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Friday, February 21, 2014

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

Jamaica tightens up rules for personal watercraft
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is tightening up rules for personal watercraft in the wake of a U.S. vacationer's death. Tourism Minister ...
Bi-state boating deal 'kind of a no-brainer'
February 19, 2014 — COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Georgia are working in tandem to enter a reciprocal agreement on ticketing wayward boaters ...
Boating safety courses offered Flotilla 30-1 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced their boating safety course schedule for spring 2014. The About Boating Safely ..
  Idaho legislators' bill would revise boating laws governing gross negligence
LEWISTON, ID - As boating season quickly approaches, mariners could soon be feeling the wave of justice as legislators work to toughen boating ...
  State: Record low for 2013 boating fatalities The previous low for boating fatalities was 19 in 1992 with a high of 79 in 1974 — the first year boating incident statistics were recorded. Since 2010 ..
Black says boating laws ineffective
Black says boating laws ineffective. Last updated 17:49 19/02/2014. Southland Times photo. JAMES ALLEN/Fairfax NZ. Police speak to themen ...
  US Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer boating skills, seamanship course
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a seven-week boating skills and seamanship intermediate class Thursday evenings beginning Feb. 27.
  Dallas United Crew offers rowing and dragon boating classes at White Rock Lake Looking for an exciting activity that gets you fit and into nature while on the waters of White Rock Lake? Sign up for the rowing and dragon boating .
  Drop in boater deaths is good news
Drop in boater deaths is good news. Published: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 6:10 p.m.. Last Modified: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 6:10 ...
State considers banning boater waste discharge in Puget Sound
SEATTLE — The Puget Sound could soon become a no sewage zone for all vessels, including recreational boats, if the Washington Ecology ...
  Sinking of yacht owned by Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton at Lake Mead blamed on drain hoses
LAS VEGAS — Federal investigators say the sinking of a yacht owned by Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton was an accident. National Park ...
Coast Guard Auxiliary slates boating class
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course on Saturday, March 8, in Charleston. The course covers the ...
  Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 32 to offer boating safety class March 8
A class on safe boating will be given by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 32 and will qualify attendees for a license to operate a boat in Alabama.
Life-Jacket Laws Spur Use, Could Prevent Drownings In a new study published in the journal Injury Prevention, Quan and her colleagues find that boaters mandated to wear life jackets were the most likely ..

Man injured when he falls onto boat's propeller
ISLAMORADA, Fla. -- Fish and wildlife officers say a man is in critical condition after he fell onto a propeller as he tried to move a boat that had run ...
Boating tip: No need for speed
It is important that boaters look for signs on our waterways, understand what they mean and abide by the speed regulations. Boaters' speeds are ...
  Louisiana Boating Fatalities at Record Low in 2013
The previous low for boating fatalities was 19 in 1992 with a high of 79 in 1974 – the first year boating incident statistics were recorded. Since 2010 ...
  Boating and fishing safety bill introduced in Congress
The Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2014 (S. 2028) was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV).
Ky. Senate Moves to Reduce 'Water Patrol Harassment'
A Marina operator testified in committee about a growing wave of boater complaints about overzealous officers. The bill OK'd by the full Senate .
Boating Fatalities: 
Young man dies years after boating accident A young man who suffered injuries after a boating accident in 2006 died late last week, allegedly from seizures caused by the accident, according to .. 
Jury convicts man in jet ski death of Usher's stepson
The man involved in the Lake Lanier wreck that killed 11-year-old Kile Glover was convicted Thursday of homicide by vessel. Jeffrey Simon Hubbard ...
2 Die In Apparent Boating Accident In DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. – Two people have died in what appeared to be a boating accident in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office ...
  Boater's body found on Lake Jesup Dive teams in Seminole County have found the body of a missing boater after the boat crashed on Lake Jesup Thursday. The crash happened near 
1 man rescued, 1 missing after kayak overturns
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Portland, Ore., say one man is missing and another was taken to a hospital with hypothermia after their kayak ...

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Boat capsizes, 2 missing at Lake Mead
Two boaters are missing at Lake Mead after their boat capsized sometime on Thursday, according to the National Park Service. Three Las Vegas men ...

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