Safety comes first, seasoned LI boaters say
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AJ Pellati, a gas station attendant at Seaborn Marina in Bay Shore, said in his three years there he has seen a few close calls, with inexperienced boaters nearly crashing into the dock or other boats.
"When people come to fill up, you can just tell by the way they drive -- they come in sideways or go full speed into the side of the dock," Pellati, 18, of West Islip, said Saturday. "When I...