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Wholesale boat shipments ease in November

wholesale boat shipments

The NMMA reports new boat manufacturing activity in November was up 3% year over year, and down 18% compared to October on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according to the November Monthly Shipment Report (MSR). While wholesale boat shipments slowed in November, this was primarily driven by a pullback in shipments in personal watercraft (PWC) following a summer of elevated growth. Other boat categories ...

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Record month for new powerboat retail sales

October record month for detail boat sales

The NMMA reports October was a historic month for new powerboat retail sales. Data shows new powerboat sales gained momentum in October, up 18% compared to September, and up 30% year-over-year (YOY) on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Year-to-date (YTD) through October, more than 291,000 new powerboats were sold, surpassing cumulative sales for 2019. Early indicators show 2020 new powerboat retail sales are ...

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Boat manufacturing momentum slows in September

NMMA sales chart

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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Wholesale boat shipments and new boat retail sales climb again

Boat sales climb again

New data from the NMMA show wholesale shipments of new boats increased for the third consecutive month in July, doubling compared to June on a seasonally adjusted basis, as boat building production continued to gain momentum across all boat categories.  “Manufacturing has steadily been ramping back up with production at 92% of where it was last year as manufacturers continued filling back ...

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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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Sales continue to rise as inventory dwindles

By Adam Quandt As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dash traditional vacation and summer plans, consumers are hungry for a new form of entertainment and recreation. The latest sales data shows that many are flocking to the water as their vacation close to home. The newest report from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) tells of a sharp rebound for ...

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May sets records in growth for new boat sales

The NMMA reports new boat sales rebounded sharply in May, up 59% compared to April, and up 9% from pre-pandemic levels on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Total sales in May were the highest they’ve been in a decade with upticks across all segments. Leading the growth were PWCs, saltwater fishing boats, and jet boats, which account for 41% of new boat ...

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Outboard engine sales reach 13-year high

The first section of NMMA’s 2019 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, Outboard Engine Sales Trends report, is now available in the Statistics section of NMMA.org. The Outboard Engine Sales Trends report examines outboard engine retail sales, which increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high. “We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher ...

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NMMA: October powerboat report shows 2019 sales on par

NMMA today announced its October New Powerboat Registrations Report showing new powerboat retail unit sales were up 5% on a rolling 3-month year-over-year (R3M YOY) basis and down 1% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year (R12M YOY) basis. Total new units sold in 2019 (through October) reached 261,600, signaling that total 2019 sales remain on track to finish on par with 2018. “While ...

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NMMA: September retail units back on par with last year

NMMA announced its September New Powerboat Registrations Report showing new powerboat retail sales down 0.9% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year (R12M YOY) basis and up a healthy 5% on a rolling three-month year-over-year (R3M YOY) basis through September. Total new units sold in 2019 (through September) reached 251,000.“With optimal summer weather arriving later in the season for most of the U.S., we ...

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