Trident Marine Safety Associates

Recreational

Recreational Boating and Water Sports Accidents

Topics of cases and issues addressed in recreational boating and water sports accidents include:

collisions
allisions
capsizings
floodings
fires / explosions
right-of-way
Maritime Rules of the Road
proper lookout
safe speed
excessive speed
human factors
warnings / labels
night vision
aids to navigation
boat handling / maneuvering
passenger injuries / ejections
seamanship
safe navigation
personal watercraft
Jet skis
groundings
carbon monoxide
Coast Guard regulations
visual acuity

slips-trips-falls
boat equipment
personal flotation devices
radar
navigation equipment
navigation
navigation charts
safe practices
passenger safety
captain's duties / responsibilities
boat systems
fuel safety
towed inflatable devices
water skiing
ladders
nonskid decks
handholds
railings
stability
passenger seating
mooring lines
product design defects
products liability
marina safety

jet ski
sailing
skiing

See also:

Offshore Oil Drilling and Prodution Industry Accidents
Ship Accidents and Crew / Passenger Injuries
Inland Towing Vessel Accidents and Injuries