Boating Safety Education Classes:
Boater safety course legislation expected to pass
The state Legislature Friday is expected to give final approval to a bill that eventually would require all boaters to pass a safety course. The Senate passed a bill Thursday that was
approved by the Assembly last month. The legislation is schedule
Boating: Port St. Lucie Power Squadron plans Saturday safe boating classes
A safe boating
course presented by the Port St. Lucie Power Squadron will be from 8:30
a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday with the review and exam scheduled for 1
p.m. Sunday. This program satisfies requirements for the Florida Boaters Identification Card.
Free Boating, Water Safety Class On June 27 At YMCA
A representative of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be conducting a free boating
and water safety class for the public on Thursday, June 27, from 7 to 8
p.m. at the YMCA pool. The program is open to families and individuals
of all ages.
Boat-ed.com Launches Wisconsin Boat Rental Course
PR Web (press release)
“This new course covers all the information you'll need to know to receive your temporary boating certificate, and it can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or computer,” said Roy Zellmer, boating law administrator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural .
Boating Safety News:
State grant of $332800 provides dredging
Concerns about sediment buildup that often made the channel impassable, and the impact on boater
safety prompted Mr. Ashburn and other members of Anchor Pointe and
Meinke marinas to partner with the Lucas County Commissioners in
securing a ..
Boating safety reminders for summer
It's the season for boating
and kayaking. As the temps heat up, more and more people are taking to
the waterways. But there are some safety precautions you need to take to
help prevent drowning. Our Melissa Kakareka tells you what you need to
SAFE BOATING: Operation Dry Water
Operation Dry Water runs from June 28th through the 30th. It's an effort to draw attention to the hazards of boating
under the influence. That means state law enforcement agencies will
have an increased presence and conducting check points and breath ..
Editorial: Boating and drinking - Don't do it
from the Chain O' Lakes area say they try to avoid weekends on the
water, when out-of-town crowds descend and the most reckless activity
occurs. That's when boaters tie up in the middle of Grass, Fox and Nippersink lakes, forming virtual ...
9-year-old boy's death is the eighth boating-related fatality in the state ...
The 9-year-old boy killed in a personal watercraft collision on Lake Norman Thursday is the eighth boating-related
fatality in the state since mid-May. N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
spokesperson Geoff Cantrell said while the number of deaths
Proposal Could Revoke Driver's License if Boating while Drunk
PEORIA - Is being drunk while steering a boat, enough to have your
driver's license taken away? State lawmakers think so, but not everyone
is on board with a new proposal in Springfield. Drunken boating is one of the more dangerous and frequent ...
Montesano's Co-Sponsored Boating Safety Bill Passes Assembly
Long Island Exchange
Island, NY) After clearing the state Senate earlier this week,
legislation co-sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen
Head) to address boating safety passed the Assembly today and now awaits the governor's signature. If enacted ..
Operation Dry Water to kick off
“The last weekend in June leads to Fourth of July – which is known for boating fun. Patrols will be out to enforce the message boating is fun and even more fun for all when you're sober,” Schaller said. “This is a very simple lesson wardens will be
Water, alcohol a tragic combination
Highland Park News
Fun on the water has always meant family time for me, and I have many great memories of boating
on Lake Michigan and the Chain O' Lakes, fishing and learning to water
ski. But for some, what was meant to be fun can also turn to tragedy. A
sad reminder ...
EWEB warns boaters of rocks
family fishes in the waters below the Walterville Boat Landing
Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Walterville, Ore. The Eugene Water &
Electric board is warning boaters and other McKenzie River recreational users to avoid the north channel of the river
Children 'caught' wearing life jackets rewarded
Missouri has joined the Missouri State Highway Patrol in an initiative
to promote the importance of wearing life jackets while boating on the Lake of the Ozarks. The main focus is children, but the initiative will also educate boaters of all
More than $14 Million Awarded in Clean Vessel Act Grants
To help support clean waters and recreational boating,
over $14 million in funding has been provided to several U.S. states
under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program. Jun 21, 2013. The U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that more than
Charter company fined for endangering whales
Charters has been fined $5,000 for coming too close to a pod of
humpback whales on the western side of Admiralty Island. An
administrative law judge for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration ordered the fine last week, though .
