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07/06/19 10:23am
07/06/2019 10:23 AM

A Greenport man safely swam to shore after a wave rocked his 17-foot boat, tossing him into the water and leaving the boat circling unmanned in Southold Bay near Crescent Beach, according to Southold Town police. (more…)

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02/14/19 5:57am
02/14/2019 5:57 AM

As technology evolves, so does the way distressed boaters seek help.

In lieu of traditional VHF radios, boaters frequently turn to dialing 911 when an emergency arises, especially when close to shore where a cell signal is still strong. That has, at times, led to poor communication between different departments coordinating a rescue and delayed notification to the U.S. Coast Guard, according to Joe Frohnhoefer III, CEO of Sea Tow, based in Southold. READ