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Deadly Boat Accident Near Angel Island 

A deadly boat collision involving two pleasure craft was reported near Angel Island on the San Francisco Bay on June 30. The accident was reported by a spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard when a 25-foot Center Console motor boat and sailboat crashed together, causing the pleasure craft to start spinning from the impact. The report of the collision was received by the Coast Guard around 2:09 p.m. 

Significant Injuries Reported in Boating Accident at Deep Water Channel

A boating accident near Rio Vista caused multiple injuries described as significant on June 18. The boaters were at the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta deep water channel at the time the incident occurred. One of the injured was transported by California Highway Patrol (CHP) helicopter to a nearby hospital for medical care. 

Coast Guard Reports on Boating Fatalities

According to the United States Coast Guard, there were 767 reported boating fatalities in the U.S. during 2020. This number represents slightly more than a 25% increase from the previous year. This information was contained within a Coast Guard report that looked at boating incidents that resulted in at least one of the following: 

Boating in Northern California: Fun Facts and History

Whether it be boating around the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or cruising down the river to wine country, the seemingly endless bodies of water around the diverse landscapes of Northern California allow boaters to create unforgettable adventures, as well as learn about fun facts and history. The California Delta alone offers over 1,000 miles of waterways.

Resources to Keep Boaters Safe this Summer

Most accidents can be prevented by boaters learning safe techniques and simply using common sense. In 2018, 4,145 recreational boating accidents were counted by the U.S. Coast Guard. Of those accidents, there were 633 reported deaths and 2,511 injuries. The total amount of property damage was approximately $46,000,000. Like how traffic collision reports are made for automobile accidents, boating accident reports are made for vessels on the water.

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