Boating Safety Education Classes:
State Educating Boaters on New BUI Law
41 NBC News
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Thursday's rain did not stop boaters
from spending their Fourth of July out on Lake Tobesofkee. And for
some, popping a cold one is just part of enjoying the holiday. But are
you aware of a new state law cracking down on ...
Boater safety program offered through H . Lee White Museum
safety program offered through H. Lee White Museum 0 comments. OSWEGO —
The H. Lee White Marine Museum and Maritime Center will offer a summer
boating course to teach young people how to be safe on the water and
learn the fundamentals
Boost your boat safety IQ before leaving the dock
The same goes for anyone in a kayak or canoe. A grim reminder of those dangers came this week, when a 8-year-old boy died, and his father was hospitalized after their canoe tipped over in Lake Michigan. "Definitely stay closer to shore, because that ...
Boat safely in Boca Raton
The "About Boating Safely" class will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13 at the headquarters building
in Spanish River Park at 3939 N. Ocean Blvd., just south of Spanish
River Blvd. on A1A. The class is taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Pemberton Township now has own kayak fleet for lessons
PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP — Classes in canoe
and kayak safety begin Wednesday at Mirror Lake Beach on Clubhouse Road
in the Browns Mills section of town. Matty Kinsella, a safety expert
and former captain of the U.S. Surf Kayaking Team, will conduct .
Coast Guard gives Aids to Navigation demonstration to children in Dulac
"Buoys live!" The students at Grand Caillou Summer Camp yell during an interactive demonstration by Coast Guard
Aids to Navigation Team Dulac at Grand Calliou Summer Camp, June 12,
2013. The demonstration showed the students how the aids to ..
Boating Safety News:
Boating safely on Independence Day
ABC Action News
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers are ramping up
patrols for the holiday, including during fireworks displays. The
waterways are expected to be extra crowded this Fourth of July and FWC
agents want to make sure boaters are safe.
Oklahoma Lake Patrol Trooper Shares 4 Things Every Boater Should ...
News On 6
They say there are a few things every boater
should know. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Danny Choat has worked
four lake fatalities in the past two weeks, and he doesn't want to see
any more lives lost on the water. He wants people to know the laws ...
Oyster Bay Fatal Capsizing Sparks Debate 1 Year Later
Long Island Press
report and the parents of the victims are calling for more stringent
New York State boat safety legislation than a recently passed law that
requires boaters under 18 receive boater safety education. “I just hope that Victoria's memory can serve as ...
Police: Boating And Drinking Don't Mix
The crackdown on intoxicated boaters
comes just four days after a 22-year-old man was critically hurt in an
accident on Horsetooth Reservoir in Larimer County. Police believe the
reason drinking and boating is such a common occurrence is that people
Derby Man Injured In Boating Accident
incident happened Sunday afternoon at Table Rock Lake. The Missouri
State Highway Patrol said Curt Perry, 53, somehow fell off of his bass
boat. He was found floating 100 yards away from his boat. The patrol
said another boater pulled Perry from .
DNR wraps up Operation Dry Water today
Daily Tribune News
DNR Cpl. Byron Young, left, and Ranger Zack Hardy cite a boater
on Lake Allatoona Saturday afternoon. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune
News. slideshow. In the fading light of Saturday, Georgia Department of
Natural Resources Rangers Cpl. Byron Young ...
What Are The Rules With Boating And Drinking?
(WCCO) – This holiday weekend, lakes and rivers around the state will be packed with boaters
who are finally getting the chance to enjoy summer. But, a day off for
most Minnesotans means a busy day for the Department of Natural
Resources patrolling the
Balancing fun and safety on the lake
You can be the best boater
in the world but if someone just doesn't know what they're doing you
have to watch out. It's kind of like being on the road you just keep an
eye on your surroundings and be safe", says Suffield's Skip Sneath.
Staying safe ...
Watercraft inspections are the new normal
Bryon Chirpich of Minnetonka believes watercraft
inspections are necessary to protect lakes from the spread of aquatic
invasive species. More information. For more information on aquatic
invasive species, go online to: www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives.
Lake patrol urges boat safety over summer
Your Houston News
Starting with the Independence Day weekend, it is expected that Lake Houston will see an increase in recreational boater
activity throughout the summer. Houston Police Department's Lake Patrol
will be maintaining a high level of visibility on the lake ..
