Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

More information needed after Venezuelan man found off our coast
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 03:24 AM PST
The Coast Guard is asking for help from the public in solving a boating mystery. 


Boating Safety Education Classes:

CL Park District to offer America's Boating Course
npc-news.nwherald.com Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 03:30 AM PST
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Park District is urging boaters to plan ahead for a safe boating season by enrolling in the upcoming America’s Boating Course. 

Classes help make boating safer
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 12:19 AM PST
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Cmdr. Don Wellons does not want to see any boaters require rescue, especially after an incident that could have been prevented.

Mike Sweeney: Boating safety course highly recommended
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 06:03 PM PST
In the winter when the fish are hard to find I prepare for the upcoming fishing season by working on my boat and my gear and improving my casting and knot-tying and other skills. 

Boating safety course in Port Ewen
npc-news.dailyfreeman.com Sat, 09 Mar, 2013 12:05 AM PST
WHAT: Eight-hour boating safety workshop

Boating safety class in Arlington Heights
npc-news.dailyherald.com Fri, 08 Mar, 2013 12:57 PM PST
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer an eight-hour boating safety course from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, April 20 at West Marine, 63 W. Rand Road in Arlington Heights. Topics over the course of the two sessions will include boating laws, personal safety equipment, safe boat handling, basic navigation, boating problems, trailoring and storing and more. 

Boating Fatalities:

Jet skier's body found off Depoe Bay
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013 09:30 AM PST
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP)  Oregon State Police say the body of missing jet skier has been found floating in the ocean off Depoe Bay. The 24-year-old man was reported missing by his girlfriend late Monday, and Lincoln County authorities discovered his vehicle and jet ski trailer at Knight Park near the mouth of the Salmon River. The Coast Guard launched a boat and helicopter to search the ocean

  One rescued, search resumes for 2 missing NC fishermen
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 08:32 AM PST
BERLIN, Md. (AP) -- A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has resumed the search for two men aboard a distressed fishing boat lost in rough seas. The Coast Guard says one crew member was rescued after the 67-foot boat became disabled 15 miles east of Assateague Island on Wednesday. Another ship was towing the disabled boat but lost the tow in heavy seas. A Coast Guard helicopter found the third man on a ...

Alberni man gets two years for 2008 boating death
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 11:52 AM PST
A BC Supreme court justice has sentenced an Alberni man to two years in prison for a 2008 boating accident that killed a woman near Bamfield 

Missing Apopka boater found alive after missing a month
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 08:50 PM PST
U.S. Coast Guard officials say a 48-year-old Apopka man is alive and well, after he was thought to be missing for nearly a month. 

Rescued Boater Describes Near-Death Experience Off Assateague Island
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 08:29 PM PST
The search for two missing boaters near Assateague Island has been called off. However, the Coast Guard did manage to find a third crew member.

  Coast Guard ends search
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013 09:13 AM PST
PORTSMOUTH — The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday had to suspend a search for two fishermen missing off the coast of Maryland, but successfully rescued another two in a separate boating incident near Cape

  1 Killed, 5 Rescued in Overnight Sailboat Race
Sat, 09 Mar, 2013 10:01 AM PST
One person died and five others were injured while competing in overnight sailboat race off the Southern California coast, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. Photo Credit: USCG

Boating Accidents and Rescues:

Two-Shouts-in-two-days-for-Whitbys-All-weather-lifeboat
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 09:23 AM PST
Byline: On Saturday 2 March at 1.46pm Whitby’s all weather lifeboat George and Mary Webb was requested to launch by Humber coastguard. Page Content: The crew was tasked to assist a 7 metre leisure yacht that was suffering from a mechanical failure with four people on board which had broken down 1 ½ miles east off Whitby High Light. The all weather lifeboat launched at 2pm and proceeded to the ..

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