Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Boating Safety And Accident News

  In daring rescue, Staten Island Boy Scout Connor Maguire helps ...
SILive.com - The day began as part of a weekend family trip to Narrowsburg, N.Y., that included a canoe trip down the Delaware River to the Water Gap.

Boating Safety News:

Bill seeks to increase boating fatality penalties
Times Daily - The Alabama Legislature is trying to increase the penalties for alcohol-related boating deaths to the same as deaths caused by drunken car drivers.
Boating tip: Reasons for miscues found in 'Accident Pyramid'
TCPalm - Many boating accidents never have to happen. More often than not, the cause is attributable to an operator's mistake rather than other causes.
  Advocates hope new Lake George boating regs will be model for ...
The Saratogian - LAKE GEORGE >> All trailered boats entering Lake George must now be inspected for plant and animal material under a mandatory new program to ...
  Reminder for boaters not to tow more than three people at a time
Sail World - 'After a number of drownings in recent years and a long period of boater education, there is a zero tolerance approach for boaters not wearing ...
Learn from Power Squadron
The Olympian - Boat operators can make their experience safer by taking the America's Boating Course offered by the Tacoma Power Squadron. The next class starts ...
   Boat safety courses to be offered
GoDanRiver.com - The Leesville Lake Association is sponsoring boating safety courses that will be held March 1 and April 5. Advanced registration is required for each ...
  Boater Safety Course to Take Place in Salkum
The Chronicle - Those interested in completing boater's safety training, which is required by state law for all boaters, can do so on Feb. 15 at the Salkum Fire ...
  Coastguard warning: 'Do not take risks'
Practical Boat Owner Magazine - A Coastguard spokesman said: 'If you do decide to venture out, check the prevailing weather conditions and make sure that you can handle them.
Boating coalition fights to keep corn out of gas tank
Lake Expo - She was quoted in a press release from the organization saying, “We believe in a national renewable fuels policy, but one that is both safe for boaters ...
  Boating Skills and Seamanship class starts Feb. 27
Sippican Week - Marion — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold “Boating Skills and Seamanship” classes starting Thursday, Feb. 27. The course is designed for ..
Outdoors notebook: New rules for boating set for May
Buffalo News - Effective May 1, 2014, youths ages 10 to 18, any person born on or after May 1, 1996, will be required to successfully complete an 8-hour boating ..
 
Boating Fatalities:
 Family files wrongful death lawsuit in connection to fatal boating ...
Grandlakenews - Rachel Nicole Swetnam, 21, of Grove and William “Trey” Lewis Varner III, of Texarkana, Ark., were killed May 14 when a boat they were riding in struck ...

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