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post #7 of Old 05-14-2013
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Re: USCG 2012 Boating Accident stats--"It ain't us?"..

Statistics are tricky. Obviously there are many times more powerboats than sailboats. I have seen numbers like 13 million powerboats and 45,000 sailboats - that is like 290:1 ratio.
So if sailboat fatalities were at a ratio of 10:1 that is nothing to be happy about.

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