Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boater education class set in Bainbridge
— An Ohio boating education course will be offered June 22 at The Rocky
Fork State Park Activity Center in Bainbridge, according to the Ohio
Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft. The course
covers a variety of boating ...
Boater safety courses set
The Lake Norman Citizen
Training meets the standards set in state laws requiring all boaters younger than 26 to successfully complete an approved boater safety program. In addition, most insurance companies provide a discount in boat insurance coverage for any vessel owner .
DNR educates Waukesha Co. boaters about aquatic invasive species
COUNTY (WITI) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants
everyone to enjoy their time on the water this summer, but they also
want to make sure boaters and anglers help keep the lakes clean. Aquatic invasive species can ...
Boating safety sessions planned
The Livingston County News
Safety Rolling Display will provide information on how to boat safely.
Free courtesy marine vessel inspections will be available, conducted by
Marine Patrol deputies. The programs are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. both days. On June 14 the ...
Boater safety course offered
JOHNSTOWN?- A free New York State Boater
Safety course will be offered June 15 at the Fulton County Sheriff's
Office, 2712 Route 29. The course is being put on as a joint effort by
the New York State Park Police and Fulton County Sheriff Thomas J.
Free canoe lessons offered at Van Cortlandt Park
News 12 Bronx (registration)
The city's Parks Department offered free canoe lessons at Van Cortlandt Park this morning. Dozens of children and their parents were taught how to canoe by park rangers. The next free session of canoe lessons will be held next week at Crotona Park.
Boating Safety News:
Keehi boater arrested for terroristic threatening
at Keehi Small Boat Harbor was arrested on Friday on charges of
threatening the life of a DLNR boating division harbor agent. Officers
from the State Office of the Attorney General, State Sheriffs and DLNR
Division of Conservation and
Bill targets drinking and boating
Port Huron Times Herald
Nicki Polan, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Boating
Industries Association in Livonia, said the MBIA holds no specific
position about the bill, and cannot speak to its potential impact to the
boating industry but is watching it carefully. Jim Carol,
Illinois DNR reminds boaters to be cautious on the water
people in the tri-states spend a lot of lazy, summer days out on boats
on the river, but officials want to remind everyone about the
precautions you need to take if you plan on operating that vessel. "I
like to go out boating because you can do ...
Safety Reminders for Recreational Boaters
is a recreation but a very serious recreation. It's like driving a car
down the interstate. You have to be very careful", explained Capt. Brett
Gaeger of the Huntington Fire Department. As warm days (and nights)
bring more people to the Ohio
Keeping safe while on the water
According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, there were 118 boating
accidents and 12 fatalities in 2012, something that will consistently
be a threat in all bodies of water, including Jackson Lake and other
Newton County areas. The DNR
Free life jackets given away at High Rock Lake
COUNTY, N.C. — One hundred free life jackets were given away to
children at Pebble Beach at High Rock Lake Saturday in Davidson County.
The state wildlife commission and the Coast Guard teamed up for the event to remind children and ...
State House passes Boater Freedom Act, heads to Senate
COLUMBUS -- Boaters
could enjoy their time on the water without fear of unwarranted stops
and searches, under legislation passed by the Ohio House June 4. The
bill, titled "The Boater Freedom Act," passed on a unanimous vote of 86-0 and heads to the
Coast Guard focuses on boater safety
They are focusing on boater
safety to make sure everyone is okay during Harborfest. Local fire and
police departments, and Portsmouth's Maritime Incident Response Team,
are helping the Coast Guard for safety enforcement. Alcohol and not
ON THE DOCKS: Boating safety — it's no joke
The Westerly Sun
Gross says he will always wear an inflatable life vest when he's on the
water after being knocked overboard by a "queer wave" last season.
Gross, who wasn't wearing a life jacket at the time, treaded water for
11 hours before being rescued.
9th Annual Safe Boating, Fishing Festival Held
North Central Ohio
For would-be sailors and those seeking to learn more about angling, the 9th Annual Safe Boating and Fishing Festival was the place to be over the weekend. The North Central Ohio Safe Boating Council sponsors the event and its president, George Christ ...
Boating Fatalities And Rescues:
Divers recover body of canoeist in Basswood River
Divers recover body of canoeist in Basswood River. DULUTH — A Minnetonka couple's trip into the Boundary Waters Canoe
Area Wilderness ended tragically when their boat capsized and the man
was lost in the rapids of a river along the Canadian border.
