June 6, 2018Read More
Tag Archive Boating Under the Influence
Month: June 2018
Boating Under the Influence...
Most of us are familiar with the term DUI, which stands for “driving under the influence (of drugs or alcohol).” Nautical aficionados usually know about the corollary BUI—boating under the influence. The United States Coast Guard reports a sobering fact: alcohol use is the leading contributing factor in fatal boating accidents, causing 15 per [...]
Sail into Jail: How Florida...
It is spring break, and you grab some of your college friends and head out to sea. Luckily, you have your boater's license. You each drink a couple of beers and are enjoying the Florida sun when, suddenly, you see those dreaded flashing lights behind you; you have been pulled over. Yes, law enforcement can pull you over on the water too for a BUI! [...]
May 19, 2017Read More