Lake George Kayak Accident


There has been quite a bit of interest lately in a court case regarding a fatal kayak accident on Lake George N.Y.  last summer. It all stems from an incident where a power boat was involved in a collision with a kayak resulting in the death of the kayaker. The incident has drawn considerable attention because,  according to news reports , Town Justice Robert McNally found that the kayak was not considered a “sailing” vessel under state law, so the operator of the power boat was not required to yield the right of way to it.

For discussion of the situation and what it means see the NACK Long Island Sea Kayak Message Board

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  1. This article points out how vulnerable we all are around power boats. I posted on the NACK Sea Kayak Message Board.

    Hal M



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