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Info-Link: October boat sales show year-over-year growth

Boat sales continued their upward climb in October, with sales up about 8 percent according to the latest Inf0-Link Bellwether report. The report tracks boat sales 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 US boat market (varies by market segment and time ...

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Weekly 5: Powerboat shipments up 2.5% in August

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Powerboat shipments up 2.5% in August Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 2.5 percent through August, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported. Growth for NMMA’s control group ...

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September boat sales up nearly 10 percent

September was another good month for boat sales, with nearly a 10 percent increase over 2014. That's according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether report, which tracks boat sales across the country based on new U.S. boat registrations. Bellwether states are geographically dispersed states representing roughly half of the US boat market (varies by market segment and time of year). Sales ...

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August boat sales show nearly 10 percent growth

Anecdotal reports of an August surge in boat sales seem to hold some truth as sales of powerboats were up nearly 10 percent year-over-year for the 12 months ending in August, Info-Link reported in its latest Bellwether index. That put the growth rate just short of the high of 10 percent in April. Since early 2013, the Bellwether report has ...

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Sellhorst and MasterCraft dealer partner on free webinar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Chris Lamanna, owner of NorCal MasterCraft, has teamed up with Matt Sellhorst of Boat Dealer Profits to deliver a webinar, “How to Boost Profits with the Telephone,” on September 10 at 12:00 and 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. During this webinar, Lamanna will share his 35 years of marine industry experience and his dealership's recent return to the ...

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Boat sales growth ticks up in July

Boat sales continued their year-over-year growth in July, with unit sales tracking up about 8 percent for the 12 months ending last month, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether report. The slight increase in the growth rate followed declines in May and June, but was still below the 10 percent growth seen earlier this year. The Bellwether report tracks boat ...

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June boat sales show slowing growth

Boat sales continued their year-over-year growth in June, but the growth rate also continued to slow, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether Report. Sales were up about 7 percent on a rolling-12-month basis, down slightly from May's growth rate and off of the 10 percent rolling-12-month rate of earlier this year. The Bellwether report tracks boat sales across the country ...

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Investment in digital media sparks rewards

When attempting to reach new buyers, marine businesses need to be where those customers are rather than stay where they have always been and hope new customers show up. Robalo Boats knew this when launching its new 16-foot walkaround center console and decided to find a unique way to reach those people. Robalo launched the R160 on social media as well ...

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Outboards lead strong April boat sales growth

April boat sales continued the strong run of year-over-year sales growth, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether report. Sales were up by just less than 10 percent for the month on a rolling 12-month basis, on pace with March's rate. The Bellwether report tracks boat sales across the country based on new U.S. boat registrations. Bellwether states are geographically dispersed ...

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March boat sales up on strong fishing, ski segments

Boat sales are closing in on nearly four years of growth with another strong month of year-over-year sales increases, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether report. March sales were up almost 10 percent on a rolling 12-month basis, slightly ahead of February's rate. The Info-Link report has shown year-over-year gains since mid-2011. The Bellwether report tracks boat sales across the ...

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