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What types of vessels are more likely to be involved in a boating accident?

Types Of Vessels

As the United States Coast Guard reported in 2014, the 4,064 recorded recreational boating accidents involved 610 deaths, 2,678 injuries and approximately $39 million in property damage. Open motorboats (47%) were the most common type of watercrafts involved in accidents, followed by personal watercraft (17%) and cabin motorboats (15%), while 8 out of 10 of the boaters who drowned were using vessels of 21 feet in length or smaller.

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