BOATING: What Safety Equipment Are You Required To Have On A Boat?
The Raleigh Telegram
– Mariners often ask where they can find a list of the safety equipment
requirements for their recreational boats. There are two great sources
for that information. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the U.S. Power
Squadrons provide a list of ...
Experts offer tips for safe boating
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Local marine patrol units offer boat safety tips
The Morning Sun
Local marine patrol officers are reminding boaters to remain safe following a boating
accident at Crystal Lake Thursday. In that accident, an 18-year-old
Perrinton man was pulled from the water after he had fallen out of his
boat and was unconscious ...
Current River State Park Scheduled To Hold Kayak Clinics During July
Topics covered include kayak
equipment, basic paddle strokes and maneuvers, river safety and basic
rescue techniques. Clinic instructors are certified by the American
Canoe Association. Sessions will be limited to 12 participants and
Boating Safety Education Classes:
Outdoors calendar: Week of July 7
Boater Safety Course: Boater
Card class and exam, 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 20. Cost: $10.
Fisherman's Marine & Outdoor, 1120 N. Hayden Meadows Drive,
Portland. Signup: 503-629-2026 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Fishing.
Kokanee Fishing Techniques: ...
Free boating seminars teach the basics
The power squadron also offers a series of six basic boating classes, America's Boating
Course, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays beginning July 15 at Cabela's,
9810 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. The classes are required to get a
Washington State Boaters' ...
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
Boating Safety News:
Safe Boating Enforcement
was taken off the lake to be charged with an alcohol violation. It
seems like keeping the water safe depends on a lot of on active patrols.
Officers out on the waters of Raystown Lake spend most of their time
carefully watching the actions
Play it Safe on Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake, CA, July 6, 2013 – Boaters
are reminded to use extra caution on the water this weekend. More
boating accidents occur during the July 4th holiday than any other time,
and the number one cause is boat operators not paying enough attention.
Sea safety ban keeps sailor in port
New Zealand Herald
The restrictions on Sean D'Epagnier and his 8.2m Bristol sailboat
Alexandra come as questions are asked about whether foreign-flagged
vessels should be better checked for seaworthiness before they leave New
Zealand. The Herald on Sunday has learned ...
Boating officers report mellow Fourth of July
South Lake Tahoe Police Department marine officers participated in Operation Dry Water, an annual nationwide effort to curb boating under the influence, June 28-30. The officers inspected 25 vessels over the weekend. There were no arrests and only a .
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"It's a problem people don't recognize," Edwin Lyngar, a boating
safety educator with the Nevada Department of Wildlife, said Friday.
"People will start feeling nauseous and think they're sea sick when they
actually have mild carbon monoxide poisoning.".
Carbon monoxide big risk while boating
Las Vegas Sun
Last weekend 22-year-old Lucas Allyn died while boating
at Bear Lake in Utah when he was overcome by carbon monoxide. On Sunday
12 people were taken to hospitals in southern Nevada after being
sickened while boating on Lake Mead. Edwin Lyngar ..
Fishing Column: Don't be Boating under the influence
To prevent boating
accidents and related injuries the Connecticut's Department of Energy
and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon)
Police will be stepping up enforcement activities this weekend on those
who may be ...
Patrol plans increased boating enforcement
In Central Missouri on Saturday troopers conducted a boating-while-intoxicated
checkpoint in Camden County on the Lake of the Ozarks. Patrolmen
stopped 181 vessels during the operation. One boating-while-intoxicated arrest was made during this ...
Stop drunk boaters; shut hangouts, dockside bars
Asbury Park Press
I am writing regarding the May 28 article on boating under the influence (“N.J. ahead in drunken boating
fight”). I live at the Jersey Shore and have ridden personal watercraft
for 15 years. I noticed in the article that six people in Manasquan
Lake Patrol performing boating checks to promote safety
That is just one of a list of things OHP Lake Patrol's Lieutenant Kurt McKean is making sure Lake Texoma boaters
have. "If every body will hold up a flotation device. Life jacket," Lt.
McKean asked. These lake goers didn't have the required throwable
The David P. Civile Foundation for boating safety awareness
Cranford Chronicle - NJ.com
Jennifer Beck in Red Bank and the Director of the Monmouth Park System, the Foundation has been a catalyst in posting boating safety signage at launch sites throughout Monmouth County Park System. Other accomplishments include; posting safety signs .
