Boating Safety Education Classes
Boat Safety Course Will Satisfy NJ Regulations
The U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary, Flotilla 67 on Lake Hopatcong, will conduct a safety boating
class Monday and Tuesday. The course will be held from 6 to 10 p.m.
each night and taught by United States Coast Guard certified instructors licensed by the ...
Boating Safety news
Memorial Day Weekend could give boaters fits
Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
Like a football game “kick-off,” boaters
will work to a frenzy to get their boats in the water by the May 27
goal line. But what is different this time of year, report officials
with the Boat Owners Association of The United States, is that both the ...
Head of Prince family investigation is awarded with Boating Officer of the Year
Shawn Elmore was at Lake Lanier within a few hours of being assigned as
lead investigator of a double fatality accident last summer. Elmore,
with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has now been named
2012 Georgia Boating Officer of Year ...
St. Louis River anglers will face new challenges this summer
Duluth News Tribune
As winter loosens its grasp on the St. Louis River, recreational boaters
and anglers will face a new problem. Namely, how to navigate a river
channel changed by last summer's flooding without the aid of
navigational buoys upriver from Spirit Lake. The ..
Proposed watercraft regulations would close Snake River to motorized craft ...
Wyo.) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be holding a public
meeting to gather input on two proposed motorized watercraft regulations for the Snake River and proposed changes for area fishing regulations. The meeting will be 6 p.m.
Experts: Don't attempt to save swept-away pets
This image provided by Pamela J. Boehland shows public service poster created by the U.S. Coast Guard
advising swimmers not to attempt to rescue their dogs who get swept
away into surf. Experts say the average dog is a better swimmer than the
Sticker program for kayaks, paddleboards designed for safety
The Salem News
Ken Yuszkus/Staff photo Phil Karwowski of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, holds an identification sticker for unregistered watercraft. The Coast Guard has started a new program asking people to put identifying stickers on their kayaks, canoes ..
Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol NH lakes
The Union Leader
"Their mission is to promote boater safety, to assist those boaters
who might be in distress for any reasons and to make themselves
available for courtesy boat inspections and general safe boating
practices." Skillings, who lives in Milton, said the ...
Drunk boating in Salem
Alcohol is the leading contributing factor in fatal boating
accidents involving the USA's 12.4 million registered boats, the U.S.
Coast Guard says. There were 126 fatalities and 293 injuries in 330
alcohol-related boating accidents in the USA in 2010 ...
DNR urges caution with warm weather, cold water
NEW ULM - Boaters,
canoeists and kayakers anxious to hit newly-thawed rivers and lakes
across the southern part of the state should consider the potential
danger of cold waters, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural
Black Hills Paddlers talk kayak safety - Rapid City Journal
Rapid City Journal
Andrew, who was born and raised in Rapid City, is a kayaking
instructor. He helped the Black Hills Paddlers on Saturday at Canyon
Lake instill an important message in enthusiasts of a booming sport in
the Black Hills: "Engage your brain before engaging ...
Y teaches water safety
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Hank Elchert of the U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary taught tips on boat safety. He said the most important thing
to know about being in a boat is to wear the proper life-preserving
device. Bob Stover, YMCA scuba instructor also was in attendance, giving
Boaters spot 2 bodies in Erie County lake, bay
— Warmer weather leading to more boats on the water might have
contributed to the recovery Friday of the bodies of father-daughter
kayakers missing for almost three weeks. A boater reported spotting a girl's body at about 11:15 a.m. Friday in
Memorial set for Tempe Town Lake icon - AZCentral.com
O'Connor, as Tempe's boating-programs
coordinator for the past nine years, was at Town Lake last Saturday, as
he was most Saturdays. On Saturdays, the lake buzzes with people
paddleboarding, kayaking, boating and rowing. But last Saturday, shortly
Father-son duo drowns as boat capsizes
Press Trust of India
Rajnandgaon, Apr 28 (PTI) A man and his one-and-half year-old son drowned when their boat
capsized in Sheonath river in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh
today, a senior police official said. Gayatri Prasad Sahu (42) was
returning after visiting a ...
