Section VI

Accident Data Charts

2000 California Boating Safety Report

Chart 21
Fatalities by Length of Vessel

Total Vessels = 46
Total Fatalities = 51

The overwhelming majority of vessels (89%) involved in fatal boating accidents were less than 26 feet in length. The most common lengths of vessels involved in these accidents was less than 16 feet in length.

California Division of Boating and Waterways, May 2001