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Three men ejected and escaped a runaway speedboat in the Circle of Death in Florida. The boat eventually crashes into two docks. Thanks to Daily Mail 12 October 2020 for the coverage.
Moment speedboat veers out of control after 3 men fell overboard
Helicopter footage captures the moment an unmanned speedboat veers out of control and crashes into a dock after three men fell overboard while reportedly doing a photoshoot in Florida. ... See MoreSee Less
They should be fines for not wearing the safety kill switch
Interesting story about horse drawn canal boats / barges in the U.K. being pressured out of business by the woke crowd and by individuals that will not get out of the horse's way. We salute these folks and the vendors still able to keep their horses drawn barges in operation. Post is from the Daily Mail 31 August 2020.
Horse-drawn barge stops trips after clashes with 'snowflake' walkers
Jenny Roberts, who has run river trips on the Iona for the last 35 years says she was forced to close her business after heavy criticism from 'snowflake' canal users near the River Wey in Surrey. ... See MoreSee Less
Another nice safety message about The Leash, a tether to prevent outboard motors that strike submerged objects from breaking off and flipping into bass boats. This one from Brandon Hunter Fishing 19 August 2020. ... See MoreSee Less
Christopher Popo was seriously injured by a boat propeller in Florida back on 29 July 2020. TC Palm ran an update on his status, Mr. Popo died from his injuries on August 9, 2020. He and a friend had been ejected from a fishing boat when it took a turn and he was struck by the propeller.. ... See MoreSee Less