Just released The U.S. Coast Guard has issued its annual Recreational Boating Statistics for 2018. The new report shows 4,145 accidents involving 633 deaths, 2,511 injuries and about $46 million in damage to property as a result of recreational boating incidents. The fatality rate was 5.3 deaths per 100,000 registered recreational vessels, a figure representing a 3.6 percent decrease from the 2017 rate. Check out the full report and the Lighthouse’s Get Equipped portal for links to previous year’s statistics.
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