Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Boating Safety News

Agency probing crash that killed Jose Fernandez walks back initial statements

 On Monday, as the agency delved deeper into what Fernandez and friends were doing, where they were going and the evidence generated during the violent crash, a different spokesman confirmed that the “Kaught Looking,” the boat involved in the crash, did indeed belong to Fernandez. And that isn’t the only detail the agency is seeking to clarify.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Boating Safety News

A boater safety course would have explained the danger, he added. "Those blue lights are supposed to be on at the dock to make the boat look pretty, ...
“If you follow your chart, you're not going to hit them,” said Richard Pfenniger, an officer with the U.S. Power Squadron boat-safety group.
SANDY HOOK - The U.S. Coast Guard is offering safety tips to boaters in the wake of an accident off Sandy Hook coast and the one that killed Florida ...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Boating Safety News

Here is a great resource provided by BoatUS Foundation to help boaters check for required safety gear for their sized vessel. Just select your size and

The fine for failing to carry prescribed safety equipment is $248. ... Cdr Fleming said boats should log on and off with Brisbane Coast Guard, and check ...
(WLUC) - While boating season may be winding down some are headed out to get in one last day on the lake, but they are thinking about safety first.
The biennial task of renewing state boat registration will require some ... The new rules are designed to "improve boating safety efforts, enhance law ...
  Coast Guard Auxiliary promotes safety on the ICW ... Coxswain John Polomarenko and Stephen Brooks assist a stranded boat on the ICW by towing it ..
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 54 wants to make sure boaters are educated before they go out in the water. Members are holding a ...
The Navigation Safety Bylaw 2016 – which will come into force on 10 ... boating information such as the location of boat ramps and service centres.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Boating Safety News

Avoid boat fires

How to prevent a fire on your boat

Fire extinguisher basics
Unattended portable electric heaters are one of the top causes of boat fires in cooler months. Other causes include improper electrical wiring, incorrectly stored combustible products and galley fires.
What can you do to prevent a fire?

Friday, September 2, 2016

Boating Safety News

Some key tips Westfall stressed include: "take a safe boating course, wear life ... Boaters should check to make sure they have all the proper safety ..

Have a Safe Labor Day Weekend.

Troopers arrested 22 people for boating while intoxicated during last year's counting period. In an effort to increase safety on our state's waters, ...
The US Coast Guard Auxiliary eight-hour boating safety education course begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Charleston. The course covers the ...
Life jackets just being one of the many safety rules for a day on the water. ... This [the kill switch] would pop and would kill the motor and the boat .
  The sheriff's boating safety unit will also have additional officers and an extra boat on duty. Joe Natale from Norcal Jetovator says they have a high .
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The U.S. Coast Guard 5th District is reminding folks to stay safe if they plan to head out on the water this Labor Day weekend.

They do not have all the safety equipment,” the small (and legal) charter boat operator stated, adding some illegal passenger-for-hire operators also ..

Entering a boat share scheme can have important legal consequences. ... The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) considers a boat sharing ...