Popular Fort Lauderdale Food Boat Sinks
A Fort Lauderdale food boat capsized while workers were aboard on Sunday.
WSVN.com reports that Jay’s Sandbar Foodboat was located in the area of the 1800 block of Southeast Seventh Street before it capsized.
SINKING SITUATION – The owner of Jay’s Sandbar Foodboat, a longtime Fort Lauderdale staple, said he is devastated after the vessel capsized and went under. In a Facebook post, he wrote, “We will rebuild.” https://t.co/zM1viKj5QM
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn)
May 8, 2022
Apparently, the boat began to sink after a stabilizer pontoon failed. The report says that people were working aboard the boat at the time he began to sink. But despite the danger, all workers safely exited the vessel and no one was hurt.
In a Facebook post owner Seve Depardon “It could have been much, much worse. My crew is more important than anything; they stuck by me for 3 years. It was never easy, but we enjoyed you guys. We will rebuild.”
Depardon has been working the vote on the weekends for about a decade.
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