Dave Ash demonstrates the tide-status app that could help keep boaters safer from major tide swings. Image by Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Father of Boat Crash Victim Launches Campaign on Tide Awareness

The tide swings on some Chesapeake Bay waterways can be drastic. What could be sufficient water depth yesterday may be a sandbar today. On the Corsica River, a 23-year-old boater lost her life when the 17-footer she was riding in ran hard aground. Bay Bulletin reported on the tragedy in 2020. As Cheryl Costello reports from Queen Anne’s County, the victim’s family has launched a pilot program urging boaters to check the tides before they go out. Watch below: