Category : Boating Accidents

Boating Accidents

Five Tips for Avoiding Boating Accidents in Tampa Bay

Mark Hickey
Year after year, the State of Florida leads the nation in the number of boating accidents and fatalities. In 2011 alone, there were 742 accidents involving boats. There were 67 fatalities. With one million registered vessels, and a likely one million unregistered craft, Florida has more boats than any other state in the country. Here are some important facts to keep in mind when boating in Florida: 1. The main shipping channels will be on a map. Make...