New powerboat registrations up 4.7 percent in October

NMMA’s New Powerboat Registrations Report has been updated through October 2017, and advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 4.7 percent year-over-year (YOY) for the rolling 12-month period through October. 

Highlights from the report include:

  • Nearly all segments were up through October (R12M YOY). Growth in registrations was led by the following segments: cruisers (up 9.7 percent), pontoons (up 7.4 percent), tow boats (up 6.7 percent) and personal watercraft (up 5.6 percent).
  • Outboard boats were up 4.9 percent in registrations.
  • Larger boats 27-feet and greater were up 7.7 percent through October (R12M YOY).

For complete data by boat type, hull material, propulsion, and size going back five years, please view the full report. Monthly Shipment Report control group members and subscribers receive free access. Contact with questions.

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