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Boating Safety Messages, Images, & Videos

We pulled a few basic boating safety materials together. We hope these images and videos will assist recreational boaters in becoming more prepared and to make safer choices. Very basic boating safety points include: Take a Boating Safety Course Wear a life jacket when you are on the water Always attach your kill switch lanyard […]

Samantha Maywell / Mermaid Samantha Chick-fil-A Fundraiser

Samantha Maywell worked as Mermaid Samantha at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Spring Hill, Florida prior to Samantha’s 22 August 2013 propeller accident. She and some other mermaids were out enjoying the Gulf of Mexico on a pontoon boat when a wave knocked her over the rail and into the propeller. A series of […]

Mermaid Samantha Maywell of Weeki Wachee Springs Struck by Boat Propeller

Samantha Maywell, 24, known as Mermaid Samantha of Brookswell, Florida was boating with two other Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaids on the Gulf of Mexico about 15 minutes off Hernando Beach on Thursday August 22. Details are still sketchy, but Samantha (Mermaid Samantha)’s left leg was struck by a boat propeller about 4:30 pm. All three […]