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Old 16-11-2015, 08:56   #1
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Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

It's a sad day in the local boating community.

http://stthomassource.com/content/ne...ating-accident


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Old 16-11-2015, 10:29   #2
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Re: Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

Always sorry to hear about anyone getting hurt, let alone killed, while boating. Seems to me that more people get killed on dinks than they do on boats.
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Has anyone heard anymore about this. Georgio is married to a friend. I know the kids. Can't find any info regaring this on the net.
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Has anyone heard anymore about this. Georgio is married to a friend. I know the kids. Can't find any info regaring this on the net.

A more recent article. http://m.virginislandsdailynews.com/...rash-1.1971993

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Re: Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

How do I PM you? Do you have ID's of the victims? I will be there right after Turkey.
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Old 17-11-2015, 16:04   #6
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Is this Doug brown from Canada on this line?
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Old 17-11-2015, 18:26   #7
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Re: Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

I'm not Doug Brown. Here is another report.

http://vifreepress.com/2015/11/memor...wn-bay-marina/


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It was Georgio. I'm so sorry for Lisa and the children. My prayers are with you.
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Re: Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

Does anyone have a picture, experience, or reference on what they hit?
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It's a large concrete piling that the cruise ship ties to. The proper term is a dolphin.


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So is it safe to assume alcohol related accident or are they hard to see?
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Re: Fatal dinghy accident Water Island

Given he was the owner of Dingy Bar and Grill, plausible, plus limited visibility at night, must have been a sizable dingy with 5 people on-board on plane.
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