Boating Safety with Kids {Free Printable Boating Scavenger Hunt}

Boating Safety with Kids {Free Printable Boating Scavenger Hunt}
As summer draws near our kids begin to look forward to our time at the lake with excitement and eager anticipation. Every summer we spend two weeks at the lake where my husband spent his childhood summers. It’s a fun and exciting time for all. The kids …
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State of the Recreational Boating Industry
NMMA president Thom Dammrich provided insight on boating-related and general economic indicators impacting the industry. He also shared information for the show’s new venue, Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, for the 2016. Click here to download …
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Friend expressed worries about boating with Marlins star Fernandez
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. A friend of one of the victims said he warned him …
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Connecticut’s Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident

trendConnecticut’s Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident
Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required. That surprised and concerned some …
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Marlins ace Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident
(TNS) – As the Miami Marlins player, cloaked in black jerseys, circled around their leaders in a show of unity inside Marlins Park on Sunday afternoon, their fans gathered outside with flowers and photos and questions. The most visible similarity between …
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Boating Safety Course: Sign up, log on, learn how
May 21-27 may be National Safe Boating Week, but we encourage all boaters to boat safe year-round. Follow along this week as we provide tips to help you stay safe while out on the water. With the summer months approaching and many boaters already eager to …
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Latest Boating News

trendFeds say they’re listening on Refuge boating restrictions
Salscheider said that if there was a silver lining to the situation, it would be that there is now a discussion between FWS and the boating public – something which he said did not occur last year, when no-wake zones were extended around the Refuge.
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Coastal boating course begins May 2
“The focus in this part of Long Island Sound is on basic coastal boating skills, significantly more than the minimum requirements set by the State in their one session classes. This is a ‘course’ and not just a ‘class’ on State regulations,” notes …
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McGaheysville man still missing after boating accident
Harold is from McGaheysville and disappeared after a boating accident on Sunday. He and Jeff Hitt, from Grottoes, were on on the lake when officials believe they hit a wake, sending them overboard. Hitt was rescued and taken to a hospital in Greenville.
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Latest Boating News

trendBroken-hearted parents of missing teens busy pushing for safe boating
Cohen’s family in November launched the Perry J. Cohen Foundation, which aims to provide boating safety education, scholarships to marine science students and money for other search and rescue efforts. His mother, Pamela, was not available to speak …
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Second body found after boating accident off north-east Tasmania
A second body has been found after a boating accident off Tasmania’s north-east coast. Police were notified at 12.40am on Monday after two men failed to return from a boat trip at Waterhouse, about 80km north-east of Launceston, at the expected time.
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Don MacKenzie named Jeanne Czel Person of the Year
And has been previously named to the Boating Industry Top 100. The award includes an inscription from Booker T. Washingtion “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else,” and CMTA recognizes that MacKenzie lives that each day. Don recently …
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