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Re: USCG 2011 Boating Statistics
This is interesting, an argument in favour in boating instruction.
Only eleven percent of deaths occurred on boats where the operator had received
boating safety instruction. Only seven percent of deaths occurred on vessels where
the operator had received boating safety instruction from a NASBLA-approved
Just slightly over 1% of accidents involved sailboats. Almost 50% were open motorboats.
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