NMMA: New powerboat registrations up 4.4 percent through November

According to NMMA's New Powerboat Registrations Report, preliminary data for November 2018 shows registrations of new powerboats were up 4.4 percent on a rolling 12-month year-over-year (R12M YOY) basis.Registrations of new powerboats increased for all segments on a rolling 12-month YOY basis through November. 

Tow boats led R12M YOY growth (up 10.3 percent), followed by personal watercraft (up 8.4 percent) and pontoon boats (up 5 percent). Personal watercraft saw the highest rolling 3-month YOY growth rate ending in November (up 22.2 percent), followed by tow boats (up 7.6 percent) and saltwater fishing boats (up 6.5 percent).

For complete data by boat type, hull material, propulsion, and size going back five years, please view the full report here.

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