Preliminary Report Indicates Boat May Have Been Top Heavy In Oyster Bay TragedySeventeen adults and 10 children were aboard the 34-foot-long vessel, named Kandi Won, to watch Independence Day fireworks off Long Island when the boat overturned and sank near Oyster Bay.
In Wake Of Oyster Bay Tragedy, Schumer Calls For Posting More Boat Capacities"In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,'' U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.

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