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October 31, 2013
Today is the deadline for Abu Dhabi's jet ski rental shops to register their fleets- those who flout the rules face a fine of Dh1,000 for the first offence.
October 28, 2013
Sharjah Municipality issues the new guidelines for all new properties in the emirate.
September 5, 2013
A woman from a Gulf country who was seriously injured in a jet ski accident last month has died.
June 20, 2013
Mamzar Beach Park and Jumeirah Open Beach will both soon be flying blue flags as a symbol of their excellence.
June 19, 2013
Stanley Wekesa, 32, drowned after getting into trouble off Jumeirah Open Beach last Monday.
June 18, 2013
The 22-month-old had strayed from his family's beach-front home and was in a critical condition when he was first admitted.
June 11, 2013
The African man was dragged from sea after almost drowning at Jumeirah Open Beach.
June 11, 2013
The Pakistani victim was swimming with two friends when they were swept away - his friends were rescued.
June 10, 2013
The ban will be in place throughout the summer and possibly longer and comes after four people drown in Sharjah so far this year.
June 10, 2013
The regulations are aimed at ensuring a safe environment for all water-users in the UAE.
June 9, 2013
A Pakistani man is still missing after two of his colleagues were rescued along the Al Khan beach in Sharjah.
June 7, 2013
Residents on a luxury island development have called for tougher action to enforce rules banning jet skis and motorboats from racing through manmade waterways.
May 27, 2013
Two men from Kerala died after they were swept away by strong currents off Jumeirah Open Beach.
May 12, 2013
A planned blanket ban on outboard motors that cause pollution could be scrapped as new recommendations are being made to the National Transport Authority.