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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Boating Safety And Accident News

Boating Safety News:

Cowan Lake Boating Horsepower Limits Set
... issue," said Gary Obermiller, chief of the ODNR Division of Watercraft. "We are going to take more time to study this possible change at Cowan Lake.
 
McAuliffe Should Veto Boating Bill
Sitting on the desk of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, waiting on his signature or veto, is a seemingly innocuous bill — House Bill 650, dealing with boating safety .. 
 
  'About Boating Safety' Course by Coast Guard Auxiliary March 29 in Haines City
The “About Boating Safety'' course presented by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Polk County Detachment is on Saturday, March 29, in Haines City.
  Vote for your favorite safe or clean boating grant project by March 28
The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is seeking the public's help in selecting the winning projects in the competitive 2014 ...
 
  Navigation Software enables wireless chart updates.
Wareham, Mass. — Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, announced today ...
 
Auxiliary offers spring boating classes Navigational Charting – In this three-hour class, students will learn how to chart a boating course in West Grand Traverse Bay. Charts and navigational .
  
Workshops & Programs: March 15 STURTEVANT — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour course, “About Boating Safely,” from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, ..
 
Boater safety courses scheduled
Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd says four Boating Safety Courses will be held beginning in April. There is no charge for the training. A parent or ...
 
Coastguard Boating Education hosts international representatives
Coastguard Boating Education hosted international representatives from the IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) during their visit to New ...
  Metro Parks officials want to review drowning before discussing kayak/canoe ban
Metro Parks officials have not discussed banning kayaks and canoes from Darby Bend Lakes at Prairie Oaks Metro Park following a drowning on ...
 
  Updated boating law awaits adoption Idaho is poised to adopt a clarified law addressing grossly negligent operation of a vessel. (Photo courtesy BONNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S MARINE ..

Boater ed safety courses, boat checkup set Implemented in stages since 2001, Oregon law requires Oregon residents 12-years-of-age and older who operate powered boats of more than .
Boat Fires:
 
Fire destroys sailboat at Moby Dick Marina
Firefighters at the scene said they did not know who owns the sailboat. Oliveira also said he did not have a dollar value of the damage. He said it ...
 
  Two safe after second boat blaze on River Dart
TWO people and a dog escaped a boat fire on a River Dart mooring at Kingswear last night - just a few hundred metres from the scene of another boat ...
 
  Boat blaze sparked by DIY work
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and Premier Marinas reported that a 10.7m (35ft) sailing boat called Layla of Hamble was first to catch alight and ...
 
 Boating Fatalities or Missing:

One dead, one in hospital after boating accident on Claremore Lake CLAREMORE — The body of a boater who went missing on Claremore Lake after a boating accident was recovered Thursday night. One of two ..
 
Boat involved in fatal incident believed to have struck tree stump
A boat that spun wildly out of control Thursday, resulting in the death of a Claremore teenager, is believed to have struck a tree stump just before ..
 
Canoeist pulled from water with no pulse after canoe capsizes near Charles Island in Milford
MILFORD >> Police say two people were rescued from the water near Charles Island where their canoe capsized Saturday afternoon and one of them ...
  Water Rescue: 1 Man Safe, Search Underway for 2nd Man HILLIARD (Chelsea Spears) -- Rescue crews are searching by air and water for a 21-year-old still missing after his kayak capsized at Prairie Oaks ..
 
  2 killed in boat collision off Cavite, 9 still missing
CAMP GEN. VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – Two persons were killed when two boats collided off Cavite waters late Wednesday night, belated reports ...
 
Redmond man missing at sea after fall from boat
The Coast Guard and boats nearby began searching for the 43-year-old Eder, but after 10 hours and 64 square miles, called it off late Wednesday ...
  North Caldwell man dies in canoe fall in Long Island Sound off Connecticut
MILFORD, Conn. — A New Jersey man has died after falling out of a canoe on Long Island Sound near Connecticut. The state Department of Energy ...
 
College student drowns after he falls out of his kayak trying to save his beloved poodle from ...
Kyle Miller, 21, was kayaking with his friend Austin Gifford, 19, on Saturday morning on one of the Darby Bend Lakes west of Columbus when his ...
 

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