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VIDEO: Safe in the Sound

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.