Boating Accidents And Rescues:
Accused drunken Salem boater wants evidence tossed overboard
The Salem News
Accused drunken Salem boater
wants evidence tossed overboard. BY JULIE MANGANIS STAFF WRITER The
Salem News Sat Apr 27, 2013, 04:30 AM EDT. SALEM — Prosecutors say it
was a rescue off a boat that may have been about to sink. But Bradford ..
SoCal man loses leg in boating accident on Lake Havasu
A 52-year-old Placentia, Calif., man had his right leg amputated below the knee in a boating
accident with a propeller Saturday afternoon at Lake Havasu State Park.
He was later listed in critical condition. The emergency call came in
at 2:34 p.m. from ..
Sailboat catches fire at West Bay Marina in Olympia
caught fire at West Bay Marina in Olympia Friday night, causing an
estimated $75,000 in damage, according to a news release. Olympia
firefighters were called to 2100 West Bay Drive Northeast at 5:41 p.m.
to find a 26-foot sailboat on fire .
Yacht gets stuck on Indented Head reef
Drysdale Sergeant Grant Langmaid said the captain from St Kilda Yacht
Club was involved in a race around the bay and had probably tried to
take a shortcut. ``They've gone on the wrong side of Governor Reef and
got stuck,'' Sgt Langmaid said. ``They had ...
Man rescued from upturned canoe in Loch Leven
A man has been airlifted to hospital after his canoe
capsized on a Highland loch. The RNLI Oban lifeboat was called to Loch
Leven where a member of the public had reported an upturned canoe two miles from Kinlochleven at 14:30. Rescue teams from Fort ...
Eight people and a puppy rescued by coastguard after being stranded by tide
Scottish Daily Record
The RNLI Oban lifeboat was called to Loch Leven in the Highlands where a member of the public had reported an over-turned canoe two miles from Kinlochleven at 2.30pm. Coast rescue teams from Fort William in the Highlands and Appin in Argyll and Bute
Kayak capsizes in P-town; no one injured
PROVINCETOWN – Three people were taken ashore Friday evening after rescue crews responded to a report of a capsized kayak nearby, according to Provincetown police. Crews responded to the west end breakwater in Provincetown around 5 p.m. and .
Stranded boaters rescued in NW Montana
KXLH Helena News
Agents patrolling the lake spotted the trio and coordinated the rescue using "specialized riverine patrol watercraft,"
according to a news release. The boat was eventually towed safely to
the Rexford, Montana, boat launch. (photo courtesy U.S. Customs) ...
Four rescued from burning boat on bay
San Francisco Chronicle
12:47 PDT San Francisco -- Four fishermen were rescued from a burning
boat a quarter mile off Candlestick Point Saturday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said. Lt. Heather Lampert said the vessel was taking on water and leaking gas ...
Fisherman rescued after falling from his boat in Round Pond in Haverhill
— Roland Soucy planned to fish at Plug Pond yesterday. Instead, the
70-year-old Bradford resident cast his line in Round Pond, and helped
save someone's life. Soucy arrived around 7:50 for a morning of fishing
near the boat ramp on Stanley ...
Man cited for sinking boat in Moses Lake
Columbia Basin Herald
MOSES LAKE - The operator of a boat
that capsized in Moses Lake was found to be drinking at the time of the
incident, but was later found to be under the legal limit for alcohol
during a breath test. Capt. Chris Anderson, with the state Fish and
Trio cling to rocks before rescue
Meanwhile, police issued a call to all vessels after a yacht
became stranded with mechanical failure about 8km off Cape Palliser,
across Wellington Harbour on Wairarapa's isolated south coast. Mr Hart
said a man was stranded and there was concern for ...
Men Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Reservoir
Richard Morrissey of Lynn said he was in the front of the canoe
and his brother Kevin, of Peabody, was in the back when the boat
started to take on water. Both men eventually ended up in the water. A
bystander and Danvers firefighters helped get the
4 plucked from sea off Diamond Head after kayaks overturn
The Coast Guard and the fire department rescued a group of six kayakers
off Kaimana Beach in Waikiki Saturday morning. Someone in the group
contacted the Honolulu Fire Department at about 8 a.m., saying some of
their kayaks had overturned, the Coast ...