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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Boating Safety News

Coast Guard Rule on Vessel Documentation Renewal
The Coast Guard is amending its regulations to separately list an annual fee for renewals of endorsements upon the Certificate of Documentation.
Stamford marine police say boating safety is mostly up to sailors
STAMFORD -- Stamford Marine Police do what they can to keep boaters safe, but in areas not restricted by no-wake zones or 5 mph zones, there is ...
  Boating safety via education stressed by state parks officials
With rising temperatures and more than one month of summer remaining, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission urges boating ...
  Boating Safety Issues That's why Governor Pat Quinn signed new legislation in July to improve boating safety. “This is something that never should have happened, there ..
  Boat Talk: Do you know the age restrictions for operating jet skis, boats on Michigan's waters?
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Last month, we reminded Boat Talk readers of laws and tips for staying safe when partaking in water sports on Michigan's lakes ...
  Officials warn boaters about drinking out on the water
With 20 years of boating experience, Bustamante said safety is a top priority. "I think the boaters actually have to be educated," he said. "I feel that a lot ...
  Boat patrols cracking down on offenders
We have zero tolerance for not having a boat license or not having a ... Fourteen vessels were ordered off the water because of safety concerns, ...
Dr. Zorba Paster: Boat safety starts with life jackets I was on Lake Mendota in Madison recently, enjoying a little jaunt in a little boat. I didn't give much thought to drowning until a motor boat came .
  Blog: Tips for safe boating with dogs
With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas ...
  More safety needed for our waters
The Handbook of Michigan Boating Laws and Responsibilities contains more than 60 pages of rules and regulations that apply to Michigan boaters.
Coast Guard offering safe boating course
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, announced a boating safety course, to be held on Aug. 16.
  State Parks stresses boating safety through education
Since 2003, there have been 234 boating-related deaths in the state, with 11 so far this year, according to the State Parks boating safety program.
  Lehi man nearly dies after boat explodes off Washington coast
He made contact with the Coast Guard over the radio. Fog was making it harder for them to find McIntyre, so they had him count to 10 several times ...
  Family escapes burning boat as shocking pictures emerge of the 40-foot cruiser on fire in the water The young family on board made it to safety after a blaze broke out on the ... Rescue crews arrived and were able to prevent the boat from coming in ..
Boater Charged After Swimmer Killed by Propeller in Long Island Bay: Police
His attorney, Michael DerGarabedian, says Balboa went through the requisite safety checks and accounted for everyone on the boat before turning on ...

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