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Collisions ranked top marine accident

Industry News | May 1, 2012 | By:

Collisions between powered and non-powered personal watercraft and sail or powered craft are a serious concern for both professional mariners and recreational boaters, according to a study from the United States Coast Guard.

The study ranks collisions with a recreational vessel as the leading primary marine accident type. Operator inattention and improper lookout were leading contributing factors to marine accidents.

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