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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

Bill broadens fallout for drunken boaters Capecodonline
Responding to requests from his constituents, a Cape Cod lawmaker has refiled a bill that would put operating-under-the-influence convictions on a person's ...
 
Safe boating awards nominees sought InsideHalton.com
As the 2013 boating season winds down, the Canadian Safe Boating Council is seeking nominations of local boating safety advocates or heroes for possible ...
   Auxiliary offers safe boating classes Tampa Bay Newspapers
MADEIRA BEACH – The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-3 plans monthly safe boating classes through the end of the year at its headquarters at ...
  Wear your life-jacket on board this long weekend and always Sail World
This year's boating season has started early, with the warm weather drawing ... This holiday weekend will see thousands more boaters take to the water and ...
 
Exchange your child's "floaties" for free swim lessons and a swim vest! KVOA Tucson News
The National Drowning Prevention Alliance warns against using unsafe flotation devices that are not U.S. Coast Guard-approved. Water wings or floaties, ...
   US Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating class Coos Bay World COOS BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a low-cost opportunity to qualify for a Boater Education Card. The auxiliary will hold the 8-hour boating ..
  Boating: If electronics go haywire, old ways of navigation come in ... The News-Press
In this age of electronic navigation where GPS course plotters are used and smartphones cater to our every whim, we often hear comments questioning the use ...
 
Course boosts recreational boaters' safety know-how The Advocate
SEA SAFETY: Marine and Safety Tasmania manager of recreational boating Peter Hopkins pictured aboard the Julie Burgess. Mr Hopkins was yesterday taking ...
 
USA. BoatUS Foundation President Chris Edmonston elected ... BYM News (press release)
BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water President Chris Edmonston has been elected Chairman of the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC).
 
  Boat Mishap - Niger Goes Tough On Use of Life Jackets Vanguard
Minna — Niger State government is to go tough on canoe and ferry operators that fail to enforce the usage of life jackets. Governor Babangida Aliyu made this ...
 
Boating Fatalities:
 
Body of missing boater found The News Journal
Boaters found his unoccupied vessel, a 19-foot Ranger, adrift in the river. The body was discovered 100 yards from where the boat was located, Thomson said.
 
Missing Greenwood boater found dead in lake Russellville Courier Missing Greenwood boater found dead in lake. by The Associated Press Ap. 06:06 PM, Wednesday, October 02 2013 | 25 views | 0 0 comments .
   Update: Officials identify 'fixed object' in crash that killed boater Lake Expo
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — Officials have identified the "fixed object" hit in the crash that killed a boater on the Lake last weekend. According to Missouri ...
 
No Jail for Boater in Crash Near Liberty Island ClaimsJournal.com
A New York boater who admitted he drunkenly got into a deadly crash near the Statue of Liberty won't be going to jail, under a plea deal he took Tuesday.
 
Fires:
 
Boat explodes in Stanley Bridge, sending four people into the harbour The Guardian Charlottetown
STANLEY BRIDGE – A dramatic scene is unfolding at this hour in Stanley Bridge after a pleasure craft exploded in the middle of the harbour, sending four ...
 
Boat set on fire in woods Portsmouth News One crew from Gosport fire station was called to the waterfront at Monks Walk, off Heritage Way in Gosport. There are a number of wrecked boats there and one  
   Passengers jump from burning luxury yacht Yahoo!7 News
More than a dozen people were forced to abandon ship when a luxury yacht caught fire and sank off the far north Queensland coast this morning. About 16 ...

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