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Boaters urged to stay away from dangerous waterways

Boaters are urged to stay away from the waterways until the dangerous conditions and severe weather clear, following heavy rain in Sydney and dangerous surf warnings across much of the NSW coast . Worsening conditions are expected around the Central Coast, Gosford, Greater Sydney and Wollongong tonight and tomorrow, with …

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DVIDS – News – A resource manager recognized for promoting water safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2022) – Resource manager for Lake Cumberland and Lake Laurel River in Kentucky is recognized for promoting water safety, leading public awareness activities and several marketing campaigns that have reached more than two million people in eastern Kentucky. Jeffrey F. Krause, Chief of Natural Resources Management …

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Boaters urged to wear life jackets in safety blitz after man goes missing from capsized boat

Mr Davey said the majority of people are doing the right thing on the water, but some people have missed the message and are not carrying adequate safety equipment with them. Safety equipment should also be checked regularly, he said, including servicing inflatable life jackets to ensure they are not …

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Best Fishing Vest | WFLA

Which fishing vests are the best? The amount of gear you need to bring with you while fishing can be overwhelming. Fishing vests can help you organize all the essentials – including fly boxes, tools, weights, floats, leaders and line cleaners – and take them with you as you wade …

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Formula 500 SSC 2022 boat test, price, specifications

The 500 SSC offers sport boating fun. Thunderbird Courtesy Products Overview In slow motion to a bustling Florida Keys hotspot in Formula’s 500 Super Sport Crossover, I watched patrons leave their tables, stop dancing and hurry to the dock, phone and film. We spun the sparkling blue nose 50 feet …

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Charley Soares Outdoors Massachusetts Recreational Cod Fishing

With large callused hands the size of catcher’s mittens, he cradled the bottoms of the double paper bags, dripping liquid oozing from their contents. “There wasn’t a single galvanized bucket to have, so he stuffed the nets in the grocery bags and told me to give them to you.” Manuel …

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Texas Fishing Report | | tylerpaper.com

Athens – GOOD. The clear water; 60-63 degrees; 0.08 feet low. Bass are slow and scattered along lines of grass, and rise to hunt shad. Mobile baits such as rattle traps and smaller baits work best. Crappies are good in brush piles in 16 to 25 feet of water using …

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Report |

Athens – GOOD. Slightly stained water; 65 degrees; 0.11 feet low. Fishing remains similar to last week. Largemouth bass are slow, pertaining to the mouths of streams on small baits such as white spinnerbaits. Crappies are slow and legal size fish are hard to find. Look for brush piles submerged …

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Girl drowns after life jacket traps her in capsized boat

It was the rare occasion that a life jacket wasn’t going to save your life, according to an investigation. A British teenager drowned in a horrific boating incident, in which her automatic life jacket prevented her from escaping from a capsized pleasure boat. The abnormal incident happened on May 25, …

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Focus on life jackets for a week of safe boating

As the weather warms and boats come out of their winter hibernation, the Department of Transportation emphasizes the importance of wearing a life jacket while on the water, as part of National Safe Boating Week . A recent survey showed that usage has increased over the past two years, from …

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Launch of National Safe Boating Week 2021

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is pleased to partner with the Australian New Zealand Safe Education Boating Group (ANZSBEG) on this important initiative. National Safe Boating Week takes place from 2sd to 8e October and is an opportunity for governments, industry leaders, and casual and professional sailors to highlight …

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Sea Tow Foundation receives CG grants

The Sea Tow Foundation said in a statement that it has received two new Coast Guard grants for 2021-2022 and will maintain a multi-year grant. The grants, totaling $ 435,000, are administered by the Coast Guard through the Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Trust Fund and will be used …

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Tips for safe sailing in cold water

Fall and winter provide some of the best fishing and hunting opportunities, especially for waterfowl. The problem is, falling overboard could end your life. A simple fall overboard is the # 1 boating accident that kills boaters the most, especially in cold water. While some of these accidents involved other …

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Pinellas MPs save waterlogged boater in Gulf of Mexico