More marine police taking to the waters in South Jersey
Press of Atlantic City
Ocean City police officers Jacob Millevoi (right) and John Porreca are Ocean City's marine unit officers operating out of the Coast Guard docks on Northpoint Road. The Ocean City police department has a new Marine Unit that will patrol the waters ...
Boating Fatalities And Missing:
Search for missing Lake Mead boater goes into weekend - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU
KVVU Las Vegas
National Park Service and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Search and Rescue depart from Hemenway Harbor to search for a missing
Chicago man June 21 at Lake Mead. (NPS Photo). Crews meet on June 21,
2013, to discuss search plans ...
One woman dead, two missing in Lake Powell boat crash
Las Vegas Review-Journal
heads towards the Glen Canyon Dam at Lake Powell in this file photo. A
57-year-old woman died on Thursday near Dangling Rope Marina when a boat
collided with a houseboat. Crews are searching for two women missing
after the crash.
Boating victim's identity released
A victim of a fatal boating
accident at Raystown Lake was identified early this morning. John
Walker Walls, 74, of Duncansville was fishing with a 78-year-old male on
Thursday in Hopewell Township when he lost his balance and fell
overboard from the
Tampa man dies in SC rafting accident
crews in South Carolina waited Friday for water levels to drop so they
could retrieve the body of a Tampa man who died in a rafting accident this week, authorities said. Thomas P. Hill, 50, fell off a raft Wednesday into the Chattooga River
2 rescued, 2 missing near Horseshoe Beach
Frank Dipaula, 78, of Keystone Heights, and Tom Grant, 67, were both rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard
and FWC crews after their 21-foot boat capsized. Tom Morrison, 65,
Jacksonville, and Glenn Harris are still missing, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Boating Accidents And Rescues
Five rescued after boat capsizes in San Diego Bay
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Harbor police and a civilian boater
rescued five people, including three children, who were aboard a vessel
that partially sank and then capsized on San Diego Bay Thursday
afternoon, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said. The federal
Gorleston lifeboat in North Sea fog rescue
Norwich Evening News
The Great Yarmouth and Gorleston lifeboat Samarbeta was launched at 4.30am today to assist a yacht
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Arizona woman rescued from Black Hawk Lake
Nebraska City News Press
An Arizona woman was rescued from Black Hawk Lake Thursday afternoon, after the personal watercraft
she was operating with her son, overturned and the two were separated
from the craft by high winds. email · print. Nebraska City News-Press -
'Heroic' rescue on rain-swollen Passaic River in Millington
New Jersey Hills
Bernards Township man and his 4-year-old granddaughter, who lives in
Long Hill Township, were pulled from the swollen Passaic River Sunday,
June 9, after capsizing a kayak in what police are calling a “heroic” water rescue by first responders ..
Boy injured in jet ski tubing accident
A 12-year-old Camp Champions camper received minor injuries in a jet
skit accident on Lake LBJ Friday. Granite Shoals Fire Chief Austin
Stanphill said that Granite Shoals Fire Rescue and Marble Falls EMS
responded to Camp Champions on Highland ...
Lifeguards Stop Runaway Boat
A fisherman radioed that he had seen a 26-foot boat
, a cabin cruiser, with no one on board about four miles from shore,
and heading straight for the beach. The two lifeguards sprung into
action rushing out in their rubber boat, knowing they had a ...
Air boat sinks in Lake Murvaul
driven by an unidentified man with a female passenger, both from out of
the county, was traveling on Lake Murvual around 11 a.m. when Michael
Vanderslice said he knew something was wrong. “About 9 a.m. I was
sitting here having my morning ...