Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

 Boating Safety Education Classes:

Boater safety courses scheduled

Evening Observer - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Chautauqua County Office of the Sheriff will be holding four boater safety courses this spring. There is no pre-registration required to attend any of these courses.

Northern Michigan Outdoors: Boater Safety Courses For Spring

Traverse - ‎Mar 29, 2013‎
Northern Michigan Outdoors: Now is the time to take a boating safety course The Michigan Department of Resources reminds anyone who plans on operating a watercraft this year to take a boating safety course.

DNR offers boater education course, registration online - ‎Mar 28, 2013‎
This year, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will provide an easier way to register for boater education courses.

Marine police to offer boater license, skills courses

The Alexander City Outlook - ‎Mar 21, 2013‎
Mark your calendar now to update your boating skills for the summer season. Alabama Marine Police next month will conduct a boater license course at Wind Creek State Park and will assist with a Women on Lake Martin course at River North Marina. Women ...

Boater certification courses offered now

Cassville Democrat - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
1, 1984, to have successfully passed a Missouri boater education course before operating any motorized watercraft on any of the state's lakes

Boater safety to be discussed in North Platte

KTIC - ‎Mar 25, 2013‎
Boating season is a ways away, but it's never too early to take a boater safety course. Nebraska Boa...Read Article» · Dubas talks Broadband Pilot program · $3.8-million waiting for Nebraska residents · Official says Neb.

Coast Guard Auxiliary hosts boating safety class

NBC40 - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Accidents and fatalities don't just happen on the roads…boating is a way of life for many people and staying safe on the water means knowing how to navigate your boat.
Keeping Safe on the Water this Spring

Boating safety course April 13

Lincoln City News Guard - ‎Mar 29, 2013‎
NEWPORT - Yaquina Bay Flotilla 54 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety course on April 13 from 8 a.m.

Get ready to meet new boating regulations with ABC

Riverhead LOCAL - ‎Mar 29, 2013‎
The Peconic Bay Power Squadron will present “America's Boating Course®” (ABC), beginning at 6:00 p.m. on 8 May 2013 at the Riverhead Moose Lodge in Riverhead.

US Coast Guard Auxiliary teaching Boating Class

Chicago Tribune - ‎Mar 27, 2013‎
US Coast Guard Auxiliary teaching. Boating Class In Highland Park Highland Park -- Volunteers from the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach an introductory boating class on Saturday, April 13. About Boating Safely is a one-day class for teenagers and ...
Boating Safety News:
Muskegon Sail and Power Squadron is Michigan's top boat check group, three ...
Muskegon Chronicle - - ‎Mar 29, 2013‎
Boat owners interested in getting a free vessel safety inspection may log on to for a schedule of dates and times that the inspections will occur at area marinas.

"Paddle Safe" featured at Boat Show

WABI - ‎1 hour ago‎
The annual Boat Show continued this weekend. Attendees got a head start on summer looking at all the new boats for 2013. Paddle Safe was also there showing people how to have fun and be safe on the water.

Michigan lawmakers consider changing drinking while boating law

ABC 57 News
2 hours ago

Written by
Daryl Bjoraas

"He's worried law enforcement might use it as an excuse to look for other violations. "It's all the same," James Mendel, who likes the bill, said.

National Boating Safety Advisory Council plans three subcommittee meetings - ‎10 hours ago‎
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council has canceled its planned three-day meeting for April 12-14. In place of what would have been its 91st meeting, the council scheduled a series of subcommittee webinars for mid- and late April, it is ...

Meeting Monday on motorized watercraft for Snake River

Teton Valley News - ‎Mar 25, 2013‎
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department seeks input on motorized watercraft regulations for the Snake River between Grand Teton National Park and the West Table boat ramp in the Snake River Canyon.
Boating Fatalities and Missing:

Sheriff's office launches search of Utah Lake after empty boat found

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Utah County Sheriff's Office has launched a search and rescue effort at Utah Lake after a man's empty boat was found floating in the water.
Pensacola News Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
With the bow of the remains of a speed boat involved in a one boat accident shown in the foreground Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers Steve Holmes and Howard Jones remove more wreckage recovered from the accident site from .

Body of missing boater found at Blackwater Sound

KeysNet - ‎12 hours ago‎
The U.S. Coast Guard says a body found Tuesday floating in Key Largo waters is that of an Iowa man who went missing March 22 after heading out on his sailboat.

Alford man's body recovered after canoe accident early Saturday

Berkshire Eagle - ‎6 hours ago‎
STOCKBRIDGE -- After a massive overnight search and rescue effort by at least 60 public safety officers that extended to midday, the body of an Alford man was recovered on Saturday following a canoe accident on the Housatonic River in the Glendale ...
Man drowns after canoe capsizes on the Housatonic River
Body found in Housatonic after canoe overturns

Rafting guide drowns after saving six

Times of India - ‎Mar 29, 2013‎
DEHRADUN: A rafting guide drowned in the Ganga near Rishikesh after saving six tourists, all residents of Delhi, when the raft carrying them turned turtle on Friday, police said. The mishap took place at about 1.30pm at Shivpuri under Muni Ki Reti ...

Boating Accidents and Rescues:

Park Police Hoist Boater to Safety on Potomac River

NBC4 Washington - ‎5 hours ago‎
Montgomery County Fire/Rescue and U.S. Park Police were called into action Saturday afternoon to make a dramatic rescue of a boater on the Potomac River. Authorities say the boater's craft had overturned prior to the whitewater section of the river .

Four injured in Chambers County boating accident

Houston Chronicle
Mar 29, 2013

Written by
Nick Anderson

A collision between two boats left four people injured Friday afternoon in Chambers County, according to multiple media reports. KHOU reported the accident happened about 3 p.m.

Coast Guard: 8 rescued as 'colorum' motor boat capsizes off Batangas

GMA News - ‎18 hours ago‎
Eight people, four of them children, were rescued off Batangas last Maundy Thursday after their unregistered (colorum) motor boat capsized after encountering big waves, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday. The Coast Guard said the incident ... 

Father, daughter injured in jet ski collision

Gulf Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
SHARJAH: A 39-year-old Saudi national and his 15-year-old daughter were injured when their jet ski collided with another driven by a Pakistani national in the Al Mamzar area.

Man injured in traumatic watercraft accident in Tequesta

WPTV - ‎Mar 28, 2013‎
A male was injured in a traumatic personal watercraft accident after hitting a sandbar in the Intracoastal near 19000 Beach Road in Tequesta, according to Peter Allen, spokesman for Tequesta Fire Rescue

Speedboat owned by Aga Muhlach explodes - ‎17 hours ago‎
Muhlach and his family were reported safe as they were not aboard the watercraft when it exploded, but the boat's unnamed pilot sustained serious injuries.

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