Boaters advised to take caution on Lake Norman, Wylie
are warned to be extra careful on Lake Norman and Lake Wylie because of
the problems caused by the recent heavy rainfall. This significant
amount of rain has caused the water level in lakes in the Catawba and
Wateree area to be much higher than ...
What you need to know about boating and insurance
Summer is finally here! And it arrived before the Fourth of July - a rarity in the Northwest. Many of us like to go boating, especially with crab season now open. If you own a boat or rent a boat, you should consider boat insurance. Here's why: Boating ..
SC officials urge extra caution on waterways
San Francisco Chronicle
is working with the Dorchester County Sheriff's Department specifically
on the hazardous conditions on the Edisto River. The county also notes
that several landings have high water levels. The best way to prevent boating fatalities is the proper ..
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that boating
officers issued 166 citations and checked 3,364 boats over the Fifth
Annual Operation Dry Water weekend June 29-30. Operation Dry Water is a
national weekend of Boating Under the Influence ...
Be a Sun-Savvy Boater
For millions of Americans, there is no place they would rather be than on the water enjoying the boating
experience. Whether you are water skiing, fishing or just enjoying time
with friends on a beautiful sunny day, being on the water is an
Sodus boat crash: Teen driver Tyler Ocwieja charged in Fourth of July accident
Sodus boat crash left one 19-year-old teen arrested and others injured,
according to a July 5 Christian Post report. Tyler Ocwieja, who has
been arrested and charged for boating while intoxicated, among others, slammed his boat into a Sodus Bay ..
GA's Fourth of July Boating Incident Report (7-5-13)
As of 9:42 PM, Friday, July 5, 2013, there have been no drownings and no boating
related deaths on Georgia's lakes thus far this July 4th holiday
weekend. In spite of the rain and increased patrols, we have had seven boating incident related injuries
Teenager who saved life humble about heroics
Two men in a canoe helped Breauchy get Helen to safety. "The current was very strong. Breauchy and those two men in a canoe
are the reason why we did not have a third drowning victim," Litzelman
continued. Two others floating on rafts in the river with ...
Boating Fatalities and Missing:
Search continues for missing boater
Spencer Daily Reporter
Adan Jaime-Vazquez went missing after a small fishing boat capsized
Thursday afternoon at Storm Lake. Local police and DNR officers used
several boats, netting, a jet ski, blue lights, professional divers and
shoreline patrols in a search that ...
Search for missing yacht off New Zealand coast called off
The Daily Advertiser
Wright, who has studied at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and
South Louisiana Community College, took the summer off to travel with
family friends aboard their yacht, Ricky Wright said. Also on the Nina, built in 1928, were Americans .
Lexington man goes missing after being swept from kayak in North Carolina
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Emergency crews are searching for a Lexington man who went missing while kayaking
in North Carolina. Emergency management leaders in Haywood County, near
Asheville, say the man was with a group of seven people ...
Body of Tampa man lost on white water rafting trip recovered
WTSP 10 News
LONG CREEK, South Carolina - After more than two weeks, the body of a Tampa man who drowned while white water rafting with co-workers has been recovered. Crews pulled the body of 51-year-old Tom Hill out of the Chattooga River just before noon ..
Search for woman in Clackamas River suspended
CARVER, Ore. – The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office suspended the
search for a woman who disappeared in the Clackamas River near the
Carver boat ramp Friday afternoon. Meagan O'Meara-Clark, 26, of Canby, rafting and at about 4 p.m. upriver .
B'klyn jet skiers found dead
New York Post
bodies of two missing jet skiers were pulled from the waters off Sea
Gate in Brooklyn yesterday as weeping relatives looked on. Willie Tom,
44, and Celine Fu, 29, were riding on the same Jet Ski when Fu fell off and disappeared under the water near ...
Boating Accidents And Rescues:
Drunken boater nearly collides with police boat
And when they asked him to stop and wait for them to return from dropping off the disabled boat at a nearby marina, the boater allegedly took off and a chase ensued. When police caught up with the craft, the driver nearly struck the patrol boat again ...
Team effort saves man drowning in Table Rock Lake
When Ozark boater
David Sheets saw a head bobbing in the water on Sunday at Table Rock
Lake, he didn't think too much about it. A swimmer, perhaps, out a fair
distance from shore. “But then we saw a fishing boat idling about 100
yards away with no one .
