Tag Archives: boat sales

Weekly 5: House bill aims to limit ethanol

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 week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. House bill aims to limit ethanol Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, has introduced HR 5180, the Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016, which would require the EPA ...

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Info-Link: March boat sales up across all segments

Boat sales continued their upward climb in March, will all segments posting sales gains, according to the latest 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 US boat market (varies by market segment ...

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Boat sales growth continues in February

Boat sales were up for the 12 months ending in February, with ski boats and PWC leading the way, according to the latest 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 US boat ...

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How to build a top-notch sales operation

Today’s customer is a complicated individual. They are more skeptical and less impulsive, and they do more online research before purchasing than ever before. They are interested, but their lives are so busy that they can’t stay focused. They have more money than during the recession, but they aren’t sure if they want to spend it just yet. How do ...

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Info-Link: November boat sales continue growth

Boat sales continued on an upward trajectory in November, with sales up nearly 8 percent, according to the latest Info-Link Bellwether Report. The Bellwether report tracks sales of powerboats, 15-feet and larger, 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 ...

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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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