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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Boating Safety News


Topics that will be discussed include introduction to boating, boating law, boat safety equipment, safe boating, navigation, boating problem, trailering, ...
 
You're going to take in a lungful of water and not come back up,” said Boating Safety Education Coordinator Josh Hoffman with Arizona Game and ...
 
 
JOHNSON CITY — The Johnson City Sail and Power Squadron will conduct the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's Safe Boating Course in ...
 

Monday, February 22, 2016

Boating Safety News

US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY "Boating Basics" Class
US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY Boating Basics Class DATE Saturday, February 27th, 2016 CLASS NAME About Boating Safely (ABS) TIME 0900 ...
 
Under the U.S. Coast Guard Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971, boats less than 20 feet powered with an inboard, outboard, or stern drive engine ..
 
TALLAHASSEE — Law enforcement officers would need "reasonable suspicion" to stop and inspect boats sporting state safety stickers, under a ..
 
 
VOORHEES - South Jersey residents who may be thinking about buying a boat or other watercraft — or just those who'd like to think about a day at the ...
 
 
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer spring boating safety courses from 6-10 p.m. March 1 and 3, April 4 and 6 and May 2 and 4 at the Delaware State ...
 
 
CHARLESTON — The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an 8-hour boating safety education course 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Saturday, March 26, ...
 
 
A cool head, safety training and a decision to keep survival suits handy kept Martin d'Entremont and his crew alive when things went terribly wrong on ...
 
 
This week's list was provided by Charles Meyer, Captain at Tow Boat U.S. These are a few of his observations from a long ... Inspect safety equipment.
 
  An upcoming course at the Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center will help prospective fishing guides get ready for a Coast Guard exam 

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary West Alabama Flotilla is offering a safe boating class called “About Safe Boating” in two sessions, on March 3 and ...

Friday, February 12, 2016

Boating Safety News


In order to take a boat out on the water in Virginia, the boat operator must be in ... This course meets the requirements of Virginia boating safety laws.

 
The Miles River Sail and Power Squadron is offering a boating safety course starting March 1 in Easton. Pictured is squadron member Capt.
 
  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Law enforcement officers would need "reasonable suspicion" to stop and inspect boats sporting state safety 

The 8-hour Young Boater Safety Certification training course required for ages 10 to 17 to legally operate a motorized boat or watercraft on NY waters ...
 
 
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer two-day boating safety courses from 6-10 p.m. March 1 and 3, April 4 and 6 and May 2 and 4 at the Delaware State ...
 
  1, 1978, to legally operate a boat on Delaware waters. ... The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer two-day boating safety courses from 6-10 p.m. March 1 ..
 
 
The course offers useful materials and information about many boating safety topics. These include boat handling, piloting skills, navigational charts ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Boating Safety Alert

LED Navigation Lights Marine Safety Alert!

Are your nav lights, or other lighting, creating danger?
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USCG Nav LIGHTS Improper LED and ROPE light_1

Courtesy USCG
The LED rope lighting beneath the rubrail obscures the green sidelight. Also, the green LED light itself may not be USCG approved--look for documentation when buying a new boat or replacing lights on older boats.   http://www.boatingmag.com/led-navigation-lights-marine-safety-alert#page-2


Monday, February 1, 2016

Boating Safety News


Going for a boat ride may not be at the top of your to do list this time of year, but for some it's the perfect opportunity to learn about boating safety.
 
 
Motorboat operators have until July 1 to complete a state-mandated Virginia Boating Safety Education class or risk paying a $100 fine. Boaters have ...
 
Luckily, a good Samaritan boat was in the vicinity and could rescue the ... In February, Christopherson will teach a boating safety class, and later in the ...