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Vessel operators involved in an accident must report the accident. A boating accident includes, but is not limited to, capsizing, collision, foundering, flooding, fire, explosion, and the disappearance of a vessel other than by theft.

The operator must file an accident report form if:

  • A person dies or disappears or...
  • An injury occurs causing any person to remain incapacitated for more than 24 hours or...
  • Damage to the vessel and other property exceeds $100.