Call for prop guards after swimmer’s hand nearly severed


A northern California man’s left hand was partially severed after being struck by an escort boat during the Maui Channel swim last Saturday. There is a call for mandatory propeller guards in the US as in Australia and Singapore, which critics again say slow down a boat’s performance. Read more here on


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