Man dies in kayaking accident on family day out
A father-of-two died when his kayak
capsized in the River Thames as he attempted to navigate a dangerous
weir. Property developer Michael Moore, 43, capsized just 300 yards away
from where his wife and two daughters were having rowing lessons.
Australian coastguard finds nine bodies after boat sinks off Christmas Island
The Australian coastguard
has found the bodies of nine migrants near a partly submerged vessel
and is searching for any survivors from the latest accident involving
people trying to reach the country. The Australian Maritime Safety
Authority spotted ...
Crews search for missing boater near Burns Lake
Search and rescue crews are scouring Francois Lake in B.C.'s interior looking for a missing boater
after a capsize Friday night. RCMP responded to reports of a capsized
boat in the lake, located south of Burns Lake Provincial Park. Story
VAN BUREN TWP: Man drowns after boat capsizes in Belleville Lake
The 911 caller told dispatch that one occupant of the boat made it safely to shore, but the other boater
was unaccounted for. Police units, along with the township marine
division and dive team, were dispatched after the location where this
Boat flip kills 2 at Lac qui Parle Lake
Minnesota Public Radio
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two people died after their boat
overturned on Lac qui Parle Lake, near Montevideo in west central
Minnesota. The Lac qui Parle Sheriff's Office said the accident happened
Saturday afternoon near Boyd's Landing. Emergency responders ...
Boating Accidents and Rescues:
Coast Guard medevacs injured boater
Va. (WAVY) - A 58-year-old man with a head injury was medevaced by the
Coast Guard in a helicopter Saturday evening. A crewmember of the
sailing vessel Reindeer contacted the Coast Guard at 3:55 p.m. to report
that someone had
Man rescued from water in Southport
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A boater
off of Pottery Beach near Southport had a medical emergency Saturday,
according to U.S. Coast Guard officials. The Southport Rescue Squad was
on a lunch break when they responded to help a man in ...
Coast Guard rescues four men on sailboat pummeled by Andrea off Charleston
Charleston Post Courier (subscription)
Zoeller/staffJosh Straitiff (facing), of Buffalo, N.Y., and Daniel
Kelley, of Huntsville, Ala., thank the members of the U.S. Coast Guard
who rescued them Friday from a sailboat that was adrift at sea during Tropical Storm Andrea. Buy this photo ...
Two boats catch fire in Beaufort
Email. Tweet. Two boats catch fire in Beaufort. BEAUFORT, CARTERET
COUNTY -. Crews are working to contain a fully engulfed Hatteras Yacht
in Carteret County at the Jarrett Bay Boatworks after it, and a sailboat, caught fire early Saturday Morning.
Early morning fire destroys vessels at Jarrett Bay park
Smoke still poured from a charred luxury yacht
Saturday morning, hours after the Beaufort Fire Department received a
call at 3 a.m. alerting responders to the fire. This boat and the others
were all dry-docked at the marine industrial park, located on
Serious boating accident at Lake Waccamaw today
Whiteville News Reporter
Serious boating accident at Lake Waccamaw today 0 comments. An approximately 40-year-old man had an arm nearly amputated in a boating accident around 4:15 today on Lake Waccamaw. Lake Waccamaw Fire and Rescue, Buckhead Rescue and Lake ...
Texas Digest: Angelo State police chief charged with boating while intoxicated
The police chief of Angelo State University has been charged with misdemeanor boating
while intoxicated over the Memorial Day weekend. The San Angelo
Standard-Times reported Friday that Chief James Adams was booked into
the Tom Green County Jail ...
Man injured in canoe accident
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a canoe
accident that occurred Friday evening on Sugar Creek, 10 miles
downstream of Crawfordsville. Christopher Wilson, 22, of Brazil
sustained a dislocated shoulder as a result of the accident. Wilson .
Good News: Rescuers use kayak to save dog stuck in the marsh
one knew how the dog got there. Or how long she had been trapped in the
marsh at Castaway Island Preserve on San Pablo Road. But visitors to
the preserve on a recent Sunday all wanted to help free the canine,
believed to be a Labrador-Pyrenees mix.
