Ford Mustang to be raffled in Dylan Darland fundraiser: boy struck by boat propeller

We previously covered the 24 July 2016 Lake Powell propeller accident involving 7 year old Dylan Darland. He’s been receiving tremendous support from the off-road racing community at Fund Raising for Dylan Darland Now, Sanderson Ford, of Glendale, Arizona has ponied up a 2016 Mustang. It’s not just any Mustang, it’s a 2016 ROUSH Stage […]

Fund Raising for Dylan Darland: off-road racers raise the bar

Dylan Darland,7, was boating on Lake Powell Sunday 24 July 2016. He was with his father, Jeff Darland (an off road racer) and Dylan’s brother. Also along was Dylan’s father’s girlfriend, and her son. Just out of Bullfrog Marina, their boat struck something (later thought to have been a sandbar). On impact, all three boys […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fundraisers for People Struck by Boat Propellers

Medical costs for propeller strike injuries can be astronomical. Many struck are young people without insurance. Others are uninsured or have insurance caps that do not cover costs of these magnitudes, prosthetics, etc. In addition to meeting medical costs, several struck were providing for their families, meeting loan and mortgage payments, and face other pressing […]