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Eventually, employees from a nearby marine company reached him by skiff and pulled him out, police said.
After breakfast the expedition leader, Chris Mata, discussed planned afternoon skiff tours around the Iguana Island wildlife refuge.
The area, popular with fisherman, contains a long reef with marked passages Krupinski’s heavily damaged skiff capsized and his body was located by other fisherman.
The dominant figure of Alexander Kerensky, a popular young lawyer, bestrode these days like a man with one foot on a dock and the other on a leaky skiff.
In the middle, there was an old wooden skiff, wrapped in fiberglass, with two fishermen throwing casting nets and pulling in mullet.
Technically classified an amphibious dock landing ship, the Ashland has its own engineering department, a gym where service men and women pump iron, a small fleet of skiffs and motor boats, and a helicopter pad.
The wooden boats competed in skiff, workboat, lugger, trawler, runabout, sailboat and cruiser classes.
Then Brenneise had a flotilla of fishing boats, kayaks, canoes and flat-bottomed skiffs which, over the next six days, rescued hundreds of people and animals.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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