Boating Safety Is For Life

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Boating Safety News


RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt™ campaign reminds waterfowl hunters to take basic safety precautions while hunting from a vessel. “Hypothermia causes more hunter fatalities than firearm accidents,” said Maj. Chris Huebner, the state's boating safety ...

... this weekend. The class at the squadron's headquarters covers knowing your boat, fueling procedures, navigation rules, anchoring, emergencies and other topics. ... Passing the test earns you a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card, which the state requires for every person born after Jan. 1, 1988 ..

What happens if during a boating excursion the person driving the boat becomes injured or incapacitated? Learn what to do by taking the “Partner in Command” safe boating course presented by the St. Lucie River Power Squadron. The course provides instruction including emergency procedures, ..

FRESNO, Calif. - Starting next year, there will be changes on exactly who can drive a boat. According to the State Parks Division of Boating and Waterway, anyone under the age 20 will have to take a boater safety test and get a boat driving license. By the year 2025, everyone regardless of age will have ..

The traditional model of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary supplementing Coast Guard services by conducting safety patrols, vessel safety checks, public education and other independent flotilla missions continues. The 26,000 members of the auxiliary contribute 3.8 million hours annually in support of the ...

Whether it's because a vessel has an unlawful registration tag or is ill-equipped with life jackets or other safety equipment, Browning said he wants to teach — through citation or not — captains and their passengers about why he pulled them over. “I like to educate people…Hopefully, someone takes 

Four inches of solid ice is usually safe for anglers accessing ice on foot. However, ice thickness can vary on waterbodies and even within the same waterbody. Anglers should be particularly wary of areas of moving water and around boat docks and houses where bubblers may be installed to reduce ice ...

With boating safety a top priority, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is doing its part to keep boaters safe on area waterways. That is why the Louisiana Department and Wildlife Fisheries has scheduled several boating education courses throughout the area in 2018. All persons born after ...

Ocean Safety will be hosting open days in February where yacht owners can see demonstrations of essential safety equipment and bring their own on-board serviceable items including life rafts and lifejackets for inspection by Ocean Safety's team of experts. Ocean Safety will open its doors to customers 

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