Up to 3.2 million UK adults enjoy boating in 2008

The latest Watersports and Leisure Participation report commissioned by BMF, MCA, RNLI and RYA and sponsored by YBW.com has been published for 2008. This is the seventh year that this annual survey has been conducted, presenting an accurate view on participation levels of UK adults, the sample size being a robust 12,000 people.

In 2008, 6.2% of those surveyed participated in at least one of the 12 boating activities which compares to 7.84% in 2007. This demonstrates that up to 3.2 million UK adults participate in these boating activities at home and abroad.

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