Luckiest or Dumbest Guy at Sea Ever?

Mayor of A-Dock

All klanging halyards dealt kwik karma
I've always wondered what the number was:

From the Bloomberg article referenced above:

"...The Coast Guard plucks 10 people a day out of the ocean, on average. Another three die before they’re found. Which is to say that 13 Americans, every day, need to be hauled out of the water or off some crippled sailboat or sea kayak or paddleboard...”