2 rescued when sailboat runs aground in south NJ
Wall Street Journal
Fire officials tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/17WsMEX) that a 31-foot sailboat
ran aground late Friday night in foggy conditions and ended up in an
uninhabited area on the north end of Brigantine Island. Using a pick-up
truck to tow ...
Sailboat Sinks In Potomac , 5 Swim To Safety
Sailboat Sinks In Potomac, 5 Swim To Safety. U.S. Park Police say a sailboat
sank in the Patomac River with five people on ... Pedestrian Hit And
Killed On Parkway. Police say a pedestrian is dead after an accident on
the Baltimore-Washington .
Boating accident injures several people
Friday evening News 11 received reports of a boating
accident near Squaw Lake on the Colorado River. According to Rural
Metro, two boats collided on the river. One of the boats had three
adults and three children on board. Officials from the Yuma
Florida man charged with boating OUI in Kingston
The Patriot Ledger
A motorboat struck and injured a kayaker and two paddle-boaters
in Smelt Pond late Friday afternoon. Environmental Police arrested
Joseph Carroll of Florida and charged him with operating a boat under
the influence of alcohol, resulting in serious ...
Woman injured in boating accident
COUNTY -- A woman was injured Friday afternoon when she was hit by a
boat propeller. The Travis County Sheriff's office says a man was
driving a boat toward the shore at Starnes Island on Lake Travis and
didn't see a woman swimming in the ...
OHP On The Lookout For Suspect In Boating Hit-And-Run - News9.com ...
A 55-year-old Oklahoma City man is still missing after a hit-and-run boating
accident Thursday night on Lake Eufaula. One of two young girls who
were injured in the accident was discharged from OU Children's hospital
on Friday. The other child remains ..
Off-Duty Coast Guard member assists injured boaters
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Royal, a boatswain mate from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, was boating
in the area with his family when the Jimmy Crack Corn ran aground.
Royal immediately brought his vessel over to assist. A Towboat US crew ...
Boaters Rescue Boy From Water
(MONTICELLO) - A northern Indiana sheriff says boaters rescued a 5-year-old boy they spotted floating face down in the water. White County Sheriff Patrick Shafer says a family was boating on Big Monon Creek north of Lake Shafer when they noticed a
Police: Man struck by boat prop in critical condition
MetroWest Daily News
A man was reported in critical condition Friday after an Independence Day boating incident on Lake Cochituate, one of at least two boating mishaps on local waterways. The 29-year-old man was injured around 3:30 p.m. Thursday after he fell out of a boat ...
Yacht towed to safety overnight after leak alert off Orkney
with seven people on board had to be rescued overnight after the vessel
began taking on water north east of Orkney, the coastguard has said.
The alarm was raised at about 22:50 on Friday when crew members called
the Norwegian coastguard, who ..
Franklin Co. canoe group rescued near James River
A group of six men, ages 14 to 26, launched their canoes
Tuesday at the boat landing on Hercules Road off U.S. 501, said Gary
Roakes, public safety director for Amherst County. Roakes said the group
was from Franklin County and was unfamiliar with the .
Kayak Rescue In Ochlockonee Bay
A Wakulla County Sheriff's Office road patrol shift lieutenant and two deputies took part in a rescue of two juveniles who were kayaking in the Ochlockonee River but had capsized due to the wind and bad weather Friday, July 5 at 6:20 p.m., according to ...
Motor-boat strikes a kayak and paddle-boat in Kingston causing injuries
Police said the 41-year-old man in the kayak
suffered a non-life-threatening, but serious, head injury, and the two
women in the paddle-boat, who were in their mid-twenties, suffered minor
injuries. The man and one of the women were transported to
Jet ski driver injured Thursday
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
A woman who was operating a jet ski
that caught fire when it was turned on was taken to Riverwood Hospital,
Aitkin County Sheriff Scott Turner said Friday. The incident happened
on Cedar Lake near Aitkin. Turner, who said he did not have the woman's ...
Four rescued after jet ski capsized off Redcar
The Northern Echo
Two men and two teenage boys had to be rescued from the sea today (Saturday, July 6) after their jet ski capsized off Redcar. The three riders were left stranded in the water along with the fourth person who was being towed by the jet ski in an ...
Boat explodes, catches fire near Portland beach
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(AP) -- Firefighters say they believe a Portland boat explosion that injured a man may have been caused by ...