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Monday, January 27, 2014

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

When darkness descends, boating risks rise: Richmond sailor Richmond News - Experienced boater Geoff Baile wil be imparting valuable advice at the Vancouver Boat Show this week. Geoff Baile can't help but get a little anxious .

Coast Guard Boating Safely Class Feb. 1 at Homestead Village
Mulletwrapper - 1, Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 32 will host a boating safely class at Homestead Village in Fairhope. Completion of the class will allow attendees to ...
  Boating deaths spark safety reminder
ABC Local - "We're really concerned that boaters out there just perhaps aren't taking the care or maybe getting complacent in what they're doing," he said.
  Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 75 years
Delmarva Now - CHINCOTEAGUE — The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is excited about the upcoming celebration of its 75th year of serving the U.S. Coast ...
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Offering Free Vessel Safety Checks
Pacific News Center - Apra Harbor, Guam - The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Guam Flotilla is now conducting voluntary Vessel Safety Checks (VSC) for 2014. These no-cost . 
Boating tip: Hypothermia is a threat
TCPalm - According to the BoatU.S. Foundation, an estimated 50 percent of all drowning victims die from hypothermia, not from water-filled lungs. Hypothermia .
 Boating Fatalities:

Body of man who fell off sailboat recovered from 165 feet of water in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter - SEATTLE — Seattle police say the body of a man who fell off a sailboat Jan. 11 has been recovered from Lake Washington. The Harbor Patrol Unit ...
   Free diver near Palm Beach hit by boater who left, officials say
Palm Beach Post - Investigators are expected to re-interview the free diver Tuesday who claimed he was hit by a boat Sunday afternoon near Palm Beach. Officials with ...
4 Russian Coast Guards die in boat wreck - MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say that four Coast Guard officers died and six others are missing after their boat overturned in rough seas near ...

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