National Safe Boating Week:
Arkansas governor proclaims safe boating week
Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District, Vicksburg District and
the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-08 supported Arkansas Governor
Mike Beebe's proclamation today declaring May 18 - 24 to be Safe Boating Week in Arkansas. From left: Flotilla ...
Montgomery County and City of Clarksville Mayors Sign Safe Boating Week ...
Montgomery County, TN – A National Safe Boating
Week Proclamation was signed on April 30th, 2013 by Montgomery County
Mayor Carolyn Bowers, and City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan
declaring May 18th thru May 27th, 2013 a special week, as the .
'Huntington Safe Boating Week' begins Monday - Newsday
The first Huntington Safe Boating Week begins Monday, driven by last year's July 4 boating accident that left three Long Island children dead. With boating season just around the corner, the event will run from May 13-23 and includes free and discount ..
New Bern Sun Journal
As part of National Safe Boating
Week (May 18-24), the New Bern Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering two
ways for mariners to avoid mishaps on the water. On Saturday, May 18,
Flotilla 20-04 will offer free vessel safety checks from 9 a.m. to 12
noon at ...
National Safe Boating Week activity
If you are looking for a fun-filled afternoon and are interested in what the U.S. Coast Guard is doing for the boating community, attend the Fort Pierce Coast Guard Station Open House on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parking and admission are free and ...
Boating Safety Education Classes:
Summer fun starts with boating safety
Grand Junction Sentinel
Summer fun starts with boating safety. 050813_OUTside_jetski_class. The freedom of riding a personal watercraft is enhanced when it's done safely. Boating safety classes offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife teach PWC riders the rules of the road.
Knox Co. Sheriff's Report
Yankton Daily Press
On April 25, the Knox County sheriff's office hosted a “Law Enforcement Boater Safety Class” in Center, Neb. The class was taught by State of Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Boating Law Administrator Herb Angell. Twelve officers, including the sheriff ...
BOATING/PWC CERTIFICATE CLASS
Come learn from the experts, have fun, and satisfy the educational requirements for both the Safe Boaters
Certificate and Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operations required
to operate vessels on Connecticut waters. The US Coast Guard Auxiliary ..
Boating Safety News:
Anchors away for boating safety
Morrison, a local certified boat examiner with the Coast Guard
Auxiliary, conducts a safety inspection on a boat on Tuesday in
Russellville. Coast Guard Auxiliary members will be conducting free
safety inspections during National Safe Boating
State House passes bills to tighten standards for drunken boating
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — The standard for being found legally drunk while driving has been at .08 for 10 years. And now, as the summer boating season is about to start, the same legal limits could soon apply to boating, snowmobiling and driving off-road vehicles.
BWI! Boating While Intoxicated
Day weekend kicks off one big party all summer long on Lake Conroe in
Montgomery County. But partying on the lake usually means some alcohol
is involved. We've obtained police video from Lake Conroe...It's a man
suspected of BWI...boating ...
Give a Mother's Day gift by wearing a life jacket
Coon Rapids ECM Publishers
Lack of life jacket use is the number one contributing factor to boating deaths in Minnesota. Since 2010, 43 people have died in boating accidents, 35 of those victims were not wearing life jackets. “The message is simple – life jackets save lives .
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Active at 2013 ...
Sierra Sun Times
included over-limits of trout, fishing closed waters, fishing without a
license, use of prohibited gear and bait, fishing out of season,
angling in a hatchery, snagging, boating without a fire extinguisher, no life jackets, boating under the .
Boaters shouldn't be fooled by warm air: Cold water can kill
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
hopes that by telling her brother's story and sharing all that she has
learned, more people will own and use the proper clothing and equipment
for spring and fall boating. And more people will pay attention to the water temperature when they
Oh Buoy: Officials discuss water markers
Lake Gaston Gazette Observer
organizations such as the Lake Gaston Association, Water Safety Council
and local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary unit, the Lake Gaston community
continues to fervently promote safe and legal boating practices. Meanwhile, enforcement agencies such ..
Windsor Police Offering Free Boat Inspections
As the boating
season kicks into high gear, the Windsor Police Service Marine Unit
wants to make it a safe one. For the fifth season, the service will once
again offer free inspections for boaters. Members of the Marine Unit will be available at ...
Cape May Community News, Edition of May 8
Shore News Today
New Jersey Boating
Safety Courses are offered at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center from
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 18, June 22, July 20 and Aug. 10. This
course is required for all vessel operators and personal water craft
operators in New Jersey.
Dorset dad's safety plea after speedboat tragedy
Tristan, 20, an apprentice marine engineer, was killed by the runaway Rib in 2000 at the Southampton International Boat Show, after he and two others were thrown from the boat. Mr Johnson said: “It's brought it all back. I thought, it's so alike: It's ...
Changes in Store For Everglades Boating?
