Boating Safety Is For Life

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

  Boating column: Time to winterize your boat SILive.com
For the majority of boaters the 2013 boating season will soon end. Here are some suggestions that you can follow before you put your boat away for the winter.

Boating safety News:

Boaters Cautioned as Tropical Storm Karen Approaches Patch.com
The U.S. Coast Guard is advising St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area ... Bay area, the Coast Guard said adverse weather effects caused by a tropical storm or ...
 
Waters grow choppy for state boating law Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — A district court judge is buoying a lower court's ruling that Idaho's negligent boating law is unconstitutionally vague. Todd Frederick Stauber, a 
 
Boaters invited to meeting on regulation changes Rockdale News Local boaters and other interested parties are invited to attend one of three upcoming public meetings hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' ..
   Cape Lazo Squadron offers boating essentials Canada.com
This 10 week course takes you to the next level in your boating education. In order to use a GPS/chart plotter effectively, you should understand the use of paper ...
  Erin Brockovich-Ellis quietly resolves her drunken boating case Las Vegas Review-Journal
But on Aug. 28, Brockovich-Ellis appeared before Justice of the Peace Rodney Burr and pleaded no contest to boating while intoxicated, court records show.
  Coast Guard Auxiliary to Offer Class Voice of the Valley A boating class titled "About Boating Safely" will be offered through the Tahoma Learning Community (TLC) and taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. "About .
 
 
Some people should not go out in boats!
 
Haplass yachtsman a 'drain on Coastguard resources' Yachting Monthly A hapless yachtsman rescued nine times has been described as a 'drain on Coastguard resources' by a local harbourmaster. Tim Freeman initially found his  
  Britain's Captain Calamity arrested after being rescued for a TENTH ... Daily Mail
Tim Freeman's 21ft yacht was impounded after five incidents off West Sussex in early September, but undeterred he just got a new one, which he has now lost ...
 
Boating Fatalities:
 
Iowa DNR officer defends boat crash investigation DesMoinesRegister.com
BURLINGTON, IA. — An Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer who investigated a deadly Mississippi River boat crash is defending his conclusions ...
   Missing Boater Found, Body Sent for Autopsy PotomacLocal.com NOKESVILLE, Va. – The body of 56-year-old Joe Emberton was found in a pond in Nokesville Thursday. Emberton went missing on Monday night after boating ..
 
Body recovered from Clark County, Wash., river Houston Chronicle Thad Roberts was salmon fishing from a kayak when he went missing Sept. 28. Rescuers found his unoccupied kayak about a mile from where he had last been . 

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