Derelict Boats Are Subject of Survey

Derelict Boats Are Subject of Survey

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Derelict boat, California. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Abandoned and derelict boats dot waterways and marshes all along the N.C. coast, in some cases creating hazards to navigation and other safety or environmental problems, but aside from a handful of local regulations in various communities little has been done to address the problem…

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