All At Sea
education permit program would be established to promote shared
stewardship of marine resources, including shallow sea bottom areas,
seagrasses and wildlife,” states the plan introduction. “Operators of
motorboats and non-motorized boats ...
Coast Guard prepares for Safe Boating Expo
Lt. Chris Miller, the station commander, said recent statistics show that most boating fatalities are drownings and that most boating accident victims were not wearing Coast Guard approved life jackets. On Saturday, the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be ..
National Safe Boating Council, Partner Associations Collaborate to Offer New ...
PR Web (press release)
The No.1 goal of both marine industry and boating
safety professionals is to help today's boat buyers maximize their
enjoyment when spending time on the water. Behind that goal is the
simple understanding that proper education leads to a lifetime of ...
Awards for river rescue kayak trio
Prestwich and Whitefield Guide
THE heroic actions of three young kayakers
who saved a man's life in Ramsbottom have been commended. Ben Nuttall,
Louis Sheeran and Liam Dobson, who met at Manchester Metropolitan
University kayaking society, rescued a man, aged in his mid-50s, ..
Boating Fatalities And Missing:
America's Cup: One person dead after Swedish boat capsizes
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- One person has died after a racing boat capsized near the Ferry Building
Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The person was one of 13 people
on a 72-foot catamaran used by a Swedish team preparing for this
summer's America's Cup ...
Boat incident kills fisherman
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
A barge carrying building material is said to have collided with a fishing boat
killing one person in Lautoka today. Two other men escaped unhurt and
are now recovering from the ordeal at their homes. One of the survivors
Pyara Singh told FBC News the ..
Game & Fish searching for missing boater near Toad Suck
Tackett with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, crews are searching for the missing boater
who is said to have been fishing from a sand bar near Toad Suck Park.
Maj. Tackett said crews found the man's boat up against the dam, but he
is still missing.
Kayaker dies in accident on Buffalo National River
BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER, Ark. (KTHV) - The National Park Service says a woman kayaking
dies in an accident while on the Buffalo National River. On May 6 at
2:30 p.m. a 79-year-old Vermont native drowned after her head struck a
tree and her kayak ..
Five French tourists feared dead in Malta boat accident
The Star Online
VALLETTA: Five French tourists were feared dead Wednesday after their boat
apparently capsized in stormy seas in Malta, where rescuers have
recovered three unidentified bodies. US Navy and Italian coast guard
aircraft joined in the increasingly
Boat of NY man missing since '73 found in lake
Wall Street Journal
N.Y. — Shipwreck hunters say they've found the sunken houseboat of a
northern New York businessman who disappeared during a trip on Lake
Ontario 40 years ago. Daniel Scoville and Christopher Koberstein tell
the Watertown Daily Times ...
Boater Found Dead in Newberry County River
Newberry deputies say around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday they got a call from Fairfield County to assist in the search for a missing boater. According to officers, the man had started his trip in a canoe in Union County, then traveled down the Broad River
Rescue Teams Search for Missing Man at Mittry Lake
Now, they are combing the lake for the missing boater.
"The boat was found off in the lake partially submerged. We did find
the missing person's belongings with the boat," said Alfonso Zavala with
the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. The man was visiting ...
Third body found off Comino
Times of Malta
Police yesterday confirmed they were the two French women reported missing from a yacht
in Gozo on Monday. They died of asphyxia from drowning. Search and
rescue efforts are now focused on recovering the two people still
missing. Authorities have yet ...
Family's Plea Over Man Missing At Sea
family of a man who went missing at sea have appealed to the public for
information about his disappearance. Anthony Hepburn - known as Tony -
is reported to have gone to sea in a yellow kayak launched from a Lyford Cay property next to Jaws Beach ...
Boating Accidents And Rescues:
72-year-old man rescued from sailboat near Kitty Hawk
Kitty Hawk, N.C. – A 72-year-old man was rescued from his sailboat
on Wednesday after he told crews that he was unconscious for seven
hours. He believes he may have fallen and hit his head. Rescuers were
called to the scene at around 9 a.m. on ...
Boat Fire at Everett Marina
The officers went down on the dock and appeared to be removing someone from a sailboat. Flames suddenly erupted on the central part of the sailboat followed by a loud explosion and fireball. Something like a propane tank exploded. The boat was quickly ...
Coast Guard rescues man from sailboat
Trevor Wilson of Great Britain was rescued after he requested a medevac from his 24-foot sailboat. An air crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. located the sailboat Erma. Coast Guard officials say the ..
Nighttime rescue of stricken leisure yacht
This is Cornwall
Four people were rescued in thick fog from aboard a stranded yacht
after its engine failed. Lifeboat crews spent an hour and a half on
Monday towing the Ocean Magic of Plymouth three miles back to the South
Devon shore in dark conditions and with .
Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team called out to yacht off Greenbank Quay
Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team called out to yacht
off Greenbank Quay. Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team were called out
this morning after a report from a concerned member of the public that a
yacht was in trouble off Greenbank Quay. A spokesman ..
Lifeboatmen Are Called Out To Rescue Seasick Crew of Stranded Yacht At ...
Sky Tyne and Wear
Brigade members arrived on scene to find the 25ft yacht
'Northern Star' high and dry on the beach with the outgoing tide
already past the vessel. Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade captain and
Olympic torchbearer Peter Lilley said: "After speaking with ...
Brainerd woman's kayak capsizes, throws woman into river for 10 minures
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Dave Larson with the Crow Wing County Sheriff Office said that Brittany
Ann Kuntz, 23, Brainerd, who was wearing a personal flotation device,
was kayaking down the river from the Evergreen Cemetery landing in Brainerd and was planning to go south
Sleepy Hollow Women Rescue Kayaker
The man was out kayaking
on Friday around 5 p.m. when the wind picked up unexpectedly. It went
from a beautiful warm day to windy, cold choppy weather very quickly.
“When it gets windy, whitecaps form on the Hudson, which makes kayaking difficult,”
Councilor says motorized watercraft a river hazard
Flathead Publishing Group
He says with more kayaks, canoes and paddleboards taking to the river in recent years, powered watercraft
are becoming a safety issue. He's seen party boats go as far upstream
as the culverts at Spokane Avenue, and in the peak summer months it's
Jet ski operators welcome New guidelines for safety
Last month, DMCA issued new rules and guidelines regarding jet ski
operations. As part of the new safety measures, 300-metre buffer zones
have been imposed around three beaches at Dubai Marina, Umm Suqeim 1 and
2 and Jumeirah 2 and 3 to keep je
Pair rescued from drifting jet ski
A jet ski
was towed to shore at Marfell's Beach in Marlborough yesterday
afternoon after the two men on it appeared to get into trouble. Blenheim
man Greg Hale said the men, who he thought were in their 20s, were
drifting on the jet ski for about
Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat in Saginaw Bay
Detroit Free Press
ESSEXVILLE — The U.S. Coast Guard
says it has rescued four people in Saginaw Bay from a boat that was
taking on water. A crew responded Tuesday night from Essexville after a
report that a 24-foot recreational boat was taking on water near Channel
San Diego boat rescues men adrift for weeks in Pacific
men adrift for more than three weeks on a skiff in the Pacific Ocean
survived on rainwater and raw fish before they were rescued by a San
Diego boat. The two men were spotted by Alfred Canepa, captain of the Pacific Princess, during a tuna-fishing .
Four rescued by helicopter after boat runs aground near Port Renfrew
Four boaters stranded on rocks after their boat
ran aground near Port Renfrew have been rescued. The boaters were
picked up by a Coast Guard Cormorant Helicopter based out of Comox,
which was able to land on rocks nearby and pick them up.
Two bodies found after boat tragedy
Times of Malta
Together with Philippe Grimaud, 41, Elias Chnouni, 49 and his son Eli, 14, they were last seen leaving Xlendi bay on a 12-foot boat at around midnight on Sunday, after a birthday celebration dinner involving alcohol. The 60-foot cabin cruiser they were .
Boat fire extinguished quickly
When Bryan Smith of Pollock pulled his boat
into Jeff's Marine Service in Aberdeen this morning, he didn't know he
had a problem. As he walked away after parking, another customer noticed
smoke coming from Smith's boat. “What have you got burning?
Stranded boater rescued off Fire Island
Wall Street Journal
BELLPORT, N.Y. — Police have rescued a Long Island boater
who got stranded on a sandbar near a Fire Island inlet. Suffolk County
police say the man's 19-foot Carolina Skiff got hung up on the ocean
side east of Bellport Beach in Bellport. The boater
Man seriously injured in Peace River boating accident
A 50 year old male was transported to a hospital in Edmonton this morning with serious injuries sustained in a boating
accident last night on the Peace River. RCMP, the Taylor Fire
Department and B.C. Ambulance responded to the incident near Taylo
3 Canoeists Rescued From Lake CdA
The Spokesman Review (blog)
Three Coeur d'Alene men were rescued and treated for hypothermia after there canoe capsized near Higgens Point (actually Osprey Point) on Lake Coeur
d'Alene early this afternoon. The three — Jason S. Parker, 58, Sierra R.
Parker, 32, and Ronald
College student's throat cut in jetski accident
A source told reporters that the girl was riding a jetski
at high speed when she ran into the string of a "water walking ball",
cutting her neck and causing her to have trouble breathing. Her friends
screamed for help, and the girl was soon rushed to ...
Barry Dock RNLI lifeboat in dramatic Channel rescue
Barry and District News
woman was pulled out of the water by the helicopter and was flown to
the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, where the Penarth Coastguard Rescue Team had attended the helicopter landing site to assist. The Barry Island Coastguard Rescue Team ...