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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

New measures for regulating Jet Ski Operations Jamaica Observer
The new regulations, which include a six-month suspension on the importation of all Jet Skis (Personal Water Crafts) for commercial purposes, a clampdown on ...
  READER SUBMITTED: U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary To Offer Class ... Hartford Courant
The Coast Guard Auxiliary has teamed up with the folks at Goodwin College to offer the "How to Read a Nautical Chart" course. This exciting 3 1/2-hour course ...
 
America's Boating Course offered Oct. 19 in Mauldin Anderson Independent Mail
Lake Hartwell Sail and Power Squadron will offer the America's Boating Course on Oct. 19, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1100 Log Shoals Road, Mauldin.
 
Our View: Toward safer seas SouthCoastToday.com Boating under the influence may sound like the punch line to a bad joke, but the potential danger of such actions is anything but laughable. Imagine a motor 

Free boating safety course this weekend at Elephant Butte ABQ Journal
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators has approved this eight-hour boating safety course, which is required of all motorboat, personal ...
 
Governor names NMMA to Maryland boating panel Trade Only Today
As required by Senate Bill 90, members of the task force will evaluate options and make recommendations for enhancing boating and growing the industry.
 
Boat course offered in West Milford NorthJersey.com
A "Boat NJ" course will be offered by NJ Boating Safety Classes in West Milford on ... The "Boat NJ" course meets the needs of boaters and personal watercraft ...
 
Boating: Follow five principles to remain safe on board The News-Press
If you operate a boat, it is essential you choose to operate it safely for your ... Knowledge: Take a safe boating course and begin to learn how to avoid trouble.
   Boating column: Winter storage tips for Staten Island boaters SILive.com
Inspect the bilge area for leaks or dripping before you haul-out. Look for water stains around fittings and check the stuffing box drip if your boat is so equipped.
  Boater Safety Measures at New York's Tappan Zee Bridge ClaimsJournal.com
Officials say lighting will be changed at the Tappan Zee Bridge to make the construction zone safer for boaters. The Journal News says the navigational lights ...
  
Boating Fatalities:
 
US Coast Guard: 4 people dead when boat capsizes off coast of ... Montreal Gazette
The U.S. Coast Guard responded around 1 a.m. Eastern (0500 GMT) after a distress call alerted authorities to an overturned recreational vessel seven miles ...
 
Delta police recover the body of missing boater Cory Fergus Vancouver Sun
METRO VANCOUVER -- The body of missing Tsawwassen resident Cory Fergus has been recovered. Delta police were notified Tuesday of the discovery of the ...
 
St. James man drowns; thrown from personal watercraft The Advocate A St. James Parish man drowned this weekend after he and his wife were thrown from their rented personal watercraft into Choctawhatchee Bay near Destin,  
   Boat incident claims lives The Jet Newspaper
This follows an incident at around midday today whereby a 20 foot fibre glass boat powered by a 40 horse power engine with 4 people on board capsized.
  Kayaker dies despite rescue attempts Exmouth Journal
A police spokesman said the man was taken from the water by Coastguard and taken ... Search and rescue crews, including the Portland Coastguard helicopter, ...
   Body of missing Abbotsford boater recovered in lake Aldergrove Star
Body of missing Abbotsford boater recovered in lake. DominicCoxweb.jpg. Dominic Cox, 25, of Abbotsford was presumed drowned after a boating accident on ...
 

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