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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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Info-Link: February boat sales continue growth trend

Powerboat sales continued their upward climb in February, according to the latest data from Info-Link. February sales were up almost 10 percent year-over-year on a rolling 12 month basis, putting some data behind the anecdotal reports of a strong start to boat show season. The Bellwether report tracks boat sales across the country based on new U.S. boat registrations. Bellwether ...

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January boat sales continue upward momentum

The 2014 surge in powerboat sales continued into January 2015, according to Info-Link’s latest Bellwether report. Overall sales were up about 8 percent year-over-year in Bellwether states on a rolling 12-month basis. The Bellweather report 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 ...

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NMMA: Powerboat sales up 5 to 7 percent in 2014

With the start of a New Year, the U.S. recreational boating industry is estimating 2014 will see a 5-7 percent increase in sales of new powerboats with continued growth of an additional 5 percent in 2015, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. This is the industry’s third consecutive year of steady growth coming out of the recession. In addition, ...

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April boat sales approach double-digit growth

MIAMI - Year-over-year sales for 15-foot or greater powerboats took another step forward in April – actually, a bit of a leap – nearing 10-percent growth after breaking 5-percent growth the previous month, according to the latest figures from Info-Link. Graphs of all of the Info-Link Bellwether Report data can be found by clicking here: Info-Link Bellwether Report. Outboard boat ...

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