Boating Safety for Summer
If you are thinking about taking your boat out during the summer there are some basic precautions every boater
should take before leaving the dock. Watercraft Officer Specialist,
Mark Klies says that every person on a boat should have a regulation
Carbon monoxide presents dangers while boating
Salt Lake Tribune
City, Nev. » It's colorless, odorless and deadly, and safety officials
say carbon monoxide poisoning likely contributed to more drowning deaths
over the past decades than imagined. The hazard is not something people
tend to think about when on a ...
Local Boaters Give Mixed Reaction To DNR's Advice To Not Go Boat - News and ...
got a little raucous during the Red, White and Boom fireworks show in
Davenport Wednesday, July 3. A big fight that broke out in Centennial
Park. Police say it started at the skate park and endedMore >>.
Things got a little raucous during the ...
Boating column: Tips for hurricane season
Remember the 1/3 rule when out boating.
Use 1/3 of the fuel on the way out, and 1/3 for your return and have
1/3 in reserve in case the tide is different or you encounter any
problems. Fuel locations are very few due to Sandy so make sure you call
Drunk boating crackdown
Grand Haven Tribune
Alcohol continues to be a leading contributing factor in recreational boating accidents, injuries and deaths. According to the Coast Guard's Recreational Boating Statistics 2012 report, the most current validated statistics available, alcohol use was ..
Less "Boating Under the Influence" Arrest This Year!
Reports from the TWRA's four region resulted in 10 boating under the Influence (BUI) arrests across the state and three other arrests. TWRA boating officers issued 166 citations and checked 3,364 vessels. There was a one fatality, a boating accident in ...
Officers enforce boating safety, beef up patrols on waterways
was a busy day for wildlife patrol officers with many North Carolinians
taking to the water this holiday weekend. Officers are working to
enforce boating safety as more people take to the water, but drunk drivers aren't the only people they're ...
Boating allowed again on Fox River
Aurora Beacon News
SPRINGFIELD — Boating
again is legal on the Fox River between McHenry and Montgomery. Marc
Miller, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, lifted
the boating ban on Thursday because, he said, local officials had reported that the
Boating Decontamination & Rules
leaving Lake Powell are required by law to pull their boat plug and
decontaminate and dry their watercraft before leaving the vicinity of
the lake to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels. In addition to
the day-use requirements, boats that ...
Boating Safety Guidelines
Conservation Officer Brandon O'Neal with Nebraska game and Parks wants to remind everyone on some boating
safety guidelines. "We've got a 30 yard rule, and that basically says
that any vessel needs to be 30 yards away from other vessels, docs,
Boaters Reminded to Strap on Lifejackets
Speed Boat The Canadian Safe Boating
Council (CSBC) and the Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) are reminding
anglers of the importance of wearing a lifejacket this week. July 6-14
marks National Fishing Week in Canada, where a public awareness ..
Boating Fatalities And Missing:
Boater missing after trying to rescue boy in Lake Erie
Detroit Free Press
are searching western Lake Erie for a 36-year-old Waterford Township
man who disappeared after jumping into the water to save an 8-year-old
boy. Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone says a 28-year-old woman called
911 about 8:45 p.m.
Good Samaritan Still Missing After Attempt To Rescue Boy In Water
MONROE (WWJ) – The Coast Guard continues their efforts Thursday morning to find a missing boater
in Monroe County. This is on the waters of Swan Creek where a
36-year-old Waterford man attempted to save an 8-year old boy last
evening. The child is
Heart problem kills man found in Lake Hartwell
S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 58-year-old man whose boat capsized on
Lake Hartwell in Oconee County actually died from heart problems.
Investigators said a fellow boater found Carl Dickerson of Simpsonville unconscious in the water after
Missing Sailboat Nina's Last Text: 'Sails Shredded'
The 85-year-old classic wooden sailboat
had left New Zealand six days earlier bound for Australia. Nigel
Clifford, Maritime New Zealand's general manager of safety and response
services, said the message indicated the Nina would update its position
Isles of Scilly yacht death inquiry overseen by IPCC
An investigation into the death of a yacht
skipper during a drugs raid is being overseen by the Independent Police
Complaints Commission (IPCC). The man fell from the mast of the
Windrose after it was raided by the Border Force in the Isles of Scilly.
Search underway for two unaccounted for on Coney Island
ISLAND (WABC) -- An active search is underway off of Coney Island for
two people who are unaccounted for. Police say there were 3 people on a jet ski which overturned in Coney Island Creek. 1 person was rescued and the other 2 are unaccounted ...
