Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Boating Safety News

Have a Happy, Prosperous and Safe Boating New Year. 



Tasmania Police marine division Inspector Lee Renshaw said all boat owners needed to ensure their vessel and required safety equipment had been ...
 
The Coast Guard is urging people to use extreme caution on and near waterways ahead of warmer temperatures this weekend. The above-freezing ...
  Main Roads and Ports Minister Mark Bailey said Maritime Safety Queensland was carrying out a once-in-a-decade review of its boating miscellaneous 
1 nationwide for boat ownership per capita, saw an uptick in boating-related ... In 2017, Hennepin County authorities will continue extending safety ...
 
Daniel Kloppman doesn't go boating very often and rarely spends time on the water. But that wasn't a problem when choosing to build a life vest ...
Environment Southland regional harbourmaster Lyndon Cleaver was out reminding boat drivers of the five knot rule near the shore on lake Te Anau.
 
If you haven't already completed a basic boating safety class, consider enrolling in a class taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or U.S. Power ...
 
The U.S.Coast Guard wants to remind boaters to exercise caution and to boat safe while enjoying New Year's Day weekend. Boaters are are urged ...

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Boating Safety News

MERRY CHRISTMAS - HAPPY HANUKAH

The message is one of several water safety tips issued by the State ... “The tragic disappearance of a boat in the South-East last week highlights just .


LAKE GEORGE — The death of an 8-year-old girl put a renewed focus on boating accidents and boat safety on Lake George this year, but the Lake ...

“This time of year is the busiest period for boating in the Townsville area and because of this there is increased potential for marine accidents and .

Hereford Manor Lakes was a popular spot for boating and angling in Beaver County before it was drained for safety reasons and the Beaver County ...
 
The Coast Guard is urging people to use extreme caution this weekend if they plan to spend time on Lake Michigan, or any inland rivers, streams and ...

Friday, December 23, 2016

Boating Safety News


Make sure it is all fully serviced as per manufacturer's instructions and that all persons on your boat know exactly where it is stored if it is needed,” ...
 
 
DUNEDIN – It's time to refresh your boating skills…or learn new ones. Know what to do in an emergency and become a better boater with a course ...
 
 
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has an idea for that last-minute present under the tree: boating safety equipment.
 
Boaties wanting to hook a safety bargain can't go past the Coastguard ... and will be held at Takapuna Boat Ramp on December 24, from 8am to 1pm.
 
These incidents are typical of the work Coastguard volunteers do, and come with a strong reminder for anyone heading out on the water this summer ...
 
 

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Boating Safety News


Sheriff turning over nonemergency boater calls to local group ... Last year, USFBA towed 24 boats to safety, spent 529 hours in support of lake events, .


No one begins a day on the water expecting something to go wrong, and a little preparation goes a long way in ensuring a day of safe boating.
 
RICHMOND, B.C. -- Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board are scheduled to release a report today about a commercial fishing boat that ...
  “Most boating accidents are preventable if you're alert and follow simple safety procedures,” said Maj. Chris Huebner, the state boating safety . 
 
ST. PETE BEACH – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 in St. Pete Beach has announced plans for a 12-week repeating cycle of safe boating ...
 
All are compounded by the isolation of a vessel at sea. ... cooler,” says Vann Burgess, the Coast Guard's senior recreational-boating safety specialist.
 

Monday, December 19, 2016

Boating Safety News


9, 2016) The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to boat safety regulations that would prohibit boat passengers from ...
 
 
From a safety standpoint, letting a responsible person on shore know where you'll be boating and when you plan to return is a no-brainer. A float plan ...
 
 
Kevin P. Mason Builder LLC., doing business as Hurricane Boat Lifts of the Keys and Hurricane Boat Lifts and Dock Supply, installed the lifts without ...
 
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is seeking the public's help to find someone who has made repeated false calls for help from near the mouth ...
  
BOAT users have been warned about the dangers of poorly maintained life jackets ... Marine and Safety Tasmania manager for recreational boating Peter ... People do not check them or service them as required by the manufacturer.
 
