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Two fishermen from Mayo who spent 12 hours at sea off the north Mayo coast after their boat capsized were not assisted after they released flares; nor did the emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) assist them, a report by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board has found.
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has warned members of the public involved in boating and marine leisure pursuits at all levels of competence and experience that the consumption of alcohol adds to the associated risks.
As family and friends struggle to come to terms with the deaths of two men who drowned off Inisbofin, Co Galway, at the weekend investigations into how the tragedy occurred are continuing.
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board recommended this week that jet skis should be registered with number plates and all users made to undergo training because of a surge in accidents, in a report into the drowning of a 21-year-old man in Lough Mask in May 2007.
An investigation has been launched into the drowning of two fishermen off the north Connemara coast this week.
The Galway sailing and horse racing community have been plunged into a state of shock and grief following the tragic drowning of a Connemara boatsman and the death of a young up-and-coming jockey in a suspected arson attack last weekend.