Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Boating safetyNews


More than a year and a half after a duck boat fatally struck a 28-year-old woman on Beacon Hill, the Suffolk district attorney's office has announced it will not pursue charges against the tour company or driver involved in the collision, so long as certain safety measures are met. Under the terms of the ...
“We're hoping to have the injuries and deaths reduced by anything that we can put out there through education and hopefully get the safety through that,” said Shasta County Sheriff's Office boating safety unit sergeant Rob Sandbloom.. Starting the first of the year, boaters 16 to 20 years of age will be .

RMS director Angus Mitchell said boating safety officers are involved in a special operation with NSW Police to carry out random breath tests of boat skippers. "The operation coincides with the start of summer and the party season when more people go boating,” he said. "For the safety of everyone on ...

DESTIN — The Destin City Council on Monday approved the adoption of an ordinance to establish an idle-speed/no-wake boating safety zone immediately next to the city-owned Joe's Bayou Recreation Area Boat Ramp and Kayak Launch. City officials say the bayou during the warmer months is often ...

"We just wanted to let you know that the police Maritime Unit will be out every day on the water, and we will be checking boats and educating our community about the importance of making sure everyone on board has a life jacket and the right equipment to keep you safe, such as a cellphone or VHF ..

A bag of essential items incase of an emergency while on the water, whether you have to leave the boat due to fire or sinking, or stuck on the boat, adrift at sea. This should be on the boat at all times, and stored in a safe spot with easy access to it at all times. The saying “hope for the best, prepare for the ...

Getting a new boat can take anywhere from 6-14 weeks, depending on the manufacturer, if it is ordered special. Fiberglass boats involve a longer process to be built due to molds, curing and process time but aluminum manufacturers are in the same quandary. They can only build so many per day, per ...

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