Have you personally commanded or operated a boat of this type?
Type of boat personally commanded or operated by boating participants 2013
The statistic depicts the percentage of boating participants that have personally commanded or operated a boat within the last 12 months, by type of boat. 66.7 percent of boating participants have operated a bass boat.
Have you personally commanded or operated a boat of this type?
Type of boatPersonally commanded or operated type of boat
Kayak/Canoe/Row Boat94.3%
Personal Watercraft86.2%
Deck77.8%
High Performance73.8%
Bowrider/Run About/Jet Boat68.1%
Cruiser67.6%
Center Console67.3%
Bass Boat66.7%
Wakeboard/Ski Boat65.1%
Sail Boat62.9%
Multispecies/Other Fish Boat60.5%
Sport Fishing Yacht51.6%
Pontoon48.8%
Other69.2%
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Sources

Release date

June 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2013

Number of respondents

503*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

* Respondents were selected from the survey base of a sports participation survey by the Physical Activitiy Council (PAC) (January / February 2013 - 42,363 online interviews).
Multiple answers were possible.

Type of boat personally commanded or operated by boating participants 2013
The statistic depicts the percentage of boating participants that have personally commanded or operated a boat within the last 12 months, by type of boat. 66.7 percent of boating participants have operated a bass boat.
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