Boating Stats

Michigan saw a five-year high in boating accidents in 2019, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

As boats take to area rivers and lakes for summer recreation, a report by the U.S. Coast Guard offers reason for Michiganders to be wary.

The state saw a five-year high in the number of boating accidents last year, according to the Coast Guard’s Recreational Boating Statistics Report for 2019. The state had 128 total boating accidents last year, including 22 boating-related fatalities.

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