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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Boating Safety and Accident News

Boating News:

Tighter boat regulations meant to reduce invasive species in Wyoming

Wyoming Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is requiring more boating inspections this year in an attempt to keep the state's waterways free of destructive aquatic invasive species.

Fisheries accepts boating grant proposals

Jacksonville Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will be accepting proposals for the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program. This is a second funding opportunity for this program for federal fiscal year 2013.
 
 
Boating Safety Education Classes:
 

State offering classes on boater education

Toledo Blade - ‎Mar 31, 2013‎
State offering classes on boater education. BLADE STAFF. A series of boating education courses in three northwest Ohio communities has been scheduled by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, starting with a two-session class today and Wednesday ...
 

Boater's safety classes for 2013

Gladwin County Record - ‎11 hours ago‎
GLADWIN COUNTY - Boater's Safety will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 12 and up, with free lunch, at the following locations: n Striker's Marina, April 27.
 

DNR: Perfect time for boater safety course is now

WKZO - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
DNR: Perfect time for boater safety course is now. Monday, April 01, 2013 10:22 p.m. EDT. Michigan DNR Seal. LANSING (WKZO) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is issuing a reminder to anyone who plans to be on the water this year to take
 

Boater Safety Courses

WOWT - ‎Mar 31, 2013‎
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission suggests that boaters take the state's mandatory boating safety courses now, before summer begins.

Coast Guard Provides Cold Water Boating Safety Tips

Patch.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Cold Water Boot Camp's Mark Chanski, a boating educator in Connecticut, and members of the East Hampton Ocean Rescue Squad presented information to educate boaters and paddle sport enthusiasts about the dangers of cold water and cold weather ..

Boating Safety Classes for Teens

Patch.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
As the weather is finally warming up, it's time to get out in the water - but remember: safety first. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach a boating safety course for middle and high school students through the Smithtown Youth Burau. With new boat ...

DNR Reminds Boaters About Law, Safety Classes

Patch.com
11 hours ago

Written by
Edward Cardenas

"Spring is a great time to get your boating safety class in, so that you start the summer boating season with safety requirements fresh in your mind,” said boating law administrator Lt. Andrew Turner of the DNR's Law Enforcement Division, said in a ...
 

Boating safety courses offered in Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff Star Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 2:45 am. Boating safety courses offered in Scottsbluff 0 comments. Boating safety courses will take place April 16 and 18, at the Harms Center for Advanced Technology in Scottsbluff.
 

Boating skills and seasmanship course to be held in Braintree

The Patriot Ledger - ‎3 hours ago‎
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-5 will be holding an 8-lesson course on boating skills and seamanship from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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 .
 
 
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KC Sheriff's Office: Drownings Increase With Warm Weather, Take Precautions

Patch.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
If either of the two limits established by the manufacturer are exceeded, there is a violation. You can't add the two together or choose which to follow.

More on-the-water sobriety checks set for summer boating season

Today's News-Herald - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is set to promote boating safety again this summer with a return of its on-the-water sobriety checkpoints throughout Arizona, including the Colorado River and its reservoirs.

Boating: Safety comes first when going on the water

The News-Press - ‎Mar 31, 2013‎
You, as the skipper, are responsible for the safety of your boat and the passengers aboard. The government has created laws and regulations, for the most part, to insure your safety while boating. As the saying goes, “ignorance of the law is no excuse ..
 
 
 
Boating Fatalities and Missing:
 

VIDEO: Windermere boat tragedy - Police say 'generator' on boat now focus of ...

The Westmorland Gazette - ‎11 hours ago‎
... will be a generator installed on the boat. Det Insp Mike Brown, of Cumbria Police, told a press conference at lunchtime today that the generator onboard 'may have been' fitted to replace the one installed by the manufacturer. Det Insp Brown was ...
Windermere boat tragedy: Police say 'generator' on boat now focus of enquiry ...

Police: Body of presumed missing boater found in Round Valley Reservoir

Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
The body of a man presumed to be a boater who disappeared today in Round Valley Reservoir has been recovered 70 feet below the surface.

Search continues for missing boater as wrecked canoe is brought to shore

Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
Police officers and dive teams from the State Police, Hunterdon County and local police agencies continue to search the Round Valley Reservoir late this afternoon for two boaters who were reported missing. "Today at 11:48 a.m., a witness reported two .

Boating victim "great guy, good father"

WALA-TV FOX10 - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) - A prominent Pensacola businessman is killed in a bizarre boating accident Saturday, March 30. Many family members onboard at the time of the crash remain hospitalized.
 

One man dead after weekend boating accident

WEAR - ‎13 hours ago‎
SANTA ROSA SOUND -- Two charter boat captains say they've never seen anything like it a boating accident this weekend that killed 1 man and sent four others to the hospital.
Divers map sunken boat wreckage

Body found in NJ reservoir after canoe capsized; man may have been fishing

Allentown Morning Call - ‎Apr 1, 2013‎
A man's body was recovered from the Round Valley Reservoir in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, on Monday night, seven hours after a canoe was reported capsized, police said. "A middle-aged male was found in the area of the reservoir where the first calls ...
Body Recovered from NJ Lake After Canoe Capsizes: Police
Search continues for missing boater as wrecked canoe is brought to shore
 
 
Boating Accidents and Rescues:
 

VIDEO UPDATE: Crews called to boat fire in Boston

FireEngineering.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Fire and rescue teams have extinguished a boat fire on the River Haven, in Boston. A single crew from Boston was left behind to dampen down the cockling vessel and the service is carrying out an investigation into the cause of the fire on London Road.
 

911 dispatcher calls her mom to rescue boater

The Columbian - ‎9 hours ago‎
CATHLAMET - A 911 dispatcher in Washington called on her own mother to rescue a stranded boater in the Columbia River, knowing her mother could kayak to the area faster than sending the sheriff's office patrol boat.
911 dispatcher sends mom instead of police to rescue kayaker - by Bruce Baker
911 Dispatcher Sends Mom to Save Stranded Kayaker Because the Sherriff Was ...

Park Police Hoist Boater to Safety on Potomac River

NBC4 Washington - ‎Mar 30, 2013‎
Park Police hoist a stranded boater to safety from the Potomac River Saturday afternoon. Video. U.S. Park Police. Park Police hoist a stranded boater to safety from the Potomac River Saturday afternoon. Video courtesy U.S. Park Police. Raw Video ..

Jet skis crash in Mamzar: Dad, daughter injured

Emirates 24/7 - ‎Mar 30, 2013‎
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.
 
 

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