#### Answer

The total number of boaters in the survey was 1100.

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{part}{whole} = \frac{percent}{100}$
$\frac{88}{boaters}=\frac{8}{100}$
cross multiply to solve for the number of boaters
$8b=(88)(100)$
$8b\div8=8800\div8$
$b=1100$