Blog Editor’s Note: Mario Vittone is a widely recognized maritime survival expert, long time AFRAS member and has served on our board.

A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew rescues a distressed boater from an overturned vessel in Fire Island Inlet, October 11, 2016. Coast Guard and local partner agency crews are still searching for a missing person in the vicinity of Fire Island Inlet, New York. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island)

Staying With The Boat And Other Safety Myths