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2012-01-14 08:00:00

All boat-ed.com courses meet the new online delivery standard adopted by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, which requires students to study a minimum of three hours. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 All boat-ed.com courses meet the new online delivery standard adopted by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), which requires students to study a minimum of three hours. This change went into effect Jan. 1, 2012. Boat-ed.com...

2011-05-18 00:01:29

The National Safe Boating Council and NOAA's National Weather Service Work Together to bring weather and safety messaging to boaters Bristow, VA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Once again, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) have partnered to create relevant, weather and safety-specific Public Service Announcements for National Safe Boating Week. In preparation for National Safe Boating Week 2011 (May...

2010-11-30 17:12:00

LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Committee of the Armed Forces Bowl is honored to present the 2010 Great American Patriot Award to Admiral Thad Allen, United States Coast Guard (Retired). The award will be presented by Armed Forces Insurance (afi.org), sponsor of the award and the Official Insurance Partner of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl (http://www.armedforcesbowl.com/). Recently retired from his post as 23rd commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard,...

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary of State reports Michigan has more than 921,773 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates there are another 200,000 - 300,000 legally unregistered boats in the state. With more than one million recreational boats on Michigan lakes and rivers, it is clear that boating is a popular pastime. Annual boating statistics show that recreational boating is also a very safe activity....

2009-05-15 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary State reports Michigan has more than 927,914 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates there are another 200,000-300,000 legally unregistered boats in the state. With more than one million recreational boats on Michigan lakes and rivers, it is clear that boating is a popular pastime. Annual boating statistics show that recreational boating is also a very safe activity. National Safe...

2009-04-30 11:58:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Make sure you're prepared before sailing off the deep end. May is national boating safety month. State Farm, one of the largest boat insurers, offers the following preparation check list: Review your boat insurance coverage with your agent prior to the boating season. If you have updated or replaced boats, motors or equipment, be sure your policy information has also been updated. Get a free Vessel Safety Check. It takes about 30 minutes. It's a...

2008-12-18 12:01:00

Jerry Ostermiller Appointed to Lead Infrastructure Development and Fund Raising Efforts for New Museum STONINGTON, Conn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, and a partner of the National Coast Guard Museum Association, announced today the appointment of Jerry Ostermiller as the president of the National Coast Guard Museum. An accomplished museum...

2007-04-22 19:09:42

By Copyright 2007 Deseret Morning News By Lee Davidson Deseret Morning News Lake Powell's blue water, winding red-rock canyons and sandy beaches form a vacation paradise for nearly 2 million visitors a year. But beware. More serious recreational boating accidents occur there than at any of the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River or even the Pacific Ocean's U.S. coast. In fact, Lake Powell recorded the sixth highest rate of boating accidents of any body of water in America since 1995....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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