Man Missing In Miami Gardens Lake After Accident
Witnesses tell CBS4′s Maggie Newland that several people were playing in the lake when a man on a jet ski
somehow ended up in the water and yelled for help. The several people,
including the man's son, swam over and tried to help him, but were
Coryell County man dies in boat accident
Killeen Daily Herald
AUSTIN — A Coryell County man was one of two men who died in a boating
accident on Lake Fork this week, according to a news release from the
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Game wardens reported that Justin
Douglas Wilcox, 34, of Oglesby, and ...
MISSING BOATER IN STORM LAKE
BUENA VISTA COUNTY AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING FOR A MISSING BOATER
IN STORM LAKE, JUST SOUTH OF KINGS POINTE RESORT. SHERIFF GARY
LAUNDERVILLE SAYS A BOAT CAPSIZED AROUND 4 O'CLOCK YESTERDAY, SENDING
Boating mishap victim "Chicken Wing" was a deck hand from Pascagoula
SunHerald.com (press release)
COUNTY -- The man who died after a fall from a commercial bait boat
Wednesday was from Pascagoula and had worked as a deck hand for the bait
shop about a year, authorities said. Jeffrey "Chicken Wing" Lee, 44,
had been riding a skiff around ..
Hearing scheduled for man charged in boating homicide
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — A Palmyra man accused of causing the death of a 21-year-old woman in a boating
accident appeared in general sessions court Friday and had a hearing
scheduled. Douglas Jackson, 23, is charged with vehicular homicide in
Decade low for boating deaths
and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the findings of Maritime
Safety Queensland's Marine Incidents Report for 2012 showed half as many
deaths in boating incidents compared to the previous year. "Tragically there were still seven deaths ..
US Coast Guard urges boaters to use life jackets, plan for a sober operator
CHICAGO — The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding boaters
to use caution when out on the water this holiday weekend. In a
statement, the Coast Guard says the Independence Day weekend is
typically one of the busiest times of year on Lake Michigan and ...
Webster teen charged , others injured , in Sodus boating crash
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Wayne County sheriff's deputies said Tyler J. Ocwieja, 19, of Webster was charged with boating while intoxicated after he drove a 20-foot boat into a break wall at
the entrance to Sodus Bay about 11:30 p.m. The crash occurred about one
Search For Missing Kyaker
man disappeared on the big east fork of the Pigeon River off Highway
276. Officials say the man is from Kentucky and he was with a group of
seven people when he was swept out of his kayak. Rescue crews spotted his kayak yesterday, but were unable ...
Two Area People Drowned in Rafting Accident
LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY -- Alecia Frey and Roland Richmond were rafting
on the Susquehanna River yesterday when they went over the dam.
Officials say the strong current swept them over the edge and neither of
them were wearing life jackets.
Body of Drowned Rafter Recovered in Chattooga
Rescue crews have recovered the body of a Florida man who drowned on a rafting
trip more than 2 weeks ago in Oconee County. Officials say Tom Hill's
body was taken from the Chattooga River this morning. He fell out of a raft and drowned on June 19th,
Holiday turns deadly in LH: Three go over dam, two drown
Lock Haven Express
Two Lock Haven residents drowned at the Grant Street Dam while rafting
on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River yesterday. PHOTO PROVIDED
Drowning victim Alecia Frey is pictured. Victim Roland Richmond's photo
was unavailable as of press time ...
Woman presumed drowned in Clackamas River near Carver
Clackamas County Sheriff's deputy says the effort to find a young woman
who disappeared in the Clackamas River near the Carver boat ramp Friday
afternoon is now a recovery effort. The woman was rafting and at about 4:20 p.m. upriver of the boat ramp
3 killed by boat's propeller while trying to flee marine police
KOTA TINGGI - Three foreigners were killed after they were struck by a boat
propeller while trying to evade arrest by the marine police here. The
three, two men and a woman, were among a group of foreigners who were
trying to slip out of the country ...
