The Challenge:

In 2016, the Coast Guard counted 4,463 accidents that involved 701 deaths, 2,903 injuries and approximately $49 million dollars of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents.

Our Efforts to promote boating safety:

Safety equipment recall notification

Vessel safety check

National Safe Boating Week promotes safe boating. Similarly, the Safe Boating Campaign promotes boating and life jacket safety nationwide.

Boating courses*

 * We strongly believe that a knowledgeable boater is a safer boater.