Boat rentals on Lake Allatoona save time, money and more money. Just call a marina and say, “I want to rent a boat.” They say, “Okay.” You do the deal and hit the lake in their boat. Heck, yeah.
Boating in Georgia is a year-round activity. That’s why the DNR reminds us about following these winter boating safety precautions.
Deputy Public Affairs Officer for the USACE Lisa Parker released a flood risk statement, due to the potential for flooding from recent rains.
Safe Boating Week — May 16–22, 2015 — was officially declared by Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal, in conjunction with National Safe Boating Week. Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Rangers, along with other state and local agencies, will buckle on their life jackets, get out on the water and work all summer to keep the public safe. Rangers always wear […]
The 2015 Atlanta Boat Show — Georgia’s premier boat exposition — is celebrating its 52nd year as the best place to see and buy boats, gear and accessories. If it’s for boating, you’ll find it at the Atlanta Boat Show! Hundreds of new boats will be on display including: powerboats center consoles ski boats and personal […]
On November 7, 2014, Georgia’s Governor Deal announced that the state of Georgia, the Atlanta Regional Commission and Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority filed lawsuits against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for failure to address long-standing water supply requests in the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) River Basin. The suits were filed in the U.S. District Court […]
Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division Rangers released a recap of Labor Day incidents that took place over the busy Labor Day weekend. Rangers responded to boating incidents and drownings on waterways across the state. They will be shifting their focus to the thousands of hunters who will be entering the woods this hunting season. Labor Day typically marks […]
Five people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Allatoona following the fireworks at Allatoona Yacht Club on Saturday, July 5, 2014, according to Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon with the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division in his final Fourth of July Weekend Boating Incident report for 2014. The last time Independence Day […]
As of July 1, 2014, new boating laws take effect in Georgia regarding mandatory boater education for young people. As of May 15, 2013, legislation required all boats to have personal flotation devices (PFD) for each person on board. Making young people under 13 years old wear a everyone under the age of 13 must wear a U. […]
Tough new boating laws take effect in Georgia on Tuesday, July 1st 2014 For example: All motorized vessel operators born on or after January 1, 1998, must complete a boater education course to legally operate a boat on state waters in Georgia. “In an effort to provide a mechanism for ensuring that Georgia boaters are […]