Recreational Watercraft Accidents, 2014-2018 (1)

 

  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving alcohol use (2) Total Involving alcohol use (2) Injuries Property damage ($ millions)
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
2017 4,291 323 658 118 2,629 46
2018 4,145 309 633 119 2,511 46
(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 Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard.