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Friday, March 7, 2014

Boating Safety And Accident News

4-year sentence in jet ski crash that killed R&B singer Usher's stepson on Georgia lake
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta man convicted in a jet ski crash that killed the stepson of R&B singer Usher has been ordered to serve four .

Boating Safety News:

Wyandotte firefighters train for water rescues with inflatable watercraft
WYANDOTTE — Those whose job it is to rescue people who fall into the Detroit River say that ice rescues fortunately are a rare occurrence.
Placer County Marine 6 ensures safety during Tahoe's cold-water events
A North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District member on a personal watercraft tows in two male Polar Bear Swim participants out of the Lake Tahoe's ...
  Boating instruction revs up before the thaw
“I love boating, and I want people to love it as much as I do, and be safe at the same time. We can all enjoy it a lot more when we know the rules and ...
  Boating course offered on Mondays in March
The Raritan Bay Power Squadron is one of 450 regional squadrons that make up the world's largest boating organization for power and sail boating...
  Learn boating basics
The Massachusetts Environmental Police, along with the Wareham Harbormaster are sponsoring a Massachusetts Boating Basics Course.
  Time to trade in old lifejackets
CHANGE: A boater tries on a new, modern lifejacket after trading in his old one as part of a Transport for NSW initiative to improve safety on the water.
Wildlife Commission Offers Kayak, Fish and Float Workshop
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting the 3rd Annual Kayak, Fish and Float workshop on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John E.
  Grant will fund expanded boat inspections PAUL SMITHS - Paul Smith's College will use a $500,000 federal grant to expand its boat inspection program and help further protect Adirondack ..
  Boat emergencies: Have a plan
Emergency responders say a couple who survived a boat fire this week may never have made it if they didn't have an emergency plan in place.
Learn the ropes of safe boating in Ocala
The Harris Chain Sail & Power Squadron will offer a safe-boating class at 8 a.m. March 15 at Millers Boating Center, 1661 N.W. 57 St., Ocala. A final ...
  Boating class offered
PANAMA CITY BEACH -- The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a course on basic coastal navigation to equip students with deeper knowledge on ...
MD Boating Safety Course (3/5/2014)
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Solomons Flotilla, will present a two-session Maryland Boating Safety Education course on Saturday, March 8th and ...
America's Boating Course offered on Ogdensburg March 10 - 11
OGDENSBURG -- The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering the America's Boating Course which is required for all ages to operate a jet ski.
  Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-10 to offer boating safety class March 22
Upon completion of this eight-hour boat safety course, participants will receive a boating safety education certificate that satisfies the Alabama ...
  South Bristol man charged with filing false report that caused massive January sea search
17 phone call that triggered a full-scale search for a sailboat in distress. Searchers never found any evidence of a sailboat. John D. Norwood, 36, ...
Boating Accidents:
  OSU crew boat crashes into bridge pier, nine team members rescued
CORVALLIS — Nine members of the Oregon State University's crew team were rescued after their boat struck a bridge pier and was destroyed ...
Two people have been forced to abandon a burning boat in Tasman Bay this afternoon. Emergency services were alerted to the fire just after 1.00PM.
 Boating Fatalities:

Missing canoeist's body found The man, who was believed to be in his late 40s, went missing during a canoe trip on Saturday, said ER24 spokeswoman Luyanda Majija. She said a 
Man who fell overboard from fishing boat dies in Nova Scotia hospital
HALIFAX -- Police say a 42-year-old man who fell overboard from a fishing boat off southwestern Nova Scotia has died. The RCMP say Stephen Darin ...

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