City Argument Is All Wet, Supreme Court Says
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 08:54 AM PST
The Supreme Court sunk the hopes of a Florida city Tuesday when it ruled that a houseboat was more house than boat.
Brownback eyes phasing out boating taxes
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 12:54 PM PST
Gov. Sam Brownback's administration is proposing phasing out property taxes on watercraft by 2016.
Boat inspections ruled out on Lake George
Albany Times Union
GEORGE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation and the
Lake George Park Commission issued a joint statement Wednesday saying
that efforts to fight aquatic invasive species on the lake will not
include a mandatory boat inspection ...
Gov. Budgets $30.07 Million for Cal Boating
The Log Newspaper
(Log News Service) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Jan. 10 proposed a $97.65
billion general fund budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes $30.07 million for boating facility loans and grants, and financial assistance to ..
Boat Registration Fee to Increase for 2013
The Log Newspaper
-- Boat owners will be seeing an increase to their vessel registrations
and renewal fees this year, and the Department of Boating and Waterways (soon to become the Division of Boating and Waterways, under the California Department of ..
Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boating course schedule announced
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 08:09 PM PST
Flotilla 14-7 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced its 2013 public boating
course schedule. All courses are offered at the St. Augustine Campus of
St. Johns River State College, 2900 College Drive (off State Road 16),
News & Notes - Boating class; Dinosaur Dance; PizzaPutt fundraiser
WILMINGTON | The Cape Fear Sail and Power Squadron presents its Safe Boating course beginning Feb. 2. In addition to fundamentals of safe boating, America's Boating Course®, which satisfies North Carolina's boat education requirement for boaters ..
Coast Guard offers boating safety classes in Lakewood
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 09:33 AM PST
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 7-5 will offer three different boating safety courses from Wednesday, Jan. 23 through March 27.
Boater safety class is Feb. 9 in Keizer
Statesman Journal (blog)
A boater safety class is being offered Feb. 9 in Keizer for anyone who is in need of an Oregon boater safety card. The course and test sponsored by the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Marine Board are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Keizer
Boating Safety News:
No Charges in NY Boat Accident That Killed 3 Kids
criminal charges will be filed following an investigation into the
fatal capsizing of a yacht off Long Island last July 4 that killed three
children. Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice says a unique combination of
circumstances were responsible for the ...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 04:18 AM PST
Byline: Always carry a handheld VHF radio advise Mudeford RNLI
volunteers Page Content: The importance of carrying a VHF radio when out
at sea was highlighted on Tuesday 1 June when three people were left stranded off Avon Beach when their jet ski
broke down. Unable to restart the engine, they used their VHF radio to
contact the coastguard and ask for assistance. It meant the Mudeford
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 09:28 AM PST
Byline: RNLI offers free lifejacket check to water users in the Cardiff and Penarth area Page Content: With the boating
season underway, the RNLI’s Sea Safety team is stepping up its ‘Usless
unless worn’ lifejacket awareness campaign. People who use the water are
being invited to get their lifejackets checked out for free and find
out more about this vital piece of boating kit. The RNLI ...
Sen. Charlie Dean Named to Boating Advisory Council
Sunshine State News (blog)
Charles “Charlie” Dean, R-Inverness, to the Boating
Advisory Council. The release from the president's office noted: Dean,
73, of Inverness is a cattleman and consultant. He was sheriff of Citrus
County from 1981 to 1996 and currently serves as state ...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 08:51 AM PST
Byline: Absence of Lifejacket Adds to Jet Skiers' Problem Page
Content: Cowes RNLI lifeboat crew discovered that the lack of a
lifejacket on one of three young men riding a single jet ski
made a serious situation a whole lot worse today. After the three young
men, from Bracknell, were thrown into a very choppy Solent off Calshot
this afternoon, the one without a lifejacket was kept buoyant by ...
Proper preparation the key
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 05:43 PM PST
Maritime New Zealand is urging all boaties, not just those in larger vessels to be mindful of safe boating practices, following the fruitless search for a 72-year-old man off the Wairarapa coastline.
Boating Fatalities And Missing:
Rangers seek missing Grand Canyon boater
Arizona Daily Sun
Rescuers are seeking a 21-year-old Colorado woman who went missing from her boating party on Saturday
in the Grand Canyon. The private group reported her missing via
satellite phone on Saturday near Tapeats Creek, and she was last seen on Friday ...
Crewman falls off crab boat off WA coast
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 09:14 AM PST
SEATTLE (AP) â€” The Coast Guard says seas are calm
and visibility is good Wednesday morning off the Washington coast for a
crewman who fell overboard from a crab boat about eight miles west of
the mouth of the Queets River. Petty Officer Nathan Bradshaw says the
56-year-old man fell into the water about 1:30 a.m. while setting crab
pots from the Westport-based vessel Senja.
Shepherd to be called as witness in next Pineview boating death trial
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City
Utah — Two men accused of hitting a swimmer in Pineview Reservoir and
leaving her to die are headed for trial. At a hearing Wednesday, a judge
here in 2nd District Court confirmed a February trial date for Colton
Raines and Cole Boyer on ...
3 people are missing after Polk Co. boating accident
Rescuers in Polk County have been unable to find two missing children and an adult after a boating
accident Wednesday. It happened on Conasauga Creek near the town of
Delano. Dispatchers told WRCB in Chattanooga that five people were
either in a
School head: Boating teacher qualified
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013 06:24 AM PST
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The head teacher at a Danish
school said a teacher who died in a boat accident that injured six
students was qualified to take the children out on the water.
Boating Accident News:
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 06:52 AM PST
Byline: Fenit RNLI launch to assist father knocked off jet ski
after daughter (11) raises alarm Page Content: Fenit RNLI praised a
young girl who raised the alarm after her father was thrown from his jet ski
in Tralee bay on Saturday (19 June 2010) evening. Valentia Coast Guard
received a call from a young girl in a distressed state saying that she
was in Tralee Bay on a Jet Ski and her father ..
Jet-ski explodes, shooting boys into the air
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 03:25 AM PST
Two teenage boys were shot six foot into the air when the the jet-ski they were preparing to ride exploded on the Gold Coast.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 09:33 AM PST
Byline: Teenager rescued after being adrift on jet-ski for one and a half hours Page Content: Teenager rescued after being adrift on jet-ski
for one and a half hours A 16 year old has been rescued today (26 June
2010) in an operation involving local council lifeguards, a pilot
cutter, an RNLI inshore lifeboat and coastguards after being adrift on
his jet-ski for one and a half hours off the Kent ..
Coast Guard rescues kayakers under Gandy Bridge
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013 07:25 AM PST
Two kayakers were rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers after being stranded underneath the Gandy Bridg
Coast Guard rescues three off grounded sailboat
EMERALD ISLE — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Station here rescued three men about 6 p.m. Wednesday after receiving a call their sailboat run aground in Bogue Inlet and was taking on water. According to Boatswains Mate 2 Matt Kinsman, the station ...