VIDEO: Safe in the Sound

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It’s late fall, but many recreational boaters in New England and other Northern regions are still on the water. If you go, remember that with lower temperatures come higher risks.

Here’s a video from WTNH-TV in Connecticut with advice about autumn boating on waters such as Long Island Sound:

Here is an article from the United States Search and Rescue Task Force about the effects of cold-water immersion on the human body and ways to prepare for and provide first aid for someone suffering from hypothermia.