Two rescued in kayak accident
The Albany Herald
ALBANY — Albany police and firefighters responded to a 911 call at the Flint River Saturday to rescue two kayakers. According to Kelly Harcrow, battalion chief with the Albany Fire Department, Susan Cooper and her adult son, David, were kayaking the ...
Jet ski duo saved after washing up at Stranraer
TWO men from Northern Ireland were rescued from rocks after their jet ski
ran out of fuel and drifted about 40 miles before washing up on the
Scottish coast. The men set off from Ballycastle early on Friday before
getting into trouble. Belfast ...
Fishermen show boat damaged by mako shark
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Tom Rostron Jr. of Wall shows off the 303-pound mako shark that leapt into his sport fishing boat
and proceeded to trash it. He and fellow fisherman Clint Simek were
finally able to subdue the shark with a gaff and rope. / Photo provided .
Coast Guard rescues 2 children, 3 adults from capsized boat
The Coast Guard
Sector received a Mayday call at 6:41 a.m. after the 17-foot boat
capsized and dispatched a 45-foot response boat from Station Honolulu
and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point to
the scene. The helicopter ...
Men rescued after drifting from Northern Ireland to Scotland
were alerted and the Stranraer Lifeboat was able to locate them on
rocks at Corsewell Lighthouse near Stranraer at about 17:30. Both men
were said to be very cold and one had suffered an ankle injury. Continue
reading the main story .
Family rescued from burning boat in Georgia Strait
The family was picked up by a coast guard
hovercraft and taken to Thunderbird Marina. (Nanaimo SAR). A Vancouver
whale watching company has rescued a family on a burning boat in the
Strait of Georgia. The Prince of Whales boat with 24 tourists on ..
NT boat swamped by waves, three rescued
Sky News Australia
Three people were forced to swim about a kilometre to safety after their fishing boat
was swamped by waves off the Northern Territory coast. The trio were on
the second day of a fishing weekend when a series of large waves
swamped their 4.5m tinny near ...
Speed boat catches fire in Balluta Bay
Malta Independent Online
No one was injured when a speed boat
caught fire in Balluta Bay, in the early hours of the morning. The
Armed Forces of Malta operations centre was informed by a civilian that a
speed boat was on fire about 100 metres off Balluta Bay. The search and ...
Capsized boater rescued
Helena Independent Record
52-year-old Helena man was rescued by local residents after capsizing a
boat in Canyon Ferry Lake Saturday evening. David P. Schwichtenberg
refused medical treatment at the scene, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff
Leo Dutton said. Dutton said someone
Coast Guard aids woman hurt in sailboat accident
CAPE MAY, N.J. - (AP) -- The Coast Guard came to the aid of woman injured when the sailboat she was in ran aground off southern New Jersey. The operator of the 42-foot sailboat Affinity notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay about
GALWAY LIFEBOAT RESCUES MAN FROM SAILBOAT OFF BARNA ROCKS
Galway Bay FM
ONE man was rescued by the Galway RNLI Lifeboat when his 25 foot sailboat
almost hit rocks off Barna in Galway Bay, this morning (Sunday 9 June).
The alarm was raised by a member of the public who spotted the boat
veering dangerously towards rocks ...
Boating accident on Tickfaw River leaves young child seriously injured
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
New Orleans -- Agents with The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating
accident that left a six-year-old child seriously injured. The accident
occurred Sunday around 5:00 p.m. on the Tickfaw River near the small
Boy critically injured in Joe Pool Lake boating accident
Dallas Morning News (blog)
According to Grand Prairie police officials, the boating
accident occurred about 11:00 p.m. Saturday about 200 yards from the
shore near Lynn Creek Park. Two boats were tied together, sitting idle,
when third boat struck them, police said. The 12-year ..
Lifeboat launched to rescue broken-down jet skier
Chelmsford Weekly News
He called for help after the jet ski
sputtered to a halt off St Osyth beach, just after 4pm on Saturday. The
inshore lifeboat crew found him and towed him back to shore. The man
was suffering from the cold but did not require any further medical
A man and a woman were rescued from the sinking boat
A man and a woman have been rescued from a sinking cabin cruiser in the River Humber. The 27ft (8m) boat
hit a buoy between Hull Marina and the Humber Bridge. Humber Rescue
said it responded to a distress call from the Sea Eagle at 06:47 BST and