a North Douglas Highway home just before midnight. Lt. David Campbell says an ...

Boating Accidents:

Boat capsizes in river near Oaks Park
KOIN Local 6
"Our involvement was to confirm that there were no environmental hazards," Portland Fire Spokesman Tommy Schroeder tells KOIN. "Then our crews cut the anchor line and dragged the submerged boat to shallower waters. We tied it off there before handing ...

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