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.