Boating Accidents And Rescues:
Boater Rescues Kayakers Stranded in the Gulf
Luckily, a nearby boater
came to the rescue. "We went too far. Way too far. And we were trying
to get back and my step dad got too tired," 16-year old Steven Rosenbaum
said. "He couldn't go anymore, so he got in the boat and I was trying
Reports: Natick Boater Seriously Injured
Reports: Natick Boater
Seriously Injured. 20-year-old man reportedly take to Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center with head injury. Posted by Robert Fucci
(Editor), July 4, 2013 at 04:32 pm. Comment Recommend. Natick Police
8 people pulled from water after boat overturns
A passing boater
helped pull eight people from the Indian River after their boat
overturned Thursday. According to a witness, the boat began taking on
water and eventually capsized near the Max Brewer Memorial Parkway. The
group aboard the boat
Good samaritan takes 'leap of faith' to stop out-of-control boat
There was a blacked out boater
in an out of control boat at Arcadia Lake. Officer Bervis Littles said,
“In the air, like this. Just doing donuts around the lake.” There were
several other boaters circling, trying desperately to communicate with the man
Yacht towed to Weymouth harbour
Weymouth RNLI was tasked by Portland Coastguard to help the stricken yacht that had experienced a mechanical breakdown in the early hours of this morning. The yacht was just off St Alban's Race near Swanage. A spokesman for the coastguard said:
Four rescued from sinking yacht in Poole
Four people had to be rescued off the Dorset coast after the yacht
they were in began to sink. The crew in Poole Harbour sent a Mayday to
coastguards just after 19:00 BST after the 38ft Ketch rapidly started to
take on water. Poole's inshore lifeboat ...
Canoeists cling to rock for 16 hours before rescue
emergency pack was dropped from the air to them, the tour operator
unaware the other two canoeists were stranded in the river nearby,
hanging onto a rock that had smashed their canoe several hours earlier. The missing canoeists were eventually found .
Argus 911: Four rescued from Big Sioux River
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Sioux Falls Fire & Rescue and law enforcement officers rescued four people after a canoe
became mired in mud along the Big Sioux River in northeast Sioux Falls.
SFFR Capt. Michael Koopman said none of the people were injured. “We
got them checked ...
Rafters have close call on Livermore Falls
The Union Leader
HOLDERNESS — Rescue crews helped save a party of five people who got into trouble during a rafting
exhibition on the fast-moving Pemigewasset River Thursday afternoon.
According to Holderness Deputy Fire Chief Earl Hanson, the five were
Woman injured in watercraft accident
HAWLEY, Minn. – One woman is injured after a Jet Ski-style watercraft
accident on Turtle Lake here. At about 3:55 p.m. Thurs-day, the Clay
County Sher-iff's Office responded to a boating accident involving two watercraft driven by 18-year-old female
Illinois man treated for minor injuries after crashing personal watercraft ...
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Robert Harrington, from Glencoe, Ill., was riding the watercraft
around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday when the vehicle crashed into a moored
pontoon boat. Harrington was taken to Lakeland Hospital in Niles, where
he was treated for scrapes and bruises before ...
2 teens in critical condition after parasailing crash in Panama City show ...
Video of the incident shows
the parasail colliding with a building next to the beach. The Bay
County Sheriff's Office said the parasail had been attached to a boat Monday afternoon when the line broke. One victim dropped into the Gulf of Mexico and was .
Coast Guard joins parasailing investigation
The News Herald
PANAMA CITY BEACH — The U.S. Coast Guard will investigate the cause of a parasailing incident that injured two teenage girls near Commodore Condominiums this week. The Coast Guard announced its Mobile, Ala. offices and the Florida Fish and Wildlife .
US Coast Guard Finds Missing Boaters off Honduras
Eight boaters missing off the coast of Honduras have been rescued. U.S. Coast Guard
spokesman Gabe Somma says the 28-foot boat was spotted about 66 miles
from the western edge of Roatan, Honduras, where it set sail on Saturday
Coastguard called after boat with tangled propeller got stuck
A 21-FOOT cabin cruiser got stuck in a harbour when its propeller got tangled up in something. Portland Coastguard
received a call from the vessel Melice yesterday evening to report it
had a fouled propeller in Poole Harbour and could not move. Poole
Boat Crashes into Barge on the Ohio River
"There was a boat
in front of the barge," said witness Pat Lawrence. "I viewed at least
four guys in it, at least four. When i got up to it, two of them had
already jumped out of the boat. The barge was getting closer. Then one more of them finally ...
Deputies: Intoxicated boater crashes, 3 teens thrown into Lake Ontario
Ocweija, 19 of Webster, was driving a boat north of Sodus Bay Wednesday
night around 11:30 p.m. when Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies say he
crashed the boat into the East Breakwall at the entrance of Sodus Bay.
News10NBC is told Ocweija ...
