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BREAKING: Coast Guard searching for missing sailor, boat in Perdido Bay – WKRG

June 25, 2019
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) A sailor missing in Perdido Bay was seen on a sinking boat before he disappeared, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard. Coast Guard crews will resume their search for the missing man and his boat early Tuesday morning.
Source: BREAKING: Coast Guard searching for missing sailor, boat in Perdido Bay – WKRG
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Flying boat gives beach visitors a unique experience | WEAR

June 17, 2019
NAVARRE, Fla. (WEAR) — It's an experience that's similar to parasailing, yet the pilot and the boat are in the air with you. Fly the Boat flights give passengers the thrill of seeing the Gulf from a bird's eye view. "Most of my flights, they'll be sitting on the beach and they'll watch me fly over and be like, ‘I want to do that,’" Pilot Jeff Bell said.
Source: Flying boat gives beach visitors a unique experience | WEAR
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New details: Investigators call Fairhope drowning an accident

June 11, 2019
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) -- 54-year-old Paul Pugh of Lincoln, AL lost his life Sunday after falling off a sailboat near the Fairhope Pier in what investigators are calling an accident. The 34-foot sailboat was on its way to dock at Fairhope Pier and was about 100 feet away when investigators say Pugh lost his balance, fell into the water and began to tread water.
Source: New details: Investigators call Fairhope drowning an accident
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Orange Beach Wind and Water Learning Center offers Youth Summer Sailing classes | fox10tv.com

June 06, 2019
For those of you parents looking to kid your kids outside this summer, you’re in luck. Orange Beach’s Wind and Water Learning Center kicked off its annual Youth Summer Sail Camp this week. This year there’s a new beginners class, teaching kids 6 and up how to sail.
Source: Orange Beach Wind and Water Learning Center offers Youth Summer Sailing classes | News | fox10tv.com
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Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, June 1–9 | Outdoor Alabama

May 28, 2019
National Fishing and Boating Week celebrates two of America’s favorite outdoor activities by highlighting some of the many fishing and boating opportunities available across the country during the first full week of June each year. The weeklong recognition was started by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing program and coincides with most states’ free fishing days.
Source: Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, June 1–9 | Outdoor Alabama
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Alabama State Troopers encourage safe boating over holiday weekend | fox10tv.com

May 23, 2019
This weekend, thousands of folks will be hitting Alabama’s beaches and waterways. As the Memorial Day holiday kicks off summer, boaters will be out in force and one of the busiest areas will be Orange Beach around Cotton Bayou. The state recently expanded the No-Wake Zone there for safety reasons.
Source: Alabama State Troopers encourage safe boating over holiday weekend | News | fox10tv.com
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Boggy Point Boat Ramp in Orange Beach Reopens

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division (MRD) will reopen the Boggy Point Boat Ramp on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 8 a.m. The boat ramp is located at the end of Marina Road in Orange Beach, Ala. MRD temporarily closed the ramp for renovations on March 18, 2019. The completed renovations include the replacement of all piers with new piles, new decking with composite nonslip material and the repair of paver depressions. The parking spaces were also restriped.
Source: Boggy Point Boat Ramp in Orange Beach Reopens

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