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APRIL2015FOGHORN15REGULATORyREPoRT248vesselopeatinyeas.Butwhatsevicesdothose6000vesselspovideTheeaeobvioussevicessuchasfeyexcusiondininsiht-seeineco-touswatetaxiandothepublicsevicessuchasmailandcaodeliveytopeoplelivinonislands.Theyalsoincludechateboatandspotfishin.Theoupalsoincludescewboatsopeatininsuppotoftheoffshoeminealandoilindusty--passenevesselscetainlybutnotonesthatoutaditionalcustomeswillcomeincontactwith.Fishinisanoptionthatmayinvolveextensiveoffshoeseviceandcewboatsaeinasevicepossiblymoeuedthanthatofthetypicalpassene-cayinvessel.Imnotsuethatthelattetwosevicesaemoreorlesspronetoresbuttheyarenotnecessarilyas-sociatedwiththeseviceoucustomesaefamiliawithandviewasthepassenevesselindusty.InadditiontothecounttheCoastguadpovidedanaativeaccompanieseachentyintheCoastguadsdatabase.Whatfollowsisaenealizationofthosenarrativeentries.Mostresweresmallandextinguishedeithebysecuinthesoucefueloiloelecticityandorwithportableextinguishers.Mostreswereofapooroalackofmaintenancenatuesuchaslooseelecticalconnectionsopenedjunctionsofpipeductowiewonbeltsfayedwiinandabadedinsulatinmateialsandaccumulationsofdustandoil.Fewresinvolvedinjuriestocewoespondesandnonecitedseiousinjuies.Asubstantialnumberoftheresoccurreddocksidewiththevesselsecuedundeepailihtinoffsecuinonotothewiseinsevicewithpassenesaboad.Themajorityoftheresoccurredinmachineryspaceswheefuelelecticityandlimitedaccessibilitypovideapotentialmixtueofcauseandcombustion.Theeweenoresinaccommodationspaces.Thefollowinisanillustationoftheinabilitytoelyonnumbersalone.Thenarrativesidentiedatleasttwouninspectedvesselsduplicateentiesfosevealvesselsarethatspreadfromadockandcannonretonamesomeappaenteoneousinclusionsinthenumbes.Thelatterwasnotarebutanincidentwhereamockpiratebattlewasbeinfouhtwithblankshotunshells.Henceasortofthedatabaseproducedacannonreratherthananactualre.Thelessonhereistonotacceptdatablindlyifyouarelookingforanswerstoquestionsofaspecicconditionocateoyespeciallyfomaenealdatabase.resolutionoftheseappaentunelatedinclusionswouldaltethestatisticalesultsandimpovetheansweofHowSafe.Thefoeoinisnotacondemnationofthedatabasebutacautionthatstatisticsalonemayleadtofaultyobseva-tions.Ihaversthandknowledgeoftheperilsofcreatingdatafosystematicanalysis.Inthelate60sandealy70sIwasoneofthreeofcersthatpersonallyreviewedeachandwww.nicholsboats.comExpertBoatBuildersSteelAluminumConstructionSalesnicholsboats.com360331-5500x311withExpeditionsWeareproudtobeworkingwithnewPVAmemberMavrikMarineonournewPassengerFerryEXPEDITIONSsix.EXPEDITIONS1-800-695-2624go-lanai.comregulatoryreportContinuedonpage30