News

Features

  • Powerboat sales increase 4 percent in January

    Boat sales grew by 4 percent in January, according to the most recent Info-Link Bellwether report. The Bellwether report tracks sales of powerboats across the country based on new U.S. boat registrations on a rolling 12-month basis. Bellwether states are geographically dispersed states representing roughly half of the U.S. boat ...

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Blogs

  • What’s your pre-owned strategy?

    In the latest issue of Boating Industry, they shared the data for the 2018 forecast. Reviewing the data points shows that we are very excited about our growth in 2018. When reviewing the concerns going into 2018, the top two were affordability of boating and lack of skilled labor craftsmen ...

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Product Showcase

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Formula Boats

Formula 430 Super Sport Crossover

Yamaha

Helm Master® Integrated boat control system

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HPExtreme PWC Docking Platform

BEP

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Marinco

70A Trolling Plug

Cleans Tools – The Absorber ®

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Columns

  • Where’s your next employee?

    It’s a new year, but one thing hasn’t changed: the boating industry is still facing a workforce crisis. We’ve written about it extensively in the pages of Boating Industry over the last few years and will surely continue to do so heading forward. Almost every dealer I talked to at ...

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In This Issue

  • 2018 Forecast: Consistent growth will mirror existing conditions

    Forward momentum is likely to continue as the boating industry gets ready to navigate a seventh consecutive year of growth. From a macro standpoint, market success remains on the horizon.  The industry has the wind at its back and is being propelled favorably by rising real estate sales, a strong ...

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