Powerboat racer fined for negligent operations

Powerboat racer fined for negligent operations
BAY CITY, Mich — The Coast Guard received payment Oct. 13, 2017, from a fine issued to a power boat racer in the amount of $1,000 for negligent operations for transiting at high speeds around a freight ship and failing to observe a ‘No Wake Zone’. Failing to follow posted and published navigation rules can have serious safety consequences that lead to injury or death. The payment was received...