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Old 28 August 2010, 23:30   #21
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Leave the kill cord connected to you. That way if you're not at the controls, then engine will be off. Easy!
I know that's the best logic but as polwart said, I'm often about the boat, especially when wakeboarding. Sometimes I dart to the back of the boat to lift the tow line, or grab a jacket before it blows overboard etc. Always an excuse I suppose.
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Old 29 August 2010, 10:58   #22
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It looks like the the kill cord was found wrapped around the steering column, there is some more info here:

http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-...15708275?f=rss
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Old 29 August 2010, 11:04   #23
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It looks like the the kill cord was found wrapped around the steering column, there is some more info here:

http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-...15708275?f=rss
So maybe he was wearing a kill chord.
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Old 29 August 2010, 11:35   #24
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We were at Pentewan last week and watched this whole thing happen as we were coming in they were going out with the ringo being held by some people in the water behind the boat then the engine was started completely out of the water and reved up three or four times before being lowered into the water.Then the Dory went out at full speed to were we had just been just minutes earlier (tide half way in calm sea) 2 mins later a man came running up to us yelling "the boy has fell out" and we seen the boat spinning round in circles for 5 mins before hitting the rocks and stopping shortly afterwards then a red inflatable brought the two people in 20 seconds later. Hope they are both ok.
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We were at Pentewan last week and watched this whole thing happen as we were coming in they were going out with the ringo being held by some people in the water behind the boat then the engine was started completely out of the water and reved up three or four times before being lowered into the water.Then the Dory went out at full speed to were we had just been just minutes earlier (tide half way in calm sea) 2 mins later a man came running up to us yelling "the boy has fell out" and we seen the boat spinning round in circles for 5 mins before hitting the rocks and stopping shortly afterwards then a red inflatable brought the two people in 20 seconds later. Hope they are both ok.
Are you saying that they were behaving like idiots?
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well the engine was started out the water,what is something i would not do
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well the engine was started out the water,what is something i would not do
That can happen by mistake. How would judge their actions after they'd set off?
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i got back from pentewan friday,i left before it happened but i did see the boat clowning around the day before very close to the bhouys that mark out the bathing area,i hate to think if headed towards the youngsters swimming,i will be going back next year but i would imagine the site would bring in some safety issues
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i got back from pentewan friday,i left before it happened but i did see the boat clowning around the day before very close to the bhouys that mark out the bathing area,i hate to think if headed towards the youngsters swimming,i will be going back next year but i would imagine the site would bring in some safety issues
I agree,i did not even have to show my insurance,but was told to get a sticker from reception, The beach hut asked if i had a blue sticker which i did not but he said next time show me your insurance.I love the place and will go back next year.
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