Here's a quick lesson for all boaters on the importance of paying attention while driving.

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Here's Blair just minding his own business in the Bohemia river on this fine Saturday afternoon.
Here's Alicia, Paul, Nick, and Melissa enjoying my swim platform.
And now to the point of this page. This is what happens when you run over a buoy.
The chain holding this thing down got wrapped around Scott's outdrive. Blair had to jump in the muddy water to get it untangled.
Here's a nice close up. After Blair got things untangled, Paul looped the chain with a boat hook, and we dragged it back out to about where we thought it should be.