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