Families of 4 on capsized boat off Fl...

Families of 4 on capsized boat off Fla. say searchers are losin...

There are 3 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Mar 3, 2009, titled Families of 4 on capsized boat off Fla. say searchers are losin.... In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

The father of an NFL player among three men lost at sea says the Coast Guard's hopes are waning of finding survivors off the Florida Gulf Coast.

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CT Luver

Windsor, CT

#1 Mar 3, 2009
I feel badly for these guys--I had a 21 foot boat and sold it after one summer off the coast of Maine--very scary in rough waters. Need a bigger boat for the ocean if you have any desire to go outside of protected waters.
Teetee

United States

#2 Mar 3, 2009
That is so sad.Does the Coast Guard not broadcast weather conditions to alert fishermen at sea that dangerous conditions are likely? Or maybe they did'nt have a weather ban radio,or things just happen so fast they had no time to get to safety.Please do'nt misunderstand me, I am not critizing the Coast Guard,because they are great.I just feel badly for them and there families,and trying to make sense of this tragedy.May God Bless them.
Tim

Ellington, CT

#3 Mar 3, 2009
ESPN will soon air a new angle on the story. How will the deaths of the player will affect their teams' salary caps?

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