Boating mishap

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Re: Boating mishap

Post by Brett » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:57 pm

rb85 wrote:As a rule of thumb yes I think your right. Not knowing the circumstances its hard to judge but it makes you question where safety equipment is kept.

These are a great idea that I have considered getting.
http://marinesafetypod.com/about-msp/
http://lifecellmarine.com.au
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rb85 wrote:Did it sink rapidly and they had no time to grab lifejackets and flares. Safety equipment is useless if your not able to reach it in a hurry.
Hope he pulls through.
I didn't think boats could just sink rapidly due to air pockets and the flotation foam etc.?

In saying that, if my boat turned over I don't think I'd have the nuts to swim under and find the life jackets.

If the pic I saw earlier was the actual boat, then it was a small ski boat and the description of a little bow sticking out of the water is how they sit when they sink. I could be wrong though as I cannot find the picture anymore, it was of a ski boat on a trailer at Sorrento boat ramp.



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Re: Boating mishap

Post by smile0784 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:01 am

I saw the pic on the news on the ski boat on trailer at ramp also only looked like about a 4mt boat

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Re: Boating mishap

Post by sandef » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:24 pm

71 yr old has passed away

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Re: Boating mishap

Post by bowl » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:40 pm

No good.
RIP

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Re: Boating mishap

Post by frozenpod » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:54 pm

Boat looked to be the 18ft Haines signature.

Terrible news.

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Re: Boating mishap

Post by smile0784 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:33 pm

Very sad



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Re: Boating mishap

Post by Lightningx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:28 pm

R.I.P

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