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Milligan Charitable Bike Ride Raising Funds for RNLI

In May 2013, Nicholas Milligan’s family was in an horrific boat accident at Padstow Harbor in the UK. His family of 6 were all ejected from a RIB, the unmanned RIB began to circle, he and his daughter Emily were killed, his wife Victoria lost a leg, his son Kit suffered terrible injuries to his […]

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UK Petition to Put Cages on Boat Propellers

Cian Williams, a young boy from North Wales severely injured by a boat propeller last year, and his mother have launched a petition to Sir Dafydd Ellis Thomas in the United Kingdom (UK) to “Put Cages on Boat Propellers”. The petition itself is very brief and to the point, “Put cages on boat propellers.” It […]

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Charlie Hutton’s Brothers Raise Funds for RNLI

Charlie Hutton, 14 of the UK, was killed by a boat propeller off the Isle of Wight in July 2012. His brothers have since been raising fund for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) which came to his rescue. RNLI has been credited with saving over 140,000 lives in its long history. Charlie’s older brothers, […]

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Petition to Make Boat Kill Cord Use Mandatory in UK

Heddon Johnson lost his son, Tristan, to boat propeller accident at the Southamptom boat show in September 2000. His son and others were ejected from an 18 foot RIB in the boat demonstration area, the unmanned boat circled, and his son was struck and killed by the boat’s propeller. The kill cord was not in […]

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New Category Created to Cover Propeller Safety Causes

Over the years we have seen countless “causes” related to recreational boat propeller safety. Among them are: Fund raising for charities (rescue operations, lifeboats, prosthetic charities, amputees, etc.) Pass a Law – big pushes to pass certain laws in the wake of an accident Joey’s Law – families try to pass a law in the […]

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