Boater hurt as vessel slams into sandbar

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A boater suffered serious injuries to his face after his 19-foot boat hit a sandbar in Fire Island Inlet early Wednesday, the Coast Guard said.

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Follow The Buoys

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Jun 24, 2009
 
Red, Right, Return.
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Darn near a Darwin Award winner.

“The '60s was really stupid”

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Was it raining at the time? The water could have been slippery !

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Jun 24, 2009
 
That be no bloody sandbar, you nose breathers. That be my aching back. Hit me's again and you be getting a snoot full of blowhole jiss...
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Jun 24, 2009
 
Boats hitting sandbars is funny stuff to watch
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Jerk...
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Are any of you geniuses aware that the sandbars on the S shore are not stable, they move with the tides & currents depending on the weather. That's why you need to maintain speed as posted in the channels.
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Farm Girl wrote:
Are any of you geniuses aware that the sandbars on the S shore are not stable, they move with the tides & currents depending on the weather. That's why you need to maintain speed as posted in the channels.
And don't go speeding down the the Bush with that Tractor of yours !! LOL
dom

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What'll we do with the drunken sailor?
Wheres the Roadmap

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Jul 26, 2009
 
Don't any of these guys know what a chart is and how to read it? You can't call AAA out there.
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What'll we do with the drunken sailor?
He can always pilot an oil tanker for Exxon...

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Those aren't buoys!

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Jul 27, 2009
 
I guess this guy didn't to enjoy his three hour tour, his three our tour. The weather started getting rough, the tiny ship was tossed. If not for the courage of the fearless crew....
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Wheres the Roadmap wrote:
Don't any of these guys know what a chart is and how to read it? You can't call AAA out there.
Or in this case....AA.
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Just another drunken fool on the water.

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