Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Boating Safety News


When we think of boating safety we think of wearing a life preserver, knowing the aids to navigation, and keeping a lookout, but your family could also ..

 
Operating a boat while drinking alcohol is a dangerous combination. "We want everyone to have fun on the water, but safety is the primary concern,"

 
United States Recreational Boating Safety grant is providing the money for the life jackets. A self service station is near the east gate to the park,


Outdated wiring and a lack of proper safety equipment and routine maintenance on docks and boats can cause such situations where electricity ...
 
Whether fishing, swimming, skiing or just boating with family and friends, a lot people enjoy themselves on area lakes during the summer months.
 
 
At the four-day camp, commonly called "Zac camp," children were instructed by local first responders and took lessons on boat safety taught by Ed ...
 
 

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The US Coast Guard has appealed to the public to help catch the person responsible for broadcasting false 'mayday' distress calls on the marine ...
 
 
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - As the popularity of paddle sports surges, the Coast Guard is kayakers, canoeists and paddleboarders to be prepared ...
  Dan Higgins, who's a Vessel Safety Examiner for Coast Guard Auxiliary, walks around on lakes and beaches and makes sure PFD's are properly ..
 
 
Norwegian police boat cruising up the Drøbak Sound in the Oslo Fjord. (Wikipedia/Krister Brandser/public domain) ...
 
  “Boaters fail vessel safety checks for various reasons, and the most common include incorrect placement of registration numbers on the hull of the boat ..
 
  During the summer months more people are out on the water, and boating accidents go up, but by taking a little extra time and reviewing a few rules, ..
 
 
Offering boating safety classes for women, the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club and Bertha Boatworks sponsored Women at the Helm classes on July 8th ...
 
 
CO2 warning stickers are for boats with small resting areas, and should be in ... Boating safety courses will also be required to give information on the ...
 
To raise awareness and reduce alcohol-related boating deaths, MADD Canada is joining the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) in its "Operation ...
 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Boating Safety News


The 40-member Flotilla 7-5 is there to make sure boaters stay safe in the western end of the Long Island Sound, from the Throgs Neck Bridge to the .


The inquest heard that Emily had been wearing an outsized life vest which led to her death when it became snagged beneath the hull of the boat.
 
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The waters may be a little safer in Twin Falls after a free boat safety course offered on Saturday. This class was .


Coast Guard officers are: Andrew Reyes, left; Christopher Azzollini, second from right, and Henry Plante, right. Members of the city's Marine Unite are

 
Wardens conduct random boating safety inspections. Game and Fish Public Information Specialist Janet Milek said the most common violation they ..

 
Everyone who heads out onto the water in a vessel is urged to wear an ... that they have the proper safety equipment and that there is no alcohol on .

 
A boating safety course is required in New York State for anyone 14 years old and older who operates a personal watercraft (i.e. jet ski), which this ...
 
At least 80 youth will meet at the Savannah Lakes Marina beach for instruction on personal flotation devices, boat and water safety, followed by an on ..

Monday, July 18, 2016

Boating Safety News


The boat-building unit at Karaikal has been brisk in the recent months thanks to huge demand. The town accounts for a cluster of boat-building units .


Its too easy for me to have a Vessel Safety Check (VSC) inspection conducted aboard my boat,* Breakaway.* Barbara Bedel, a certified United States ..

 
TWIN FALLS — The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office will offer a free boater safety course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Twin Falls Sheriff's .

 
5 people have died in swimming and boating related accidents in South Dakota so far this year. In one case a man drowned in Pactola Lake after


Officials say safety and sobriety go hand in hand, especially on the water. The Lane County Sheriff's Office says both boaters and river floaters need to ..

 
Tom Shipp and Brian Rehwinkel presented the Florida Boating Safety Instructor of the Year award to CHS Coach Ernie Martin July 11 at an Okaloosa .

 
Randy Ventress, District Chief of Staff with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary often teaches boating safety classes at The Boat Locker in Hermitage.
 
The committee specifically talked about boating concerns during Thursday ... watch the tuber or the person water skiing is a major part of lake safety.
 
  The reality game-meets-exercise-app Pokemon Go now has 21 million users every day, and BoatUS is issuing safety tips for people who want to find ..
 
A Coast Guard Auxiliary crewmember maintains positive control of a flame engulfed pleasure craft near Great Neck Creek in Copiague, New York, ...
 
Personnel at U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco said Friday they have escorted gamers to the facility's guarded gates this week.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Boating Safety News

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Boating Safety News


Ahead of busy boating weekend, local officials warn boaters they will be monitoring for BUI (boating under the influence) and for compliance with state


A Boating Safety Certificate is required to receive a boater's license or endorsement, which is obtained after completing a comprehensive safety


Now that the weather is warm, Coast Guard 9th District units are seeing a high number of boaters, divers, kayakers, and beach-goers in and on the ...
 
LMPD river patrol will be doing free boat inspections Monday at Cox Park. They'll be making sure boaters have the right documentation, life jackets   
 
Of all the calls he's responded to, Oehlke said he's only seen one instance where someone who had been wearing a life jacket when his boat 
 
Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating ... Some boaters say they also take boating safety courses, in order to avoid a ...
 

Sunday, July 3, 2016