Boating Safety

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Safety On The Water Stressed Over Columbus Day Weekend

In order to keep things safe on the water over the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, Biscayne National Park has partnered up with a number of agencies to crackdown on boaters who pose a risk to themselves or others.

10/11/2014

May 26, 2014: An FWC truck removes a boat involved in a crash off of Elliott Key.  (Source: CBS4)

Boating Collision Near Elliott Key Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

A day of boating turned deadly Sunday after one boat crashed into an anchored vessel near Elliott Key.

05/26/2014

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FWC Offers Safe Boating Tips For Memorial Weekend

Florida wildlife officials are pushing for safe boating this Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2014

Boats search for body in Biscayne Bay

FWC Encouraging Tubing Safety

Living in South Florida, where summer temperatures are almost a year-round occurrence, water activities like tubing are a popular past time. But while fun, tubing can be dangerous.

09/19/2013

Boaters enjoy a sunny day as they anchor on a sandbar in the Intercostal Waterway in Miami Beach. (Source: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Coast Guard Urges Safety Over Labor Day Weekend

It’s Labor Day weekend and the weather forecast looks pretty nice so that means plenty of South Floridians will be jumping on their boats this weekend which is why the U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters to be careful on the water.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013

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Officials Caution Boaters Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the start of summer and that means thousands of boaters will spend their holiday weekend on the water. That’s why a group of safety officials are urging you to take care of yourself and your family on the seas.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

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Boating Safety Stressed Over Memorial Day Weekend

The weather is clearing up just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Many people will be hitting the water to enjoy the holiday weekend but authorities have stressed that they should keep safety in mind.

05/23/2013

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Coast Guard Preaches Safety On Big Boating Weekend

The Coast Guard would like to encourage boaters to enjoy their Columbus Day weekend on the water safely. Use these tips to stay safe this weekend.

CBS4–10/06/2012

New lightweight lifejackets inflate automatically when you enter the water. (Source: CBS4)

Safety On The Water Top Of Mind This Holiday Weekend

On a busy Labor Day Weekend, Florida Fish and Wildlife took CBS4 out on a boat to talk safety.

CBS Miami–09/01/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Lobster Mini-Season Underway

South Florida boaters and divers are taking to the water in big numbers Wednesday and Thursday as Florida’s highly anticipated lobster mini-season gets underway.

CBS4–07/25/2012

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