Boating Safety Is For Life

Monday, October 21, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

A lesson for anyone who goes boating, especially inexperienced boaters: Frankly this couple was very lucky. They could have easily died.

You And The Law: They rented a sailboat and got that sinking feeling Hanford Sentinel
“Well, no, I just didn't think of it and never expected it to get very windy,” he candidly replied, adding, “And I never saw the forecast posted at the sailboat rental ...
And Another:
Coast Guard rescue two men whose sailboat capsized in Salem ... Boston Globe
Two men were rescued in Salem Sound in the vicinity of Baker's Island early Saturday morning after spending more than 13 hours adrift on overturned sailboat.
Bill calls for stiffer penalties for boating DUI Seattle Post Intelligencer
The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( ) that under the measure, anyone convicted of operating a watercraft while under the ...
The 24th annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show underway WPDE Model boats and other maritime related commercial and educational exhibits will also be display. Other activities include a wooden boat building competition,  
   Winterizing your boat includes notice of the fuel tank
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) says recreational boat owners need to take special precautions with E-10gas and review their insurance ...
Local US Coastguardsman to be honored for saving father, son in ...
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The U.S. Coast Guard makes saving lives seem routine as they brave bad weather and angry seas to come to the aid of those in need.
   State Parks staffer honored for his longtime boating safety efforts The Olympian
Jim French, a longtime employee of the State Parks and Recreation's Boating Program, has received a national honor from the National Association of State ...
Cracking Down on Drunk Boating Under the measure, anyone convicted of drunk boating would have their driver's license suspended for three months. A hearing is scheduled for Monday in .. 
Boating Fatalities:

Man's body found after boat accident in South Side quarry Columbus Dispatch
The Columbus police dive team yesterday found a body thought to be that of a man who fell out of a boat last month and drowned in a South Side quarry.
Mississauga boater drowns in Muskoka lake Brampton Guardian
Mississauga boater drowns in Muskoka lake. Mississauga News. ByKim Good. MUSKOKA LAKES – A 22-year-old Mississauga man has drowned in Ada Lake ...
Search for missing boater underway on West Lake Quinte News CFB Search and Rescue teams have been out all night on West Lake in Prince Edward County looking for a missing boater. The search started around 7:30 p.m 

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