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A helicopter from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office captured a spectacular water rescue on camera, as deputies in the air, on land and on the water worked to save the boater in difficulty. The incident happened shortly before 3 p.m. on September 15. Investigators say …

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US national dies in boating accident at Hazelmere dam

Just days before returning to the United States, a 30-year-old man died after falling overboard at Hazelmere Dam. The man was boating at the dam with 2 friends when the accident occurred. According to friends, he was sitting in the front of the boat but fell and did not resurface, …

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Top 5 island tours in Samui

Koh Samui is full of tropical paradises to explore. Its many surrounding islands offer breathtaking landscapes, serene beaches and ideal conditions for sailing, snorkelling or just relaxing. In addition, when traveling to these islands from Samui, travel times are relatively short. So, roaming the islands is an easy feat and …

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NEW PAVILION ENGINE CUT-OFF SWITCH ACT IN FORCE

A lanyard is wrapped around the wrist to stop the boat’s engine switch in the event the operator is thrown off the helm. AMERICAN COAST GUARD / Contributed A new federal law requiring the use of engine stop switches is intended to prevent drifting boats and injury in cases where …

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Boating: crashes, the danger increases | New

Kayaks and canoes can often be seen drifting along the Columbia River in Clatskanie and Rainier. They mingle with a flood of fast boats, jet skis and commercial vessels using the popular waterway. Jeremy C. Ruark / The Chef You may have noticed an increase in boat traffic along the …

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Sheriff’s office monitors boaters under the influence

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office and safety advocates are calling on boaters to help keep everyone safe by not consuming alcohol or marijuana while on the water, especially when drive a boat or pedal boat. As boaters prepare for the July 4 vacation, law enforcement agencies prepare for Operation Dry Water …

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Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Boating Safety Tips

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife provides the following tips for safe outdoor boating: Many look forward to spring and summer days to spend time on Maine’s waterways, from tranquil ponds and larger majestic lakes to meandering rivers and streams. The key to a fun day on the …

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Safety during the navigation season | WCIA.com

Shelbyville, Illinois (WCIA) – “Taking care of yourself is also taking care of others to make sure you know if you can step in to help someone, that’s what you need to do,” said Ashley Florey, resource specialist natural areas at Lake Shelbyville. This is the message from officials as …

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Drought conditions in Utah could affect boaters this year

SALT LAKE CITY – Those who run boating programs in Utah state parks say the drought we are experiencing this year will likely impact Utah boaters. Ty Hunter, head of the Utah State Parks boating program, told KSL Newsradio that some Utah reservoirs are already low and launching from some …

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New Federal Law Promotes Boating Safety On Lake Tahoe

Glenbrook, Nevada (KOLO) – National Safe Boating Week From May 22-28, 2021, and with the hot holiday weekend approaching, Nevada officials want you to be prepared when you’re on the water. A new federal law will help those on board, especially the driver, to free themselves from a potentially fatal …

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How to stay safe during the summer boating season

WABASH VALLEY (WTHI) – National Safe Boating Week kicks off the summer boating season. Whether you are a beginner or an expert in your personal watercraft, safety concerns are the same for everyone. “Really good swimmers drown every day … every day,” said Peg Phillips, Executive Director of the National …

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Budget hearings, Safe Boating Week

Roanoke City Council will hold a public audience on the budget and taxes proposed by the city. The proposed spending plan is $ 307 million, an increase of $ 9.6 million. The budget addresses seven priorities, including education, community safety, human services and more. The hearing begins at 7 p.m. …

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Coast Guard reminds boaters of new engine cut-off switch law

Boat engine safety kill switch lanyard emergency cut-out cord. Image-Walmart JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard reminds mariners of a new law requiring pleasure craft to use an engine shutoff switch (ECOS) and associated ECOS link (ECOSL). An ECOS is an emergency ignition cut-off device that stops the engine if …

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The booming nautical industry | Business

OCONOMOWOC – The boating industry is currently in the midst of its busiest time in history, at least according to a Lake Country dealer. Erik Tinus, owner of Tinus Marine at Oconomowoc, said boat sales have increased significantly since the start of the pandemic and last year was a banner …

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