Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Boating safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:
   FWC investigating manatee deaths The News Herald
With 72 watercraft-related deaths in 2013, the yearly total was below the average of 86 annual deaths over the past five years. “We are pleased that ...
Life jackets prove worth Otago Daily Times The three boating enthusiasts, all wearing life jackets gear, were rescued after their boat capsized off the peninsula on January 5. A 49-year-old .. 
Missouri Highway Patrol Offers Free Boating Safety Course Four States Homepage The Missouri Highway Patrol will now offer a free boating safety course. The class will be free for residents in Troop D, which includes Joplin and ..

NMMA urges action on ethanol Boating Industry
It's up to the boating community to show how this flawed policy is having devastating consequences on our industry. It's simple. It's direct. And it makes ...
More Washington boaters to require mandatory Boater Education ... PR Web (press release) As of January 1st, 2014, all Washington boaters aged 59 or younger must have the state's mandatory Boater Education Card on board when operating . 
Bill Toughening Boating Accident Penalties Clears N.J. Senate
A bill inspired by a fatal boating accident in Brick that would increase the penalties for leaving the scene of a boating accident that results in a serious ...
Lake group opposes boating law change Smith Mountain Eagle The Water Safety Council, long a champion of boating safety at the lake and beyond, stated at their monthly meeting that they “strongly supports . 
Legislation would impose same drunk driving penalties on boaters Montgomery Advertiser House Judiciary Standing Committee members Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that would give drunk boaters who cause death or injury the .
Sign up for young boater safety course Valley News (blog)
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer the Young Boater Safety Certificate Training at the Central New York Boat Show Feb.
U.S. Coast Guard warns mariners about marijuana use Marine Log With states such as Washington and Colorado legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a notice warning .
Boating Fatalities:

Man killed after dinghy collides with yacht TVNZ
A 68-year-old man has died after he was thrown from his dinghy following a collision with a yacht this morning. The collision occurred as the yacht was ...
  Man presumed dead after falling from boat in Lake Washington Northwest Cable News
SEATTLE - Authorities say a man is presumed dead after he fell from a sailboat in Lake Washington. Police say the boat was about 200 yards off of ...
Search suspended for man overboard in Lake Washington The Seattle Times (blog)
A search for a man who fell overboard from a sailboat in Lake Washington this morning has been suspended, but the Seattle Police Department's ...
 Kayaker who died after flipping off Waialua ID'd Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Medical Examiner's Office has identified the 39-year-old Wea Beach man who died after his kayak overturned Sunday at Waialua's Aweoweo ...
Girl dies following boat crash Sky News Australia A girl has died from the injuries she sustained in a boat crash on a lake in central Victoria. The 12-year-old was on board one of two boats that collided .. 
Boat sank killing crew member after warning alarm was disconnected
A fisherman died of hypothermia after an alarm which should have gone off when his boat started to flood was disconnected. Norman Macleod spent ...
   Iranian dies after jetski crash off Phuket island The Phuket News
PHUKET: An Iranian tourist died yesterday afternoon (January 13) after he crashed his rented jet-ski off Naka Noi island.

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