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Recreational boaters become first responders to auto accident

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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Cold weather boating requires extra caution, preparation

Thursday, February 02, 2012

WASHINGTON – While the majority of boaters in colder parts of the country have winterized their boats or put them into storage until spring, many still rely on their vessels for hunting, fishing or necessary transportation in cold weather, substantially increasing their risk of a deadly accident. Extra caution and preparation should be taken before heading out on the water in winter.  Read Full Story

USCG Auxiliary: Cold weather boating requires extra caution, preparation

Friday, January 20, 2012

WASHINGTON – While the majority of boaters in colder parts of the country have winterized their boats or put them into storage until spring, many still rely on their vessels for hunting, fishing or necessary transportation in cold weather, substantially increasing their risk of a deadly accident. Extra caution and preparation should be taken before heading out on the water in winter.  Read Full Story

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