Marine Engine Exchange Offers Grants for Motor Upgrades
an ongoing effort to improve the air and water quality of San Pedro
Bay, the Port of Los Angeles has made additional funding available for
its Marina Engine Exchange Program, incentivizing boat owners to replace
their older, high-polluting outboard .
Pete Zimowsky: Boaters, don't forget to buy your invasive species stickers
If you're a nonmotorized boater,
better get your current sticker. They are available at boating shops
throughout the state. In the Boise area, places like Alpenglow Sports,
Idaho River Sports, Boise Army-Navy, Cabela's and Sportsman's Warehouse
Clean marinas care
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
The Ohio Clean Marinas Program also offers a clean boater program, where any boater
can participate by pledging not to litter, help prevent the movement of
invasive species and complete other measures that contribute to a
healthy Lake Erie. More than ...
Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boating safety class to be offered April 20 in Orange Beach
Presented by flotilla experts, the course is designed for recreational boaters and private watercraft operators. Instruction will be provided on boating laws, safety equipment, boat handling and navigation, and boating problems and serious boating ...
Now is time to take boating safety course
The Michigan Department of Resources reminds anyone who plans on operating a watercraft this year to take a boating safety course. Classroom and online options are available, and boating safety is required for anyone born after Dec. 31, 1978, who wants ...
Boating classes offered in Bellevue, Medina
Boating classes will be offered in Bellevue and Medina over the next few months for people to obtain their boater
education card. The card is required for people age 12 to 50 for boats
powered by a 15 or more horsepower. The requirement will extend to ...
Mentor Recreation Department offering water-safety classes
"Having Lake Erie so close to us, I think it's very wise and prudent for us to provide boating
safety classes with so many people having the opportunity to boat,"
said city Recreation Superintendent Paul Hegreness. "It's really
comprehensive with a lot ...
Learn Kayaking At Patoka Lake
(PATOKA) - Have you ever wished you knew how to kayak
or wanted to try it out before buying your own equipment? Join the
Patoka Lake Interpretive Naturalist at the beach for a beginners kayaking lesson on Saturday, April 20th at 2p.m. Eastern Time.
Boating Safety News:
Boat users urged to carry out safety checks before boating season begins
The Westmorland Gazette
WINDERMERE boat users have been urged to make vital safety checks on their boats
in the run up to the start of the season. The warning comes in the wake
of two carbon monoxide incidents in the space of one week on
Windermere. The Lake District ...
Editorial: Life jackets have changed, the behavior of boaters hasn't
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
mishaps led to two deaths in New Jersey last week, one of them at Round
Valley Reservoir in Clinton Township. There is a strong chance that
both could have been prevented had the fishermen worn a life jacket. At
Round Valley on April 1 someone
US Coast Guard Auxillary to be on Lake Winnipesaukee for summer
Foster's Daily Democrat
/ PORTSMOUTH — The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2-8, organized
under US Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, is dedicated to safe
recreational boating on the ocean and on New Hampshire's larger lakes. On Lake Winnipesaukee ...
Don't forget boat rules
The Spokesman Review
safety rules vary from Spokane County to Idaho. For example, kids under
12 must wear life jackets on boats in Washington, while Idaho enforces
the requirement on kids under 14. Although specifics must be checked out
for each county, here are ...
Responders train for river rescues as waters rise
waters means higher danger in the rivers around Western Montana, so
rescuers are making sure they're up to speed in their training. On
Thursday, members of the Missoula Fire Department dispatched two jet skis to train on the Clark Fork
Coast Guard reminds vessel operators in Alaska to maintain proper lookouts
Anchorage Daily News
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard
reminds all mariners to maintain a proper lookout at all times while on
the open water in Alaska to prevent collisions, groundings and other
marine casualties. “Nearly every collision investigated by the Coast Guard ...
Oregon first responders, Coast Guard drill on mass rescue, security at Oregon port
Government Security News
Local first responders in Astoria, OR, worked with Coast Guard
rescuers in an exercise on April 10 aimed at responding to a mass
rescue situation on the city's waterfront. The exercise follows a
similar emergency response drill in Astoria in mid-March ..
Boating Fatalities and Missing:
Family of man killed in 2008 boat explosion ready to move forward
jury decided the company that installed the gas pumps at the marina was
responsible for the explosion that killed Richard Coppick's son,
19-year-old Nate Coppick, as he refueled a boat. Richard Coppick said he feels Nate has been with them in spirit.
Body of missing boater found near St. Pete
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The body of a missing Pinellas County boater
has been recovered. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office say it appears
Michael Douglas Rhine's death was accidental. An autopsy is scheduled
and the investigation is continuing.
Two killed, 6 hospitalized as sailing yacht sinks off Portuguese coast
The two confirmed deaths are a 47-year-old crew member of the sailboat
which was flying a German flag and a member of the Maritime Police who
was 41, according to a Maritime Police statement. One of the fatalities
was one of five crew members on the ..
Boating Fatality Could Lead To Jail
Fatality Could Lead To Jail CJOB News Team reporting 4/11/2013. A 37
year old Winnipeg man could be headed to jail after his friend drowned
in a case of dangerous boating on the Red River. David Morris was swept away by the current when the .
Woman identified who fell out of kayak
A woman who fell out of her kayak
Sunday on the Green River and later died has been identified by the
King County Medical Examiner's Office. Elizabeth Gould, 45, fell out of
her kayak about 1:30 p.m. near Black Diamond and was taken to an Auburn ...
Woman and girl die in Lake District
The man, who was also on the boat,
is still receiving treatment at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Cumbria
Police said. A spokeswoman for Cumbria Police said: "Cumbria Police can
confirm that at approximately 4pm today, they attended an incident at
Boating Accidents and Rescues:
Men rescued from drifting boat by Guernsey Ambulance
Two men were rescued from a boat drifting half a mile offshore in Port Grat Bay after a passer-by raised the alarm. Guernsey Ambulance and Rescue's inshore boat brought the men to safety. A spokesman said four men were out on a recreational trip when .
Horry County crews respond to Myrtle Beach area marina for boat fire
An Horry County police officer blocks Hague Drive and a fire engine pumps water from a hydrant into a line to a boat fire at Hague Marina in the Socastee community Thursday. The boat is reported to have exploded. Photo by Amanda ...
Overdue boater found
The Coast Guard has found an overdue boater
from Haines waiting out the weather in a protected bay north of Juneau.
Lt. Ryan Erickson with Coast Guard Sector Juneau says 57-year-old Scott
Pierce left Haines Sunday morning aboard a small sail boat, ...
Four rescued from burning boat
Four people have been rescued from a sinking fishing boat
on the West Coast after a fire broke out. West Coast search and rescue
co-ordinator Sean Judd said the crew on the Honey Dew, near Knights
Point, north of Haast, set off a red flare about 6.25am ..
Boat explodes at marina in Socastee
County police Sgt. Robert Kegler says they don't believe another
explosion will occur, but they evacuated the marina as a precaution. The
State Law Enforcement Division's Bomb Squad arrived on scene in two
helicopters. They went into the boat .