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New boat sales still strong in 2021

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The NMMA reports that retail unit sales of new powerboats in February 2021 were up 34% compared to the same time period last year, according to its New Powerboat Registrations Report. Data shows total new boat sales are averaging 31,000 units sold monthly since the summer of 2020, on a seasonally-adjusted basis, above normal levels and indicative of the heightened demand ...

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Boat manufacturing momentum slows in September

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The NMMA reports new boat manufacturing activity in September pulled back for the second consecutive month following a summer of elevated growth, according to its latest Monthly Shipment Report (MSR). However, the NMMA expects shipments to rebound as new parts are delivered to fulfill the demand for new boats.  “While September saw slowdowns in wholesale boat shipments, more than 90,000 boats – ...

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MarineMax reports record earnings

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MarineMax, Inc., the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, announced record results for its fourth quarter and full year ended September 30, 2020. Revenue grew over 29% to $398.8 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, from $308.1 million for the comparable quarter last year. The increase was driven by strong same-store sales growth of 33%. Included in ...

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New boat sales continue to climb

NMMA releases revised boat show scheduleontinue to climb

New data from the NMMA shows June was another strong month for new power boat retail sales, up 6% on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to the previous record month in May. Compared to the same time period last year, new powerboat retail sales were up 5% through June.  “115,000 new power boats were sold in May and June alone – a ...

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Did you see that article in The New York Times?

The New York Times Boat Business Is Booming

By David Gee The good news is The New York Times recently ran a glowing article called The Boat Business Is Booming. You might have seen it. They interviewed dealers (including Quality Boats; Boating Industry 2019 Top 100 Dealer of the Year) who report sales are up in every category, highlighting the fact many boats are going to first-time buyers. ...

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