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NMMA Certified boats attributed to reduced boating accident frequency and severity in latest report

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 10 Jul 09:16 PDT
NMMA Certified boats © Jennifer Tinkoff

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) recently released the results of a study that examined the effectiveness of its standards in enhancing boating safety. The analysis was conducted by the research firms Industrial Economics and ITA International, which used NMMA Certified boats for the analysis to ensure compliance with ABYC standards through their rigorous inspection process.

"The results of this report are a testament to the hard work of the recreational boating industry in their efforts to self-regulate with comprehensive industry safety standards with the goal of protecting the consumer," stated Scott Berry, NMMA's vice president of engineering standards. "The NMMA certification program ensures all participating boat brands meet the most current safety and boat construction standards to deliver a safe and enjoyable boating experience for boaters and their loved ones."

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