Boating Safety Is For Life

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety Education Classes:

Boating safety class offered in Hudson Tampabay.com (blog)
The course covers boating safety and tips relevant to cruising locally. Upon passing the test at the end of the course, participants receive a safe boater certificate.
  Marine Safety Instructor Training Alaskajournal.com
Upon completion of the course, participants will be prepared to teach AMSEA's U.S. Coast Guard Certified Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training course, ...
   Safe boating class offered in Madeira 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 ...
   Recreation and outdoors calendar Baltimore Sun
Thursday: The Coast Guard will give a one-hour presentation on boating safety as part of the MSSA's Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing ...
 
Boating Safety News:
 
SA man Joshua Douglas Gallagher fined $2000 for harassing ... Herald Sun WHEN JET ski rider Joshua Douglas Gallagher chanced across a dolphin and her calf in the waters off Glenelg, his curiosity and fascination got the better of him

Waterway bill passed by House could have benefits for recreational ... Shore News Today The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill that could have potential benefits for recreational boaters, according to a news release issued ..
  Willamette River at Salem has boater obstructions, warns Oregon ... OregonLive.com
The Oregon State Marine Board urges boaters who are recreating on the Willamette River near downtown Salem to use caution and keep a sharp lookout for ...
  Tappan Zee Bridge: Construction areas to be better marked for ... The Journal News | LoHud.com U.S. Coast Guard officials at a Tappan Zee Bridge boater safety forum at Tarrytown
  Boat registration deadline coming Mail Tribune
Boaters whose registration decals are set to expire Dec. 31 will get registration renewal notices in the mail soon. The Oregon Marine Board will mail out about ...
  Boat skipper fined for misuse of flares Practical Boat Owner Magazine
A red distress rocket flare was fired just before the boat torch light procession at ... a 50-year-old from Salcombe, and owner of the converted fishing boat Etoile, ...
 
NC jury awards $5.75 million for leg lost in watercraft accident DigitalJournal.com Hazlett and Royce were out on two of Syracuse's personal watercraft one afternoon when they collided, sending both to the hospital with leg injuries. However . 
 
North Carolina boating accident causes the death of a woman and ... DigitalJournal.com Although North Carolina boaters can try to make boating safety their first ... miles of water for boaters to explore in North Carolina, making recreational boating a . 
  No more paper maps for boaters Sun-Sentinel
"Back when I started boating, I was trained on paper charts. But now I've got three GPS units mounted in my boat," said Capt. Jeff Salter, 56, who operates the ...
 
Canoe owners warned to stay safe Daily Echo
Last year the coastguard dealt with 578 incidents involving canoes and kayaks in the UK, with nine ... Many of the calls saw canoes or kayaks drifting at sea.
 
 
Boating Fatalities: 

Minnesota man faces homicide charges in boating fatality Grand Forks Herald
A Minnesota man who was operating a speedboat in a fatal accident in June north of Kinnickinnic State Park beach was charged Thursday with homicide by ...
 
2 found dead in boat near Savannah The Augusta Chronicle SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Two men were found dead Thursday afternoon in a boat just off Skidaway Island. The men, whose names were not released Thursday . 
 
Delta police recover the body of missing boater Cory Fergus Ottawa Citizen
Delta police were notified Tuesday of the discovery of the body of an adult male off the B.C. coast in U.S waters. After being contacted by the United States Coast ...
 
 
Boat Fires:

1 injured in Key Largo boat fire 7Online WSVN-TV (WSVN) -- A boater was injured after his boat caught fire in Key Largo, Thursday morning. According to police, 58-year-old Robert Doyle attempted to put out a ..

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