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Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by Cruz, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. Cruz

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    Witnessed by a friend this afternoon, not their video. As of the time my friend spoke with police there were four counts of BUI with more to come. He apparently sped out of the marina full-throttle, hit a boat and came back and hit the Tiara.
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    Disgusting.
  3. YachtForums

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    No words can express the level of stupidity.
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    Unbelievable. Not the level of stupidity, the level of alcohol........unbelievable and luckily nobody was killed.
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    Maybe it will be his bottom. Maybe he's got more to go. Just hope he doesn't take anyone with him.
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    No way that behavior should get anything but the throwing of the proverbial Book at him. I hope 4 BUI's do the trick. Horrific.
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    That was also my first thought, but in the video the helmsman seems to be very stable on his legs, with zero difficulties to move around.
    My impression is that he doesn't have a clue about how a boat reacts to frantic throttles movements, and just keeps trying everything and its opposite.
    Scary indeed.
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    Man, these Covid 19 restrictions are boring, think I'll buy a boat.
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    Not to me, and unfortunately I know what I'm talking about.
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    Actually it looks in this video like he's aiming for the Tiara. So I'll give him a 9.5 for execution.:rolleyes: Wonder is the girl on the aft deck still admits to knowing him.
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    Sometimes there's more to the story......
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    That's just the impression I got from the first video that was linked, but what do I know...?
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    Examples?
    The aft deck bikini was distracting him?
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    I was being facetious. There is always more to the story.
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    What else is there to add? Guy got plastered, played bumper boats, got 4 BUI charges.
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    I'm confused;
    4 BUI charges. How do you get 4 BUI charges at the same arrest?
    He got drunk 4 times? He hit 4 boats? 4 video recordings? 4 times the intoxicating limit?
    Or just 4 times more stupid as the average drunkard?
    Say if John Smith was pulled over for running over my trash can, after visiting 4 bars, does he get 4 DUI tickets?
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    "According to Sarasota Police, the man driving the boat was arrested and charged with three counts of boating while under the influence with property damages."

    "Sarasota police arrested Brendan Sheridan, 32, on four counts of boating while under the influence with property damages."

    The other article in this post says 4. I don't know how you arrive at 4, I'm not the police officer that wrote the tickets, unless they can charge him for each piece of property or yacht he hit and it's a different charge than a typical BUI (where he didn't damage anything.

    The moral of the story, and what I was attempting to say, was there was nothing logical that anyone on this forum could add to the thread at this point in time. Everything's been posted and everythings been said.

    Ahhhhh found it here, this law must be fairly new:
    "BUI with Property Damage The aforementioned criminal penalties govern BUI charges when there was no property damage, serious injury to another person, or death of another. Florida law imposes stiffer criminal penalties when property damage occurs."

    https://www.thehoffmanfirm.net/dui-...riminal penalties when property damage occurs.