[PREMIUM CONTENT] Airboat Tours in the Choctawhatchee Bay and River Stir Up Opposition

SOMEWHAT NEW to south Walton County and now stirring controversy are airboats. Florida statutes define “airboat” as “a vessel that is primarily designed for use in shallow waters and powered by an internal combustion engine with an airplane-type propeller mounted above the stern and used to push air across a set of rudders.”
By DOTTY NIST In the face of recent complaints from residents, county officials are presented with challenges in regulating airboats. Sidney Noyes, county attorney, has received
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