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17 Aug

Prominent Florida doctor missing boat found off the coast of Sanibel Island:

Chaundre Cross, a Florida oncologist, was last seen Tuesday on his boat called the ‘Vitamin Sea’ A prominent Florida radiation oncologist is missing after the U.S. Coast Guard located his boat off Sanibel Island this week. Chaundre Cross, 49, was last seen Tuesday on his boat, the “Vitamin Sea” — a 33-foot Sea Ray —...

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20 Sep

Boating accidents in Florida spike in 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WWSB) – Florida waters last year were the deadliest for boaters in at least a decade, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Manatee and Sarasota counties were mentioned in the report, reporting the 9th and 10th highest number of accidents, respectively. Art Conforti, an avid boater from...

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16 Aug

Boat collisions; lack of education lead to most accidents

Safe Boating Week May 22-28 is the perfect time to see where the Florida boating public can improve. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released its 2020 Boating Accident Statistical Report on May 7. The report revealed that boaters on Florida waters must do a much better job of keeping safe if they plan […]

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30 Jul

10 Essential Boat Safety Tips

There’s nothing quite like spending the day on your boat with family and friends. Just be sure safety is foremost in your mind. From must-have safety gear to how to safely operate a boat, check out these important boating safety tips: 1. Be prepared with a boat safety kit You can’t always predict an emergency, […]