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Monday, December 30, 2013

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating News:

Yamaha Announces Guaranteed Buyback Program for WaveRunners Best of Boating KENNESAW, GA – Just in time for the official kickoff of the 2014 boat show season that begins in January, Yamaha WaterCraft today announced the ..

Registration For Personal Watercraft Coming In New Year Afloat
#Jetskiing - Registration for Jetskis, or personal watercraft, is on the cards in an effort to cut down on antisocial behaviour by 'boy racer' elements that ...
 
Coast Guard: Keep away from humpback whales Colorado Springs Gazette
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding the public to maintain a safe distance from humpback whales that are migrating to the ...
 
Boating Safety news:

Recreational Boating Life Saving Awards Presented to Good ... Saugerties Post Star
The awards were presented in recognition of a rescue of two boaters from the Rondout Creek in Ulster County that Mr. Gust made on October 27.
  New Year's Resolution for Boaters Kansas City infoZine Kansas City, MO - infoZine - The Coast Guard Auxiliary offers the following suggestions for recreational boaters in meeting this worthwhile resolution
  MCC offering Nebraska Boater Safety Option B tests McCook Daily Gazette
31, 1985, to complete a boating safety course and be in possession of a course certificate when operating the boat. Option B tests are being offered at ...
 
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating class in Ruskin Tampabay.com The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a boating skills and seamanship course from 7 to 9 p.m. once a week from Jan. 7 to April 8 at the Banquet .. 
 
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers paddleboat safety class Siuslaw News The Coast Guard Auxiliary is sponsoring a “SmartStart for Paddlers” class today, Dec. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue, ..
   Winter boating safety courses happening in February The Seattle Times (blog)
Boaters and anglers are required in Washington to possess a valid State Boaters Card while on the waters across the state, and the USCG Auxiliary ...
   Rec boat users targeted for new on-the-spot fines ABC Online
The NT Transport Department has moved closer to introducing on-the-spot fines for recreational boat users. At the moment, those who commit ...
 
Do you know the rules for when you're on a jet ski? ABC Online (blog)
Apparently more and more of us are getting jet skis, but the waterways aren't getting any bigger. Lucas Young is from Gold Coast Water Police:.
 
Boating safety education course Jan. 11 Logan Daily News
11, 2014 at The Scioto County Field Office in Franklin Furnace, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft. The fee ...
  
Boat fires and Explosions:
  Boat explosion at Eppalock Bendigo Advertiser
UPDATE, 11.45am: Leading Senior Constable Darren Scherger was at the scene and said a 36-year-old man from Melbourne was attempting to start ...
 
Police say boat explosion is a timely warning Bendigo Advertiser
A 36-year-old Melbourne man was attempting to start an inboard boat when the vapours ignited causing what police have described as a petrol ...

3 men pulled from water after boat catches fire near Sunshine ... First Coast News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Three men were pulled out of the water about five miles from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge after their boat caught fire Friday ...
   Woman burned by speed boat motor explosion at Cadell Herald Sun
The 51-year-old was taken by ambulance to the Waikerie Hospital after the speed boat's motor exploded at molo Rd about 6.45pm. She suffered burns ...
 
Boating Fatalities:
 
Missing man's body found in Goulburn's Pejar Dam after canoe ... The Canberra Times Police have found the body of the 21-year-old man who went missing when his vessel overturned on Thursday night while canoeing on Pejar Dam, . 
   Boating death, DCS oversight top crime news in 2013 Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Several tragic events shook the community in 2013, with the most dramatic being the death of a woman and severe injury of a friend in a boating ...

  Tragedy: Boat mishap claims 30 in Benue Osun Defender
SATURDAY INDEPENDENT – No fewer than 30 persons may have lost their lives in a boat mishap at a crossing point of River Katsina-Ala, Buruku in ...
 
Two boaters reported missing on Lake Tarpon Bay News 9 Deputies are searching for two Plant City men who went missing while boating on Lake Tarpon Saturday night. According to the Pinellas County .. 
   Fisherman's body recovered near Point Lobos Monterey County Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard recovered the body of a man who apparently fell out of his boat Saturday while fishing near Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
 
Boating accident led to massive search for trio Coshocton Tribune First responders prepare boats for the water in this July file photo. Mark Walters died while boating on the Muskingum River. His body was found ..
  Coast Guard searching for missing men KETK Corpus Christi (KETK) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two men aboard an overdue sailboat off the Texas coast. Crews began searching .

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