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Old 01-13-2006, 07:32 PM
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Authorities search for missing boater
By Andrew Marra

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Friday, January 13, 2006

The Coast Guard was searching this evening for an Atlantis developer who vanished from his boat on his way home from the Bahamas.

James Trindade, 54, was reported missing Thursday night after friends journeying home with him in separate boats realized he never made it back to Palm Beach County.

The U.S. Coast Guard launched a search and discovered Trindade's 38-foot Donzi early Friday morning circling in the water 38 miles east of St. Lucie County. No one was on board.

A salvage crew took the boat to the Coast Guard's Fort Pierce station. Search crews continued scouring the waters Friday afternoon and evening, according to a Coast Guard spokeswoman.

"We're still out there searching," Coast Guard Petty Officer Gretchen Eddy said. "Right now we're still hoping to find him."
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No lanyard...............
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Doesn't sound good
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that sound like the deal, bummer. hope they find him but it dont look good
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Man can you imagine that?? thrown in the sea in the middle of nowhere and the Boat idling away from you. Hope somehow it ends well!!
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from what I heard on the news down here, he was having boat trouble, how he got away from his boat, I do not know, I'll watch the news at 10, and let you know.
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no doubt i'll be puttin kill tethers on my cig when the blower motors go in. seeing dlaw get tossed out and now this
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Probably Stopped To Take A leak And Got Tossed Off With The Boat In Gear And Thats All She Wrote
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Probably Stopped To Take A leak And Got Tossed Off With The Boat In Gear And Thats All She Wrote
I actually heard a amazing statistic regarding the percentage of missing boaters that are eventually found deceased with their fly open.

Like they used to say at the end of roll call on Hill Street Blues "Hey ... let's be careful out there!"
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Anyone else remember the Texas Baja a few years ago?
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