Boating Safety News

United States Coast Guard | Boating Safety


Beacon News

Beacon Alerts

  • Spring 2021 issue of the Boating Safety Circular now available
  • NEW LAW REQUIRING USE OF ENGINE CUT-OFF SWITCHES

Regulations

2019 Recreational Boating Statistics

In 2019, the Coast Guard counted 4,168 accidents that involved 613 deaths, 2,559 injuries, and approximately $55 million in damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents.

Boating Safety Partners

Boating Safety Partners

Find information and links of the USCG Boating Saftey partners and other related resources that are important to boating safely and responsibly.

Recreational Boaters

Recreational Boaters

Too often pleasure outings turn tragic. You, as a boat operator, passenger, or concerned individual, can make a difference.

Manufacturers

Manufacturers

Is your boat safe? You can check for documented and alleged defects for all boats manufactured in or imported into the United States



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