"Even though this action seems like a horrible pre-April fools joke, it is very serious," said Phil Keeter, MRAA president, in a statement. "Because essentially all the waters and waterways of our country are considered navigable in the US law, this ruling declares recreational boating, water skiing, fishing, waterfowl hunting, and fishing tournaments to be illegal and the public subject to jail sentences for recreating with their families."(source)If you think waterfront property is expensive now...
Landing the Big One
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
American Scribbles points out an odd legal decision in his post Got That Sinking Feeling? in which the court appears to whack the recreational boating industry, perhaps by accident.