Author: Jim Emmons
Jim Emmons serves as the Executive Director of the Water Sports Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit focused primarily on recreational boating safety outreach.
FAQ the U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Division put together regarding the release of the 2020 Boating Statistics Report.
Get answers to frequently asked questions regarding the recently released 2020 boating statistics.Read More
South Carolina Newspaper Shares WSF’s Top Tips for Safer Boating just in time for Independence Day Weekend
The Fourth tends to be one of the worst days of the year for boating accidents. The heat of summer, alcohol and a rush to get home after fireworks shows often combine to create a perfect storm that results in numerous accidents and deaths, boating experts say.Read More
Deaths by Vessel Type by Year, including Canoe, Kayak & SUP, 2011-2020
Table showing deaths by vessel type, by year, from 2011 through 2020, including canoe, kayak and SUP.Read More
Don’t Let Alcohol Crash America’s Birthday Celebration On the Water
Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents.Read More