Boaters need to obey basic marine rules

'I see it every day, where boaters race just about up to the dock'

I would like to know why boaters that put their boats into the water at the public ramp, do not obey the basic MARINE RULE.

What rule? Well, when they leave, within 50m of shore or less they are already on full throttle.

Do they not know that they have to go slow, until they pass these white buoys?

Also racing in front of the shoreline of the lagoon. Are they so ignorant of the fact that their wake erodes the shoreline?

Why are those white buoys out there? To slow you down, to protect the shore.

I see it every day, where boaters race just about up to the dock.

Today, Saturday, day of the dragon boat races, some boaters are so ignorant that there are slow crafts in the water and can not escape the wake that now runs to the south.

I heard the announcer say be aware of the wake to the dragon boaters. It should have been the other way round.

G. Trubenbach