Boating Safety Is For Life

Friday, February 28, 2014

Boating Safety News

Boating Safety News:

From the Boathouse: Planning can help you avoid propeller strikes
Jeanne fell overboard and received fatal wounds after being struck by the outboard motor's propeller. Their boat on that July 1995 day was being ...
 
  Bi-state boating deal 'kind of a no-brainer'
COLUMBIA — South Carolina and Georgia are working in tandem to enter a reciprocal agreement on ticketing wayward boaters, and on Tuesday, ...
 
Hull Holes: Winter can be a treasured time for local watercraft owners to make repairs, schedule ...
According to one respected boating source, the traditional off-season stands up as the best chance for owners to thoroughly check out their watercraft ...
 
  What went wrong in Panama City Beach parasail crash? Court documents offer more details
The Coast Guard estimated wind speeds of more than 20 mph, with gusts ... The Coast Guard report states that Churchwell was not adhering to ...
 
  US Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boaters safety education class
COOS BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course on Saturday, March 8, in Charleston.
Sail and power squadron hosts seven-week boating course
TRENT WOODS — The Cape Lookout Sail and Power Squadron begins a sequence of classes called “America's Boating Course – 3rd edition” on ...
 
  Boat owners advised to get safety check The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary provides free vessel safety checks for power watercraft users, sailors, or kayakers, and all non-commercial boaters, ..
 
  Two senators push to eliminate Fox Waterway Agency
The Illinois Boaters Association and its Boaters Are Voters PAC based in Fox Lake said they will fight the move every step of the way. “It is the belief of ...
 
Safe boating classes offered in Bonney Lake
May 3 is the beginning of boating season and those intending to operate a ... To avoid a fine and maximize the fun to be had during boating season, ...
 
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  GRDA donates $2500 for free lifejackets at Grand Lake Boat Show
The Grand River Dam Authority is sponsoring Free Life-Jackets for kids who are accompanied by an adult at the Grand Lake Boat and Sports show.
 
  Boating safety courses offered in Lake Park The Palm Beach Power Squadron is offering its America's Boating Course this Saturday and Sunday. Registration is Saturday at 8:15 a.m. Cost: $30 a 
 
  Paddlers targeted in boat safety campaign
Roads and Maritime Acting Director Michael Wright said the full complement of Roads and Maritime Boating Safety Officers (BSO) are out on the water ...
 
  Boating safety courses offered Flotilla 30-1 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced its boating safety course schedule for spring 2014. The About Boating Safely ..
 
  Boating safety course offered by USCG Auxiliary
CLEARWATER – The United Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater is offering the “About Boating Safely” class on March 8 and March 9 at the ...
 
  Safe boating means following simple rules
Be sure all kids wear a lifejacket when the boat is moving. In most states, this is not just sound advice; it's the law. All children under 13 years of age ...
 
Boat Fires:
Huge fire engulfes marina in La Conner
The Swinomish Yacht Club reported via Twitter some good samaritans rushed to the scene to try and move boats out of harms way as the flames ...
 
Fire destroys sailboat off Miami Beach, kills dog
A 32-foot sailboat anchored near Monument Island in Miami Beach caught fire early Sunday morning, destroying the boat and killing a dog on-board.
 
Boat sinks after catching fire at sea, 3 rescued Three passengers were rescued by good Samaritans when their 46-foot sportfishing boat caught fire in the Atlantic on Sunday morning about six miles 

Boat Catches Fire and Sinks off Hillsboro Inlet (Video)
Sea Tow, a Ft. Lauderdale-based boating service, was on the scene and was able to catch dramatic footage of the boat's blaze and the aftermath.
  Boat explosion leaves family hospitalized, homeless
It shook our boat,” Denise Stott, one of the neighbors said. “And my husband immediately got up and stepped out the door and he disappeared.
 
  Parked boat catches fire
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services investigators are looking into a boat fire that occurred off Whiteleaf Way, in the Dogwood subdivision, ...
 Boating Fatalities And Missing:

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 ...
 
  Jacksonville brothers drown while fishing Sunday morning Etowah County Rescue Squad Captain Mike Bettis said that something occurred between 12:45 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. and the canoe overturned, ..
 
  Kayaker found dead after capsizing near Sauvie Island
PORTLAND – A man was found dead Friday night and another man was hospitalized after their kayak overturned Friday afternoon in McNary Lake off ...
 
POLICE: Drunk boater charged with manslaughter in fatal Dania Beach crash
Marcella Hewett, 50, turned herself in Monday to face charges of boating under the influence manslaughter, unlawful blood alcohol level ...
  Drunken boater dies after falling into Halifax River
A 59-year-old intoxicated boater died Monday night after falling into the Halifax River in Volusia County, the Sheriff's Office said today. Gregory Beard ...
 
Jet skier to stand trial for killing swimmer
Mr Maqi, of Roxburgh Park, is charged with operating a personal watercraft carelessly, failing to keep a proper lookout and failing to travel at a safe ...
 

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