Paddlecraft vs Open Motorboat Incidents

% Vessels Involved in Incidents by Contributing Factor (average 2012-2017)
Vessel Alcohol Hazardous Waters Improper Lookout Inattention Inexperience
Canoe9.4%18.9%2.2%5.1%17.6%
Kayak7.6%25.3%3.1%11.5%20.7%
Open Motor6.9%3.3%12.5%13.2%6.6%
SUP4.8%14.4%14.4%22.8%10.0%
Section Summary28.6%62.0%32.3%52.7%54.9%


Drowning Fatalities as a % of Total Fatalities (by Vessel Type)
Year Open Motor Canoe Kayak SUP
201764%93.2%85.7%90.9%
201671%88.9%83.1%80.0%
201563%91.2%80.3%85.7%
201463%92.0%84.5%50.0%
201369%87.3%83.3%100.0%
201274%82.7%80.0%66.7%
12087404%535.2%497.0%473.3%


Incident Types (average 2012-2017)
Vessel Capsize Collision w/Fixed Object Fall Overboard Collision w/Recreational Vessel
Canoe60.2%9.2%6.6%4.2%
Kayak53.7%8.4%14.9%6.3%
Open Motor3.1%10.0%5.1%29.0%
SUP2.1%0.0%60.0%19.9%
Section Summary119.1%27.6%86.6%59.4%


Fatalities by Vessel Type by Year
Year SUP Kayak Canoe Open Motor
2017119444305
2016158963323
201577168285
201425875282
201355455272
201235052286
12087434163571,753


Motorized vs Non-Motorized Fatalities by Year
Year Motorized Non-Motorized
2012474175
2013387162
2014406199
2015433191
2016479219
2017439218
2018439192
2019439192
1612434961548