Boating Safety Is For Life

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Boating Safety News



CLEVELAND (WLUC) - The Coast Guard is reminding mariners to think safety first for the coming boating season following multiple reports of ...

As summer approaches, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 83 joins boating safety advocates across the U.S. and Canada to promote safe ...


With the opening of the lowland lake fishing season on April 22, reviewing boating safety rules would be pretty wise. No matter how much experience ..

JUNEAU — The Dodge County Sheriff's Office Recreation Patrol will be hosting a Boat Safety Certification Class in late May. Individuals who were .

Only four of those operators said they had completed the state's boating safety course. In fact, all but one said they had failed to receive any formal ...


SACRAMENTO — California officials have added a free online class offered by BoatUS to their list of approved boater education courses that meet the ..

Safe Powerboat Handling (SPH) is great for those new to boating, couples adventure, children learning to boat. The course runs a total of 16 hours or .


The Fort Lauderdale company said the new program is called Safe Boating and is a five-day course that includes two days on board a 24-foot .


Boater safety courses are required for anyone seeking to operate a boat in New York. Anyone born before May 1, 1996 is exempt unless they plan to ...
 
The requirement is due to new safety and enforcement rules adopted by the ... Washington's licensing department sent notices in late March to boat ...
 
 
SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - Fifteen law enforcement officers from around the state are in Shasta County this week for an Inland Boating Operators Course.
 
Pensacola Sail and Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, will offer a boating safety class on Tuesday and Thursday, May 16, ...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Boating Safety News


Robinson is with the Alouette Power and Sail Squadron, a Maple Ridge-based group, now celebrating its 60th year of boat safety instruction.
 
Classes are taught by local Auxiliary members who have years of experience teaching boating safety and interacting with students. Students will be .
 
GREENSBORO, NC -- With the weather getting nicer in the Triad, more people will be out swimming and boating on the lakes. Lake Brandt was ...
 
  Boating season is just around the corner and the Cape Ann Flotilla chapter of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering an in-depth safety course for ..
 
 
The Little Axe Community Center is hosting the Boat Oklahoma course provided by the Marine Enforcement Section of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Boating Safety News


You can expect to see Wildlife Conservation Officers out and about conducting boat safety checks at boat ramps and on the water for compliance with ...
 
 
“Undoubtedly, we have seen phenomenally beautiful weather lately, but that hasn't done much to warm up our lakes,” said AZGFD Boating Safety ...
 
As temperatures rise and boaters take to the local waters, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued a reminder on how ...
 
 
With springtime heating up boaters are gearing up for lake time, and lake patrol troopers warn boaters to be extra careful because they have a ...
 
Holidaymakers using cruise boats and barges on Irish waters have been urged to wear life jackets and read rental safety guidelines following three .
 
On the Treasure Coast, the Coast Guard Auxiliary units are also aided by a separate organization with a similar devotion to recreational boating safety ...

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Boating Safety News


National Maritime Safety Authority CEO, Paul Unas, says negligence of safety at sea is the common factor found in all boat mishaps. Unas said with ..


The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection notes that with spring weather now here, the agency “reminds all boaters that even ..
 
Just because you're boating in a state with legalized marijuana doesn't ... boards boats, even within state waters, to enforce federal boating-safety ...
 
 
Boating accidents level off around state ..... “Everybody should be taking a boating safety course,” said Frayer, who helped launch the Rowayton Yacht ...
 
  The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reminded all boaters on Tuesday that even though the air temperatures are rising, the ..
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Friday, April 21, 2017

Boating Safety News


They'll be patrolling nearby waters for safety inspections, and to make sure people aren't boating under the influence. The Jackson County Sheriff's ...
 
 
I once knew a boat safety inspector who had a blunt question for a family short on the jackets: “Which one of your children are you prepared to lose?
 
 
The Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education within DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife joins the National Association of State Boating Law ...
 
Kalkomey Enterprises, LLC, parent company of Boat Ed, is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states, as well as ...
 
"This is real basic. This is the wheel this is the throttle. This is how you maneuver a boat to a dock or off a dock and how you make turns. They're all 
 
 
A Boater's Safety Class will be offered at Spicer's Boat City May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spicer's is sponsoring the class along with the Roscommon ...
 
Boating safety education is required of all motor boat operators, 12 years of age or older, born after Jan. 1, 1974. The Boat Vermont, eight-hour ...
 
 
Captains are required to meet certain licensing requirements, while a vessel must past a safety inspection. Coast Guard officials warned boaters and ...
 
 
A bill aimed at preventing tragedies like when two 14-year-old boys disappeared in a fishing boat off the coast of Jupiter in 2015 won approval from ...
 
 
Members of the organization were at Central Middle School on Saturday, conducting free boating safety checks. The payoff for boaters is getting an ...
 
 
(WJHG/WECP) - The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be conducting free Vessel Safety Exams at St. Andrews State Park and the Tyndall Air Force ...

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Boating Safety News


BATON ROUGE, La. (KNOE) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are encouraging boaters to enroll in a boating education course ...
 
 
The Santa Barbara Harbor, Kronman said, is “a legislatively designated harbor of safe refuge” that will make room for any boat escaping dangerous ...
 
 
Unless we update our skill sets, we may not be as safe a boater as we could be. And remember, the state of New Jersey requires a boating safety ...
 
DOVER – The Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education within DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife joins the National Association of State ...
 
 
The next boating safety class will be held in May. To register or learn about the other classes the Traverse City Coast Guard Auxiliary has, contact ...
 
 
Bridge Marina is proud to announce that it will be offering complimentary New Jersey Boater Safety Certificate courses during the 2017 season.
 
 
However, much of their posting on social media has focused on illegal passenger boat charters, including USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-16 from last ...
 
  “The Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 defines a vessel as a watercraft that can be used as transportation on the water. Those operating SUPs, kayaks ..
 
FWC files revealed that none of the boaters held a Florida boater's safety ID card. The report also determined that Fernandez was driving the boat at ..
 
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging boaters to enroll in a boating education course before the beginning of boat season as ...