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13 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press
The Neuse River is up. It's up more than two feet over flood stage, according to National Weather Service data Tuesday morning.
14 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
The Florida East Coast Railway bridge across the St. Johns River has been stuck in the down position for almost a week, and it's affecting boat traffic and marine business. Many local fishermen have been unable to reach the other side of the bridge, and they said it's costing them thousands.
18 hrs ago | KMIZ
Missouri lawmakers plan to review the effects of a 2011 merger of the state Highway and Water patrols after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody. House Speaker Tim Jones said Tuesday a committee will study management, trooper training and whether the merger actually saved the state an expected $3 million a year.
23 hrs ago | Patch.com
As part of the ongoing Water Treatment Plant Upgrade project, City staff undertook a review of all aspects of water production. One area identified for additional improvement was to plant security.
Yesterday | Castanet.net
Since 1998 Al Cotton has been operating 'Go with the Wind Cruises' from the Kelowna Yacht Club, taking clients from around the world out onto Okanagan Lake "We are the longest running cruise on the lake," says the captain, who has witnessed a lot of action out on the water over the years. However, this year he says boating safety has became a concern to him, worried that there were one too many issues on the water that could have been real hazards.
Yesterday | Pressat
Thanks to The Boating Hub people don't have to trawl the web to find course providers, wait for their responses, and... The Boating Hub has relaunched their website and is promising to help people find boating and sailing courses with incredible ease after significant investment into the company. The team at The Boating Hub is planning to use the investment on a large range of digital marketing channels for both itself and the training schools that advertise their courses on the website.
New Lambton's Bharti Tailor is at the heart of the move and said that Dragon Boat racing offers a different experience to the lake's other boating clubs. The sport dates back to ancient China and features 20 crew with time-keeping drummer at the front, racing up to two kilometres.
Alaska State Troopers say two Anchorage men were rescued a mile off the shore of Lake Louise on Sunday morning while a local resident there died as the result of a boating accident. Around 8:40 in the morning, troopers got a report that a locator beacon had been activated on the lake.
Trooper Anthony Piercy was filmed speaking to a superior on the phone about an hour after the death of 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson, who was in handcuffs when he drowned during a drunken boating bust on a Missouri lake on May 31. Brandon Ellingson, 20, was a junior at Arizona State University when he died May 31 after drowning while handcuffed on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. A Missouri state trooper fretted about his job and admitted he "probably did a bunch of things wrong" after a drunk man in his custody drowned during an arrest on a lake in May, a new recording shows.
The David P. Civile Foundation for Boating Safety Awareness" is dedicated to promoting awareness of boating safety, the importance and proper use of Personal Floatation Devices and knowledge of environmental factors, such as wind, air and water temperatures. Knowledge through education can save lives.
Agents are investigating a boating accident Sept. 2 in Red Mill Pond when a boater fell from his boat and was struck by the boat as it continued moving.
What's hot: "We used to practice on Tampa Bay redfish to catch bonefish in the Keys, now we practice on bonefish in the Keys to catch Tampa Bay redfish," noted fly fishermen Lefty Kreh said. Fishing and boating pressure have changed our fish's behavior.
A state decision last week puts boaters and the county on the hook for a multimillion-dollar cleanup of the Marina del Rey harbor, despite concerns that the financial demand and tight time frame could be impossible to meet. In a move aimed at addressing the pollution of the harbor water and sediment, the State Water Resources Control Board set allowable thresholds for seven toxic pollutants and required reductions to meet those thresholds for water quality standards called a Total Maximum Daily Load .
The Premier Pro Outboard Racing Series made it's first ever stop in Tennessee. Pro Outboard Racing is actually the oldest style of boat racing in the country.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Newly released records show that a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes after an Iowa man drowned in custody.
Two men were injured, one critically, following a crash on the Fox River that left their boat " almost standing straight up," according to the Daily Herald. The accident occurred near the Broke Oar marina and bar after the boat ran up on the shore just before 6 p.m. in the 5900 block of Beachway Street, according to the article.
Don Douglas has created a website that he thinks will help a lot of people in the marine products and service industry make some money. How much of that eventually trickles down to him is still unknown, but Douglas hopes it can at least be a benefit to the boating community and small business owner.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:10 pm
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