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.