As a part of the Florida life style residents enjoy their days of water activities, water sports , waverunner ,snorkeling, water ski and wakeboarding, tubes and banana boat rides.
Castellanos was part of a 12-man group that left Black Point Marina last July 2007 for Elliot Key. While the group was returning to the marina, Castellanos fell overboard of the boat. The Coast Guard searched for him all night and day with boats and helicopters. He may have collided with the vessel and once you had been knocked and unconscious is the minute that you're unfortunately going to drown.
In memory of this youg former lifeguard ,Miami- Dade Parks are hosting a boating safety awarenss day on Sunday, August 31,2008- from 6 AM to Noon at Black Point Marina- Cutler Bay 24775 SW 87 Avenue.
The purpose of the event is to remind boaters and water sports fans of the importance of safety out at sea along with the maritime rules and regulations. Boaters are not only responsible for their own lives but for other boaters who as a part of their lifestyle go boating and sailing every weekend with their family and kids. Since Labor Day weekend is a very busy one for boaters their object is target them and their passengers before they launch and be reminded that everyone on a vessel is expected to behave responsibly .
Mark your calendar for this important event on Sunday, August 31,2008- from 6 AM to Noon at Black Point Marina- Cutler Bay 24775 SW 87 Avenue. Phone 305-258-4092.