CHICAGO — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has released its 2010 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract. The document is a comprehensive collection of recreational boating data.
The data includes information on the current market fact and figures, economic impact and charts and graphs on registrations, sales, expenditures, participation, the retail market, imports/exports, the pre-owned boat market and more. Data is analyzed by market segment, region and state.
2010 highlights include:
• Updated demographic data on boating participants and owners, including demographics on the type of boat owned; economic data including an analysis of boaters’ expenditures and trip spending, expenditures by state, as well as the economic value of boating by state.
• An expanded import/export section featuring profiles of the top five trading partners for the U.S.
The abstract is available for free download by members and can be found in the statistics area of the NMMA website. A DVD is available for purchase by members ($225) and non-members ($950).