Category page: Maritime Accidents

Here on the Gulf Coast, recreational boating is a popular weekend hobby. Our year-round temperate weather provides the perfect environment for this activity. But while boating is fun and exciting, it is also an inherently risky activity. In 2016 alone, the Coast Guard recorded over 4,000 recreational boating accidents, leading […]

In 2016, the Coast Guard recorded 4,463 boating accidents, and this number was up by 7.3 percent from 2015’s figure. These statistics show that water accidents are common, and the last thing any boater wants is getting involved in one. But since things tend to be quite unpredictable, it helps […]