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Boating Safety

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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Diving & Boating Safety Stressed Ahead Of Lobster Mini-Season

It’s time to melt some butter and grab your lobster bib. It’s nearly time for Florida’s annual lobster mini-season which means your office may be a bit short of staff for the next couple of days.

CBS4–07/24/2012

Medical and safety boats surround Page Motorsports, after it rolled over Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, during the second of three race days at the Key West World Championship. (Courtesy: Rodrick Cox/Super Boat International/HO)

Boating Safety Stressed Over Weekend, July 4th Holiday

With the combination of hot weather and clear sunny skies, this weekend and the Fourth of July holiday are certain to bring out the boaters.

CBS4–06/28/2012

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

BSO, FWC Stress Boating Safety Over Memorial Day Weekend

The weather is clearing up just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Many people will be hitting the roads and water to enjoy the holiday weekend but authorities want you to remember to put safety first.

CBS4–05/25/2012

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