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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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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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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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Pontoon migration: No end in sight

Amid extremely challenging market conditions, the pontoon segment is showing some signs of life and has been held out as a hopeful bright light within an otherwise struggling industry. In some ways, it may seem a little out of place since pontoon boat owners appear to be in the crosshairs relative to market conditions. Historically and generally speaking, pontoon boat ...

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