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Old 10-23-2006, 02:25 PM
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I think part of the problem is we don't think it can happen to "us". It happens in a blink of an eye and unfortunatly it can be tragic. Especially in a group of boats.

Even in "fun runs", someone should be in charge, and anyone refusing to wear at least a lanyard should be asked to leave.
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Old 10-23-2006, 04:16 PM
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Most people didn't know of this occurence (myself included) as this is traditionally a Haddam to Hartford run . If it happened on that stretch I would have known about it . The first I heard of it was your repost of Jims' post .
We encourage all to wear vests , you're right it should be no big deal .
Two thumbs up to all who helped in the rescue !!
That's what I am starting to gather.

Amazing though!

Usually something like that happens, word spreads very quickly....

I have done the run in the past. Really enjoyed myself as well.

But it is a day where people are just at an unofficial meet to go boating together. This way, everyone is responsible for themselves...

I just hope in the future that people take life vests more seriously...

Had no one been there to pluck them out in time, they could have ended up dead....
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Old 10-28-2006, 11:51 AM
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AND the lanyard too, no excuse for it (at any time). Had that boat been at speed, it's basically an unguided missle looking for trouble and a future payday for a laywer.
Indy , yep vest & lanyard
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