• Is your boat safe? Boating safety checks can save lives, money

    WASHINGTON — No boater goes out on the water expecting a disaster, but they happen. A stem-to-stern equipment check may save lives and money. Boaters can be ticketed and fined up to $250 in Virginia and up to…

  • Agencies to hold town hall on 2015 Virginia boating season

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach, state and federal agencies are holding a town hall meeting this week on the 2015 recreational boating season. The meeting is set for Wednesday at the Virginia Beach…

  • Md. officials to urge safer boating

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials will be reminding people to be careful on the water. Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Maryland Park Service have scheduled a news conference on Thursday at Sandy Point…

  • Drinking and boating: An illegal, dangerous combination

    Many people think it is not a big deal, but drinking alcohol on a boat can be more dangerous than on dry land.

  • New boating rules come into effect in Va. soon

    There will be new requirements for some Virginia boaters and Jet Skiers starting in just a few weeks.