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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety Education Classes:

Power Squadron lists boater education classes for 2013
DavidsonNews.net (blog)
on the lake button The Lake Norman Sail & Power Squadron (LNS&PS) will offer five day-long boater education classes during 2013. The one-sessions classes start in March and graduates will be eligible for a free navigation class to be offered in September


Coast Guard offering boater safety class | jacksonville.com
U.S. Coast Guard boating courses provide instruction to boaters at all levels, from the ... 9, with the opportunity to earn the State of Florida Boater Safety ID Card.
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  Boating class ready to launch
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 06:41 AM PST
To avoid the summer rush and get ready for a safe and fun boating season this summer, you can earn your New York State Safe Boating Certificate and satisfy the new Suffolk County Safe Boating Law requirements, by attending a one day, eight hour class.

US Coast Guard boating class
Marinscope Community Newspapers
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Boating course offered; call Cambridge Watercraft Office
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013 10:04 AM PST
An Ohio Boating Education Course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Broken Timbers Outdoors in the AGI Complex in Hannibal. The fee for the course is $5, which...

Boating Safety News:

Barnegat Bay cleanup target: Storm-tossed boats
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 03:20 AM PST
For boaters who have not yet brought home their wayward vessels lost in superstorm Sandy, now would be a good time. State Police and the state Department of Environmental Protection have dramatically stepped up the pace of collecting unclaimed boats scattered by the Oct. 29 storm surge, as the state aims to clear Barnegat Bay and other major waterways in time for the summer boating season. 

Oregon Inlet Task Force created to tackle crisis
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 11:19 PM PST
On Jan. 15 the Dare County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting with representatives from the Oregon Inlet Users Association (OIUA) and others employed in the commercial fishing, charter boat and boat building industries on the Outer Banks to discuss the inlet's "state of emergency" and what can be done about the crisis.

 Lawsuit filed against county over past boat taxes
Fredericksburg.com
Martin Mann filed a suit in Fairfax County Circuit Court earlier this month arguing he is not liable for four year's worth of personal property taxes because his boat was assessed in a neighboring county, and he paid taxes there. A Stafford county


Boating Fatalities And Missing Persons:

Search for missing Bradenton boater called off
Tbo.com
The Coast Guard has called off the search for a missing Bradenton boater, whose craft was recovered Monday at the mouth of Tampa Bay. Patrick Mullins, the media specialist at Palmetto High School, had left a note for his wife Sunday telling her was


  Search of Grand Lake continues for missing Missouri boater
kjrh.com
The search continues Wednesday for a Missouri boater who went missing Sunday in Grand Lake. In a press release issued Tuesday, Grand River Dam Authority officials said they found the boat Monday afternoon of 40-year-old Michael Chapman, of Joplin,


Yachtie killed in boating accident in Thailand
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 08:05 AM PST
The body of a former Hamilton man is due to return from Thailand next week after a boating accident in Phuket.  



Inquiry told missing door cost lives
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 03:28 PM PST
Naval architect Tony Armstrong told the continuing inquiry into the sinking of launch Lamma IV that many lives were lost needlessly because of a missing watertight door.

Boating Accidents And Rescues:

Skipper, 4 passengers rescued as yacht drifts off Palawan
Inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines—Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard station in Coron in northern Palawan rescued on Monday the captain and four passengers of the motor yacht Palawan Princess, which drifted after having engine trouble off Dibatoc Island, ...


 Overturned boat in Saginaw River prompts emergency response
The Saginaw News
SAGINAW, MI — A report of an overturned boat in the Saginaw River prompted a response from the Saginaw Fire Department and Saginaw County dive team, but rescue workers were called off with a report that the vessel had been flipped for an hour and no ...


 Crews responding to sailboat stuck in pluff mud near City Marina
Live 5 News
According to Charleston Fire Department Fire Marshal Mike Julazadeh, rescue crews are having a difficult time reaching the bogged down sailboat due to shallow conditions. Julazadeh said the boater attempted to exit the boat but also became stuck in the ...


 Boater Rescued From Skookumchuck River at Pearl Street Bridge
Centralia Chronicle
Boater Rescued From Skookumchuck River at Pearl Street Bridge By The Chronicle The Chronicle | 0 comments. Emergency responders rescued a Centralia boater stuck on the north bank of the Skookumchuck River near the Pearl Street bridge this morning.

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