Nearly 100 manatees died after collisions with boats in Florida waterways this year, ... It's not just a manatee safety issue, it's a boating safety issue.".
 
Brad has also spent a lot of his time working with numerous groups teaching them boating safety, hunting safety, and providing education on the ...
 
 
The UK warranty is uplift from the standard manufacturer's 2 year warranty to provide even more peace of mind, including travel to and from your boat.
 

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Boating Safety News


Don't boat alone; boating safety increases with numbers. • Keep an eye on the sky, head to shore if wind gusts start to pick up. • If the boat capsizes or


On the boating-safety side, the group looked at the vulnerability of the GPS system and new emergency signaling devices/flares, and discussed ...
 
... of boat and personal watercraft rentals believe and agree that the current boat safety regulations pertaining to negligent operations on a boat should ...
 
“Those big numbers – and we know they are increasing – mean boat safety is really ... “By law every boat has a 'skipper' and the skipper is in charge.
 
  The message is simple: Take boating risk seriously, prepare your boat, check your gear and know the rules. The "prep, check, know" strategy is also a 

Although essential for safe operation at night, navigation lights can ... not needed, preserving the boat's clean lines while enhancing occupant safety.
 
 

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Boating Safety News


In light of the serious boating accidents that occurred in local waters this past season, Maryland Delegate Mary Beth Carozza is advocating for ...
 
As water temperature dips, DNR urges caution for boaters; 30% of boating deaths ... –Don't boat alone; boating safety increases with numbers.
  The national boating advocacy, services and safety group has voiced its concern for the significant potential for misfueling, putting boaters at risk by .
 
  Reef boat operators welcomed the push to overhaul the code to protect the safety reputation of the industry. This comes after a UK coronial inquest

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Boating Safety News


For many boaters, January is a period of downtime, and that makes it a great month to inspect and update safety equipment — particularly if you have


They were under the impression they must take a Boat Safety class within three months of buying a boat. As much as I'd like to say that is true, it is not ..


A bar crossing safety video for boaties produced by the Waikato and bay of Plenty regional councils cracked 212,000 views on YouTube this week.
 
Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D, recently announced several boating safety certification courses are ...
 
Vessel Examiner Dee Lexandra of Flotilla 14-7 performs a vessel safety check at the St. Augustine Lighthouse ramp (Photo courtesy: U.S. Coast ...
  
A STATE-WIDE boating safety campaign will begin this weekend, with Roads and Maritime Services boating safety officers and NSW Police Officers ...
  Check the safety equipment – mandatory and recommended equipment for offshore boating varies from state to state, so check with your state's .
 
 
Cold water danger is real, DNR warns Minnesota boaters, hunters ... water," said Lisa Dugan, the DNR's boat and water safety outreach coordinator.
 
 
... has set the dates for one of its public classes on boating safety. ... This basic boating course covers the staples of boat handling, equipment needs, ...

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Boating Safety News


Jim Bittle of Central Point, owner of Willie Boats, Inc., in Medford, has been nominated by Gov. Kate Brown to replace Jason Atkinson of Jacksonville ...
 
Fairhaven Man Sentenced for Making Hoax Distress Calls to US Coast Guard
BOSTON – A Fairhaven man was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with sending three false distress messages to the ...
 

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Boating Safety News


At least five people died in recreational boating or swimming related accidents this year in South Dakota. Officials say more often than not, accidents ...
 
We normally share boating safety and lifejacket tips in the spring and summer months, during the midst of the busy boating season on Grand River ..

His mission is a vision of saving lives and 17-year-old Daniel Kloppman has taken on the task of building a unmanned life vest station at the new boat ...

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Boating Safety News


The Perdido Bay Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, is offering the premier boating safety education class, America's ...
 
 
Dave White, the RNLI's community safety volunteer in Arbroath, said a ... The 57-year-old had been on the fishing boat Optik and died due to his left ...
 
 
What should be your priority safety equipment aboard? What should you never sail offshore without for safety reasons? What are the most important ...