It's Tuesday June 18, 2013
Oriental Boat Show 2012Rotary Club Gets Great Weather and A Crowd of More than 1700
April 19, 2012
Boating to the Boat Show. Carina and Jon Doyle of Raleigh arrived with their three children via boat. They were camping in the area and looking for a bigger boat…. A while after arriving they’d take part in the Coast Guard’s safety demonstration on flare use.Coast Guardsmen gave a demonstration on how to light a flare in an emergency — strike one end against the removable end that serves like a match book. Here, a smoke flare to use during daytime hoursAt the Coast Guard’s flare demonstration, a flare for use at night. It came with a visible lesson in why you would hold a flare out over the water in an emergency: molten magnesium drops periodically from the flare during the three minutes it’s lit. It can melt through a boat’s deck, exacerbating the emergency.Bob Webster of the local Coast Guard Auxiliary which had a fire extinguisher demonstration planned. (The Coast Guard’s own demonstration on flares did not require use of a fire extinguisher.)Down below on “Sosegada” a Caliber brought to the show by Triton Yachts.Capt. John Arliss of Beaufort advertised that he made boat deliveries and boat models. He might even deliver a model….