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National Recreational Boating Survey (NRBS)

National Recreational Boating Safety Survey (NRBSS)

The National Recreational Boating Safety Survey (NRBSS) – The NRBSS Information collection project enables the USCG to better identify safety priorities, coordinate and focus research efforts, and encourage consistency in the information that is collected as well as the applied analysis Methods.

The NRBSS data and estimates are used to (1) identify and analyze boating participation trends; (2) better understand the characteristics of at-risk boating populations; (3) more effectually design and efficiently target boating safety education and outreach campaigns; and (4) more objectively and consistently assess the performance of education, regulations, and enforcement intended to reduce boating accidents.

The NRBSS Web-based Data Access and Query System (DAQS) enables users to generate tables and charts from the 2018 survey data using predefined queries and filters.  The DAQS is available at https://boatingsurvey.org/


Survey Reports

2018 National Recreational Boating Safety Survey Exposure Survey Final Report

2018 National Recreational Boating Safety Survey Participation Survey Final Report

2012 National Recreational Boating Survey Report

2011 National Recreational Boating Survey Report

2002 National Recreational Boating Survey Report

 

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