Recreational boating fatalities at record low
The official 2010 Recreational Boating Statistics released Wednesday by the U.S. Coast Guard place fatalities at a record low of 672 for the year. Total reported accidents were 4,604 in 2010, down from 4,730 in 2009, while injuries totaled 3,153, down from 3,358. Property damage was estimated at $35 million. USCG.