Teen injured in boating accident
South Bend Tribune
... to have a Boater's
Safety Certificate, police said. In addition, police said a ticket was
issued to Michael Braasch, of Glenview, Ill., the owner of the vehicle
Harrington had been driving, for allowing Harrington to operate it
without a Boater's
Groton City police make arrest in 'boating rage' incident
Groton — A Canterbury man was arrested Thursday in what Groton City police are describing as a "boating
rage" incident. David J. Barach, 52, was charged with third-degree
assault and breach of peace. Police said at 6:23 p.m. they received a
report of ...
Webster Teen Accused of Boating Under the Influence
Ocwieja was charged with boating
while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test,
reckless operation, traveling over 5 mph near shore, and reckless
endangerment. He was released to appear in Sodus Town Court at a later
date. Print Story.
Boaters beware of dangerous conditions
The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is warning boaters
this holiday weekend to be cautious after recent heavy rainfall and
flooding in certain areas. “These conditions may pose unexpected dangers
to boaters,” stated parks ..
Serious Injuries Reported In Resort Boating Accident; Driver Charged With ...
On Saturday evening, Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) received a call of a reported boating
accident involving an unidentified victim being struck with a boat
propeller. NRP crews arrived at the scene in the Assawoman Bay near 94th
Street and ...
Illegal fireworks blamed for Lake Union marina fire
In an exclusive interview with Boating
Industry, CEO Alan Bohling reiterated that the fire appeared to start
from an errant firework that ignited the canvas cover of a boat in a
storage rack. Due to its location and views of downtown Seattle, the
11-year-old injured in Utah Lake boating accident
AMERICAN FORK — An 11-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital Friday with serious injuries after a boating
accident on Utah Lake. Emergency dispatchers got the initial call from
people who were still on Utah Lake and were bringing the boy to the .
Charter boat operators rescue man who flipped in kayak on the turbulent Copper ...
Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say a personal flotation device likely
saved the life of a kayaker who flipped in the Copper River. Troopers
say 57-year-old David Bruss of Tonsina (ton-SEE'-nah) was kayaking Wednesday and was turned over .
Rescue canceled for call of kayakers in trouble at wing dam in Lambertville
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
LAMBERTVILLE — Water rescue units were recalled today from a report of an overturned kayak
at the wing dam downriver from Lambertville. Rescuers were initially
called out at 11:25 a.m. today on a report of three males in kayaks, with one of the kayaks ...
First-Time Kayaker Rescued on North Beach
KRIS Corpus Christi News
A jet-skiier down the beach rushed out to rescue him, flipped the kayak
right-side up and got the rider back on. Moments later, he was back on
shore. We caught up with the rescuer who was a little camera shy, but
admits he simply saw a man in danger ..
Water rescue in the Kings River
Sheriff's deputies say the guys were rafting down the Kings River when the rope that held their two rafts together got tangled in a tree branch. The men could not get loose and started to lose their rafts. Another member of their party called for help
Woman, 18, injured in watercraft accident
collided, and one of the women was taken to a Fargo hospital by
helicopter with what appeared to be serious but non-life-threatening
injuries, according to the sheriff's office. The other woman was not.
The names of the drivers involved ...
7 Rescued After Boat Overturns During Fireworks Show
NBC 10 Philadelphia
Authorities tell the Asbury Park Press that six adults and an 11-year-old child were in the 18-foot boat when it flipped over in the Toms River around 9:50 p.m. Thursday. The accident occurred as several boats began departing from the area shortly ..
Boat explodes and catches fire off Portland's East End Beach
The explosion erupted on a 20-foot boat
shortly before noon. The owner, who has not been identified, was able
to escape with only minor burns. Fire officials say the man had just
opened the boat's engine compartment -- when it exploded. Witnesses say ...
Boat collision on Eufaula leaves one missing
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Williams said a pontoon boat and a 1996 Stingray boat were anchored together 1 mile east of Eufaula Cove around 10:10 p.m. that day, when a white and dark colored ski boat traveling about 30 mph struck the bow of
Woman injured by boat propeller in Lake Travis
The 19-year-old man, who was not identified by the Sheriff's Office, was operating a ski boat
near Starnes Island when he struck an injured a woman in the water
about 4:30 p.m., officials said. The 20-year-old woman was swimming to
the boat when the ...
6 rescued from boat after collision with jetty
The Daily News of Newburyport
The rescue boat
arrived shortly after the accident, Hogg said, and found that no one
had been injured -- which in itself was a stroke of good fortune, Hogg
noted, as it is common for boaters to be injured or ejected from a boat when it strikes rocks ..