Boater hurt as vessel slams into sandbar

Boater hurt as vessel slams into sandbar

There are 15 comments on the Newsday.com story from Jun 24, 2009, titled Boater hurt as vessel slams into sandbar. In it, Newsday.com reports that:

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

Bronx, NY

#1 Jun 24, 2009
Red, Right, Return.
Asleep at the switch

Port Washington, NY

#2 Jun 24, 2009
Darn near a Darwin Award winner.

“The '60s was really stupid”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#3 Jun 24, 2009
Was it raining at the time? The water could have been slippery !

“well BLOW ME, down”

Since: Jun 09

United States

#4 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...
Punch me in the Face

White Plains, NY

#5 Jun 24, 2009
Boats hitting sandbars is funny stuff to watch
Joey

West Babylon, NY

#6 Jun 24, 2009
Jerk...
Farm Girl

AOL

#7 Jul 24, 2009
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.
Banastre Tarleton

Brooklyn, NY

#8 Jul 24, 2009
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

Ocean Springs, MS

#9 Jul 24, 2009
What'll we do with the drunken sailor?
Wheres the Roadmap

Newark, NJ

#10 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.
Brian Fellow

Corinth, ME

#11 Jul 26, 2009
dom wrote:
What'll we do with the drunken sailor?
He can always pilot an oil tanker for Exxon...

“Slappy X. Sanchez, Esq.”

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#12 Jul 26, 2009
Those aren't buoys!

“Rockin' in the Free World”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#13 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....
liner

Bronx, NY

#14 Jul 27, 2009
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.
OhWellSchitHappe ns

Brooklyn, NY

#15 Jul 27, 2009
Just another drunken fool on the water.

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