2013 Recreational Boating Statistics Released


The U.S. Coast Guard recently released recreational boating statistics for 2013. For the year, the Coast Guard reports 4,062 accidents, involving 560 deaths, 2,620 injuries, and approximately $39 million dollars of damage to property. The 2013 statistics, however, do show a reduction in overall number of accidents from the previous year—down 10%. Similarly, the number of deaths in 2013 decreased 14% and the number of injuries decreased 12.7%. For more information, read the complete report here.


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