Injuries

Boating fatalities soar to new highs

Numbers released by the U.S. Coast Guard show a dramatic increase in the rate of deaths arising from recreational boating accidents. According to the report, there were 767 recreational boating fatalities in 2020, marking a 25.1 percent increase from the previous...

Boat rental risks could put you in danger

When you rent a boat, you’re doing so under the assumption that the renter has taken care of the boat’s maintenance and has done their due diligence in keeping the vessel safe. Whether you rent a sailboat, canoe, pontoon or other kind of vessel, if anything goes wrong...

The stages of drowning and what to do

It can be a lot of fun to spend time on a boat. However, your good time can turn bad should you fall overboard and find yourself struggling to stay afloat. Not only can this result in serious injury, but far too many have tragically died from falling out of a boat....