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Comments Off on Watch how these robotic lifeguards will help save lives in Myrtle Beach this summer | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Watch how these robotic lifeguards will help save lives in Myrtle Beach this summer | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Posted by | March 23, 2018 | Ocean, Open Water Lifeguards

BY MICHAELA BROYLES mbroyles@thesunnews.com

March 20, 2018 12:06 PMUpdated March 20, 2018 04:00 PMIn about a month, the Myrtle Beach Fire Department will have four “robotic lifeguards” to use this summer, which will help prevent people from drowning in the ocean.”Primarily it’s for us to get something out to a potential drowning victim that can help them stay afloat until we can get out there with a swimmer or jet ski,” said Lt. Jonathan Evans with MBFD.The robot is called EMILY, which stands for Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard. They are remote-controlled devices designed to race through heavy surf to get to swimmers in distress very quickly.  Read more…

Source: Watch how these robotic lifeguards will help save lives in Myrtle Beach this summer | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Comments Off on Lifeguards moving off beaches as season comes to an end 

Lifeguards moving off beaches as season comes to an end 

Posted by | September 9, 2016 | Lifeguards, Ocean, Open Water Lifeguards, Water Safety

Comments Off on Swim advisories issued for Oceanfront waters during surf championship | WAVY-TV

Swim advisories issued for Oceanfront waters during surf championship | WAVY-TV

Posted by | August 24, 2016 | Ocean, Ocean Sports, Swimming

The VBDPH issued a swim advisory Wednesday for the Oceanfront amidst the East Coast Surfing Championships.

Source: Swim advisories issued for Oceanfront waters during surf championship | WAVY-TV

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Shark attack: 52-year-old mother of three had bite marks from her shoulder to her pelvis 

Posted by | May 31, 2016 | Ocean, Ocean Sports, Open Water Lifeguards, Water Rescue, Water Rescue Training, Water Safety

She had wounds in a half circle across her torso, teeth marks from her upper right shoulder in the back to her pelvis in front and to the other side of her buttocks in the back.

Source: Shark attack: 52-year-old mother of three had bite marks from her shoulder to her pelvis – The Orange County Register

Comments Off on Report Card Gives Most San Diego Beaches Good Grades | KPBS

Report Card Gives Most San Diego Beaches Good Grades | KPBS

Posted by | May 30, 2016 | Ocean

San Diego gets generally good water quality marks at local beaches, but some familiar trouble spots remain in the latest Heal The Bay Water Quality Report Card.

Source: Report Card Gives Most San Diego Beaches Good Grades | KPBS

Comments Off on Woman bitten by shark while swimming in Vero Beach | WPEC

Woman bitten by shark while swimming in Vero Beach | WPEC

Posted by | May 22, 2016 | Ocean, Swimming

A woman swimming in Vero Beach was bitten by a shark Sunday afternoon.Vero Beach Police identified Mary Marcus, 57, as the shark bite victim.Around noon, Marcus was swimming by herself behind the Costa de’Este Resort when a shark bit her upper thigh, then

Source: Woman bitten by shark while swimming in Vero Beach | WPEC

Comments Off on Olympians Shouldn’t Swim Through Sewage – The New York Times

Olympians Shouldn’t Swim Through Sewage – The New York Times

Posted by | May 10, 2016 | Aquatic Center, Ocean, Ocean Sports, Olympics, Rio, Summer Olympics, USA Swimming, Water Safety

If Brazil can’t clean up its water, the races need to be moved.

Source: Olympians Shouldn’t Swim Through Sewage – The New York Times

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Men’s 10k Full Race Webcast Archive – 2016 Open Water National Championships – YouTube

Posted by | April 27, 2016 | Ocean, Ocean Sports, Swimming, USA Swimming

Comments Off on Humpback Whales Swim Under the Green Glow of the Northern Lights – NBC News

Humpback Whales Swim Under the Green Glow of the Northern Lights – NBC News

Posted by | October 8, 2015 | Ocean

A photographer captured spectacular video of the amazing sight off the coast of Norway while testing out a new camera.

Source: Humpback Whales Swim Under the Green Glow of the Northern Lights – NBC News

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