Chattooga ruling draws anger
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 14:14 PM PDT
In an angry and epic tug-of-water war, environmental organizations and a collective of boater
groups filed appeals challenging the U.S. Forest Serviceâs decision
earlier this week to allow limited paddling on the Upper Chattooga Wild
and Scenic River.
Bronx Residents Hail Court Ruling That Could Reduce Pollution On Waterways
"Rocking the Boat" is a non-profit organization that uses boatbuilding
to help empower young people in the Bronx. But at a recent building
session, even the participants didn't know much about the river that
runs through their borough.
Father wants political backing in search for missing son
He was cruising the waters of western Mexico on his sailboat.
His father tells us Pinkney Jr. was traveling off the coast of a heavy
drug trafficking area from Manzanillo, near Puerto Vallarta, on his
27-foot Catalina sailboat bound for Zihuatanejo.
Boating Safety News:
Concern Rises Over Dam Safety
With warm weather on the horizon, concern is rising over boater
activity around a low-head dam on Cypress Creek in Florence.
Engineering work to re-design the dam is underway, but city leaders say
they want to get the word out to stay away from the dam ...
Secretary of State mobile office at Spring Boating Expo at The Showplace this weekend
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 03:50 AM PDT
The full-service Secretary of State Mobile Office will give
watercraft enthusiasts the opportunity to get ready for summer during
the Spring Boating Expo at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi now through March 18, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said.
Coast Guard Urges Boating Safety
Coast Guard warns boaters warmer air temperatures hasn't taken the chill out of local waterways. By Edward Cardenas The US Coast Guard is warning boaters that despite the near-record high temperatures forecast for this weekend, water temperatures are ...
State Parks Urges Boaters to Be Wary of Cold Water
Oswego Daily News
ALBANY, NY – New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey reminds boaters of the dangers of sudden unexpected cold water immersion associated with early season recreational boating outings, especially on ...
Boating: Always prepare for bad weather
pick their days when heading out for a day on the water with their
boats. A review of weather forecasts and observing local conditions is
essential when planning a boat trip. Boaters prefer pleasant conditions; however, they must recognize ...
Law enforcement, Coast Guard targets boating safety
WINK TV Southwest Florida
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:53 PM PDT
This weekend, several law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Coast
Guard took to the waves in a special mission targeting proper boating equipment.
Boating safety course set
North Platte Bulletin
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 11:02 AM PDT
A boating safety course will be held Saturday, March 24 at the Nebraska Game and Parks office in North Platte, beginning at 8 a.m.
Coast Guard auxiliary offers boating course
By Anonymous A boating
skills and seamanship course, offered by Flotilla 12-5 of the US Coast
Guard Auxiliary, will take place on Sundays from 9:30 to 11:30 am
beginning March 18 at Metropolitan Yacht Club, 39 Vinedale Road, Braintree.
Outdoors calendar: Week of March 18
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 06:12 AM PDT
All programs free, unless noted. Boating Boating Skills
and Seamanship: For experienced and novice boaters. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays
through April 26. $40. Portland Water Pollution Lab, 6543 N. Burlington.
$40. 971-270-0706 or email@example.com Fishing Â Tualatin Valley CCA: Documentary film: "Running...
Beltzville hosting free boat course
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 06:05 AM PDT
Beltzville State Park will hold a Basic Boating Course
instructed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Monday, April 9,
and Wednesday, 11, from 6-10 p.m. for both sessions.
Boater education parameters
The Daily Jeffersonian
1, 1982, to show proof they have successfully completed an approved boater
safety education course before operating any powered watercraft greater
than 10 horsepower. More than 12000 Ohioans annually complete an
approved boating safety education course ..
5 dead on immigrant boat on Italy coast
News 24 South Africa
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:18 AM PDT
Five people were found dead in a rickety boat which was carrying around 60 immigrants, the Italian coast guard has said.
1 Killed In Boating Regatta Accident
event in Lake County turned tragic Saturday afternoon when an accident
claimed one life and injured another participant. The accident happened
about noon at Wooton Park in Tavares during the 6th annual Tavares
Spring Thunder Regatta.
Hero captain and boy (7) feared dead in boat tragedy
Nick Perry A seven-year-old boy and a captain who was recently praised
as a hero are among eight people believed dead after a fishing boat sank in rough weather off the coast of southern New Zealand. The sole known survivor from Thursday's accident ..
Second boating accident kills two at boat race
Central Florida News 13
By Mark Jenkins, Reporter A second boating accident kills two people and further mars a boat race in Tavares. Just one day after a deadly boating accident killed one boater, two people were killed when they were thrown from their boat during the Race
Cruise ship discovers abandoned yacht
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 17:15 PM PDT
A sailboat abandoned during an ill-fated Atlantic yacht rally
to Bermuda was spotted Wednesday drifting in the Atlantic Ocean. The
Holland America cruise ship Prisendam came across the drifting 38-foot
Coast Guard rescues woman, 2 dogs on sailboat off San Diego
Los Angeles Times
A woman and her two dogs were rescued Saturday from a sailboat
that was taking on water and in danger of running aground off San
Diego, the Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard sent a 41-foot boat after
the woman made a distress call, saying she had lost ...
Five men rescued from sinking boat
WPTV West Palm Beach
Sun, 18 Mar 2012 10:05 AM PDT
Five men were rescued early Sunday morning from a sinking boat
several miles off the Lake Worth Inlet, according to Petty Officer Sean
Canane, of the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Lake Worth.