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May 25, 2014 8:02 PM

Manatee outranks Sarasota in FWC boating safety report

The average for Manatee County is one accident per 1,936 vessels, according to FWC. Manatee County has 16,762 recreational water vehicles registered of its 17,425 registered watercrafts. Sarasota County ranked No. 16 out of Florida counties with 15 reportable accidents, 10 injuries and one death causing $121,300 in damages. The average for Sarasota County is one accident per 1,438 vessels, according to FWC. Sarasota County has 21,209 recreational water vehicles registered of its 21,577 registered watercrafts.

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