Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Boat ride


Amusement rides that float on water and are not included in more specific water ride categories. They can range from tiny kiddie boat rides to themed dark boat rides to large sailing ships at theme parks.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 3.5% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:276
Records that include age of victim:252(91%)
Records where accident type could be determined:270(98%)
Records with identifiable tradename:8(3%)
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Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.