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On our last vacation in India we managed to visit the beaches at Goa as well as Chennai. There was a huge difference in the lifeguad / beach patrol services at both places.
In Goa they patrol the beaches in jeeps equipped with surf boards and other life saving necessities. The lifeguards themselves wear sea-worthy wet uniforms. They do seem more prepared for an emergency. Of course non of that is of any help if the guy has fallen asleep under one of the palm trees at Anjuna or Vagator.
In Chennai, I like the idea of moving around on these smaller ATVs. Comes in very handy during the very crowded weekends. However, these guys are not really dressed for the job and will need to call for help in case of an emergency.
What do you think is the best option for these beach patrols?
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