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Law would require boating safety training

Memorial Day on Saratoga Lake
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Memorial Day on Saratoga Lake
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It was a beautiful Memorial Day, and boaters flocked to the water for their first trip of the year. For some of them, it was one of their first trips ever, and they roared off confidently without a single safety course. They confessed later that they didn’t know what the colors meant on the buoys and said they’d figured out how to run their boats through trial and error. That could change this year. The ...

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May 28, 2013
9:31 a.m.

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Excellent Idea! Saratoga Lake is probably the best example I have seen of people who should take a course in boating safety.