Coast Guard releases summary of 2022 recreational boating statistics

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 News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
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05/17/2023 02:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — During the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee meeting on May 11, 2023 (NBSAC), the U.S. Coast Guard released a summary of statistics on calendar year 2022 recreational boating incidents, revealing that there were 636 boating fatalities nationwide in 2022, a 3.3 percent decrease from the 658 deaths in 2021.