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Perri Marine Sales has give Birth

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/20/2009 10:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

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Recently in the Florida Keys, the standing rigging of a 60’ inspected passenger carrying sailing catamaran failed, causing its rotating wing spar mast to collapse. Evidence suggests that the port shroud parted where it exits a swageless mechanical end fitting located on the upper mast at a common shrouds/stay connection. Although there were a number of passengers onboard at the time there were no resultant injuries.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/18/2009 9:04:09 AM | with 0 comments

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U. S.  Coast Guard Auxiliary Mustang Survival Gear
Perri Marine Sales now carries Mustang Survival Gear, for Auxiliarsts of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/6/2009 11:00:00 AM | with 0 comments

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New New York Life Jacket Law in Effect
New New York Life Jacket Law in Effect The new NY cold-weather-small-vessel-life-jacket-law is now in effect. New York is the first state to require life jackets to be worn on vessels up to 21 feet during the coldest months of the year.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/2/2009 6:32:21 PM | with 0 comments

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If you will be taking your boat out-of-state this winter you may need to consider a few things first to ensure a problem-free boating experience. Following are some general recommendations from the Ohio Division of Watercraft to consider before you get on the road and travel.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 11/2/2009 10:00:00 AM | with 1 comments

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 70th Birthday Washington—Seventy years ago on June 23,1939, Congress chartered the Coast Guard Auxiliary authorizing the Coast Guard to use civilian volunteers to promote boating safety on the nation's waterways. On its 70th anniversary the Auxiliary, "America's Volunteer Guardians", continues the long tradition of helping protect boaters and all Americans. Nationwide 30,000 Auxiliarists assist in safe guarding our harbors and provide boating education and free Vessel Safety Checks to recreational boaters. Since 1996 Congress has authorized the Auxiliary to provide much needed support for most Coast Guard missions.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 10/30/2009 5:44:38 PM | with 0 comments

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The 2010 Cleveland Boat Show will be given a new name.

Posted to Riding the Waves by Bruce L. Perri on 10/27/2009 5:46:21 PM | with 0 comments

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