Yesterday night, at approximately 7:22 p.m., two boats, one with seven abroad and the other with one, collided by Bear Cut Bridge. It is reported four people were transported to the hospital: a woman with a leg injury, a man with an abdominal injury, a man with a leg injury, and another person with non-life-threatening injuries. A 33-year-old from one of the boats is believed to have gone overboard, prompting a recovery mission with more than 18 divers searching multiple […]
Cruising has long been a desirable and affordable mode of vacation for millions every year, however, following the COVID-19 pandemic cruising became a hotbed for infection. This article will discuss what happened to the cruise lines early in the pandemic, how the industry responded to the shut down, and where the future of cruising may be headed for the industry and passengers.
How did we get here?
Almost a year ago, December 2019, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19) is first […]
A tragic boating accident on the Alafia River near Tampa took the life of young Jasina Campell. Campell of Riverview, Florida and her friend were tubing on May 17, 2020 enjoying a day of fun on the Alafia River. It is reported that at some point in the day, Andrew Joseph Miltner drove his Yamaha WaveRunner into the tube the girl was riding. A boat was pulling the tube. Campell was killed at the scene, her body later recovered by […]
A boat with 21 people on board exploded just before 2 p.m. on Thursday while on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, injuring 13 of the occupants. Several explosions were reported. The passengers sustained injuries ranging from first to third degree burns. Seven people were transported to Broward Health, including two in critical condition.
At the time of the explosion, the boat was outbound on the New River headed toward the intercoastal. NBC 6 reports the boat was being used for […]
Tragedy struck a Florida high school student and her father in August in the Poquito Bayou, a small community in Okaloosa County, Florida. The girl and her father were riding on a personal watercraft on Saturday, August 15, 2020, when another personal watercraft ran into them, propelling them and their vehicle into the air. The […]