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5 Boating Safety Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore

5 Boating Safety Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

[font_awesome link=”” icon=”bolt” color=”000″ size=”16px” margin_right=”” margin_left=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=””]In South Florida, we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy great boating weather year-round. And just like so many other…

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Multiple cruise ship accidents in Florida on the same ship line

Multiple cruise ship accidents in Florida on the same ship line 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida cruise ship has been in the news multiple times in the past few months. Each of the news stories involved cruise ship accidents that are reportedly unrelated to…

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2 women injured in Florida airboat crash

2 women injured in Florida airboat crash 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Two women were injured when their airboats collided in the Everglades in western Broward County on Feb. 3. The accident occurred around 1 p.m., according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office…

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Boat operators can reduce the risk of boating accidents

Boat operators can reduce the risk of boating accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On Memorial Day, the Florida waterways hosted thousands of people who were looking to spend a fun day with family and friends. However, what many do not think about is…

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Parasailing in Florida may soon be subject to legislation

Parasailing in Florida may soon be subject to legislation 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

After several deaths and serious accidents in recent seasons, parasailing is closer to becoming a regulated industry in Florida, as the Senate has approved a bill that would make companies…

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Boy dies from boating accident after leg is struck in propeller

Boy dies from boating accident after leg is struck in propeller 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many Florida residents enjoy a hot summer day boating on a nearby lake or ocean. However, water and boats can sometimes combine to create deadly conditions. Sadly, this was the…

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Cruise Passenger Missing When Ship Docks in Florida

Cruise Passenger Missing When Ship Docks in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Canadian woman is believed to have re-boarded the Celebration Cruise Line ship in the Bahamas, but disappeared sometime before it arrived in Palm Beach. The Federal Bureau of Investigation…

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Woman Dies in Fatal Cruise Ship Accident

Woman Dies in Fatal Cruise Ship Accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Massachusetts woman died onboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship this week. The fatal accident occurred when the 47 year-old woman fell down a flight of stairs and struck her…

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Accident Shines a Spotlight on Cruise Safety

Accident Shines a Spotlight on Cruise Safety 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In the wake of the Costa Concordia disaster, many people are taking a long hard look at cruise ship safety. For many cruise line employees, the mistakes and chaos that…

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Boating accidents and drowning risk high among young adults

Boating accidents and drowning risk high among young adults 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

All across the country, state and city officials are reducing the number of lifeguards at pools and open water sites. A recent spate of drowning deaths and boating accidents has…

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Family turns grief into water safety campaign (concl.)

Family turns grief into water safety campaign (concl.) 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In our last post, we were talking about a family that lost a father and a 7-year-old son in a boating accident. Even though the accident didn’t happen in Florida,…

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After accident, family turns grief into water safety campaign

After accident, family turns grief into water safety campaign 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A year ago, an outing on the 14-foot family boat turned deadly when a storm came up. A father and his 8-year-old son didn’t return that day. First, their life…

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