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July 11, 2010 2:06 PM

Pensacola Bay sees boating lifestyle suffer in face of oil spill

While shrimpers and charter captains watch their livelihoods wither away during the oil crisis, Gulf residents who spend leisure time on the water also face a lifestyle under siege. Booms block popular harbors and inlets, marine dealers warn submerged oil can ruin motors and more weekend sailors and anglers are deciding the navigational headaches aren't worth pursuing even their favorite pastimes.

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