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Lawrence E. “Larry” Thibault Obituary

We just became aware of the passing of Dr. Lawrence “Larry” Thibault back on September 10, 2011. He was well know as a biomechanics expert witness for the plaintiffs in propeller strike cases. Dr. Thibault, a former Chairman of the School of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and founded Biomechanics, Inc. at Exton Pennsylvania. […]

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Michigan Boating Industries Association Shocked by Misguided USCG Ad Campaign

On May 11, 2011, the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) released a press release titled, Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) Shocked by USCG Misguided and Damaging Advertising Campaign. The press release reports they will soon be contacting member of Congress to share their “outrage.” USCG is misguided, the boating has a strong safety record that […]

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USCG Releases Recreational Boating Statistics 2010

We noticed the U.S. Coast Guard released their annual boating accident statistics report a little over a week ago while we were still engaged in trying to move to our new PropellerSafety.com website. The total fatality count for 2010 was 672 deaths (vs. 736 in 2009). USCG reported 179 propeller accidents and 27 propeller fatalities […]

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Propeller Guard Information Center Launches PropellerSafety.com Today

To those not familiar with us, we are an advocate for recreational boat propeller safety and cover all aspects of recreational boat propeller accidents, propeller guards, and other propeller safety devices. After months of work, today (20 June 2011), we launched PropellerSafety.com . We updated the content previously on our Propeller Guard Information Center site, […]

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Propeller Safety & Propeller Guard News Prior to June 2011

Propeller Safety & Propeller Guard Events, Meetings, and Major Developments Prior to June 2011 when we moved to our new format. 26 Jan 2011 – we received a note from ABYC yesterday on the upcoming Propeller Injury Accident Mitigation Workshop at the Miami International Boat Show on February 17, 2011 from 4pm to 5:25pm. Their […]

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