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Recreational Boating Accidents, 2012-2016 (1)

 

  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property damage
($ millions)
2012 4,515 368 651 139 3,000 $38
2013 4,062 305 560 94 2,620 39
2014 4,064 345 610 137 2,678 39
2015 4,158 306 626 122 2,613 42
2016 4,463 350 701 133 2,903 49

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage. Includes U.S. territories and offshore accidents.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL BOATING ACCIDENTS, 2003-2008 (1)
  Accidents  Fatalities    
Year Total Involving alcohol use (2) Total Involving alcohol use (2) Injuries Property damage
 ($ millions)
2003 5,438 362 703 129 3,888 $40
2004 4,904 331 676 124 3,363 35
2005 4,969 402 697 157 3,451 39
2006 4,967 403 710 148 3,474 44
2007 5,191 421 685 157 3,673 53
2008 4,789 387 709 153 3,331 54

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL BOATING ACCIDENTS, 2005-2009 (1)
  Accidents  Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property damage
 ($ millions)
2005 4,969 402 697 157 3,451 $39
2006 4,967 403 710 148 3,474 44
2007 5,191 421 685 157 3,673 53
2008 4,789 387 709 153 3,331 54
2009 4,730 308 736 120 3,358 36

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL BOATING ACCIDENTS, 2006-2010 (1)
  Accidents  Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property damage
 ($ millions)
2006 4,967 403 710 148 3,474 $44
2007 5,191 421 685 157 3,673 53
2008 4,789 387 709 153 3,331 54
2009 4,730 308 736 120 3,358 36
2010 4,604 330 672 126 3,153 36

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL BOATING ACCIDENTS, 2007-2011 (1)
  Accidents  Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property damage
 ($ millions)
2007 5,191 421 685 157 3,673 $53
2008 4,789 387 709 153 3,331 54
2009 4,730 397 736 165 3,358 36
2010 4,604 395 672 154 3,153 36
2011 4,588 361 758 149 3,081 52

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL WATERCRAFT ACCIDENTS, 2009-2013 (1)
  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property damage
($ millions)
2009 4,730 397 736 165 3,358 $36
2010 4,604 395 672 154 3,153 36
2011 4,588 361 758 149 3,081 52
2012 4,515 368 651 140 3,000 38
2013 4,062 305 560 94 2,620 39

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage. Includes watercraft such as motorboats and sailboats and other vessels such as jet skis.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
RECREATIONAL WATERCRAFT ACCIDENTS, 2010-2014 (1)
  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Total Involving
alcohol use (2)
Injuries Property
damage
($ millions)
2010 4,604 395 672 154 3,153 $36
2011 4,588 361 758 149 3,081 52
2012 4,515 368 651 140 3,000 38
2013 4,062 305 560 94 2,620 39
2014 4,064 345 610 137 2,678 39

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.

 
Recreational Watercraft Accidents, 2011-2015 (1)
  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving alcohol
use (2)
Total Involving alcohol
use (2)
Injuries Property damage
($ millions)
2011 4,588 361 758 149 3,081 $52
2012 4,515 368 651 139 3,000 38
2013 4,062 305 560 94 2,620 39
2014 4,064 345 610 137 2,678 39
2015 4,158 306 626 122 2,613 42

(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage.
(2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard.