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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

Personal Watercraft use at Gulf Islands WEAR
PENSACOLA BEACH -- You can weigh in on the use of jet skis and other personal watercraft in the waters along the Gulf Islands National Seashore today.
 
Clutha River boating trip without lifejackets proves costly Voxy Four people in inflatable dinghies had their boat trip on the Clutha River cut short last night when they were pulled off the water because none of them was ..

All boaters must learn to properly tie knots Delmarva Now
While it's not necessary for boaters to be experts at marlinspike, there are a certainly a few very basic knots every boater must know to properly moor their vessel.
 
Boating fatalities:
   Man dies in canoeing accident on Plymouth pond Boston.com
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A man who died while canoeing on a Plymouth pond last weekend has been identified. Management at Boston-area television ...
   Hutchinson man's body found in Cheney Lake KAKE
A statement from the Reno County Sheriff's Office says Sheldon Martin, 31, of Hutchinson went to the lake Sunday morning to canoe. His family became ...
   Authorities investigate death at Highport Marina KXII-TV Jason Reedy, Preston paramedic, said a boater discovered the body floating between boat docks and pulled him on-shore. Officials determined the body had ..
   Fisherman drowns when boat capsizes off south-east coast of SA ABC Online
The man, 49, and another man had been fishing from a five-metre boat when ... Police said a passing abalone boat off Cape Banks lighthouse raised the alarm.
  Boater dies after falling into Lake Okeechobee Palm Beach Post
Albert Borroto, Fire Rescue spokesman. Several boaters told the crews that a fellow boater had gone missing. Three divers jumped into the lake and found the ...
   Drowned boy wasn't wearing life jacket 3News NZ
A young woman who was knocked from her canoe tried to reach and help her teenage friend moments before he disappeared and drowned in Wellington ...

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