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Paddlesport Fatality Statistics Released

Monday, May 23, 2016  
Posted by: Chris Stec
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The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics last week, revealing that boating fatalities last year totaled 626 - an increase from 2014 but still the third lowest number of boating fatalities on record.

One hundred and forty-six(146) of those fatalities were in 
canoes(68), kayaks(71) and SUPs(7).  This is an increase from the 135 reported in 2014.

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