3 hrs ago | Gasparilla Gazette
As people take to the water to celebrate the holiday weekend and start of summer, officials want to remind them to boat smart and boat safely to help prevent accidents, injuries and even fatalities.
6 hrs ago | Sudan Tribune
At least five people died when a boat carrying 110 passengers overturned on Lake Tana in Ethiopia's north western region of Amhara on Monday, police told Sudan Tribune .
8 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Massachusetts Environmental Police have confirmed a 69-year-old Somerville man was taken to the hospital after a weekend fishing incident in Falmouth, on Cape Cod.
12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
The Bonner County Sheriff's Office hired several marine deputies to get ready for the summer season on Lake Pend Oreille.
16 hrs ago | Bay of Plenty Times
New Zealand's coastline is one of the country's most outstanding features. Little wonder then that Kiwis are drawn to water activities.
17 hrs ago | WCTI
Memorial Day Weekend brings out the people who like to get on the water. Before, you hit the high seas, the owner of TowBoat U.S., Lee Sykes, recommends that you perform a walk-through of your vessel and to make sure you have the proper safety equipment.
20 hrs ago | The Edgefield Advertiser
In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission voted against new boating rules on Echo Lake during its meeting earlier this month.
One person is reported dead and a second person has been transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane with unknown injuries following a boat accident on Sprague Lake, 41 miles southwest of Spokane Tuesday afternoon.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A man has drowned in a boating accident Tuesday afternoon in Sprague Lake, the Lincoln County Sheriff's office reported.
With boating season back in Minnesota, officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are urging boaters to step up their efforts to stop the spread of invasive species.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports that the U.S. Coast Guard detected 40-year-old Jay Wesley Rydberg's emergency beacon May 14 at 4:13 a.m. During a 78-hour search, Rydberg's beacon was found 33 miles north of Key West, but there were no signs Rydberg or his 39-foot trimaran sailboat.
With the approaching Memorial Day Weekend, the MN Department of Resources is reminding boaters that warmer weather does not mean warmer water.
Gearing up and getting out on the boat might be in your weekend plans, but the coast guard says not so fast.
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National Park Service staff will also conduct daily inspections for all boats that launch from Bridge Bay, Grant Village and Lewis Lake boat ramps.
With lake levels higher than they've been in years, and summer temperatures heading our way, you may be itching to get out on the water.