Boat registration down

Published On: January 1, 2010Categories: Industry News

Recreational boat registration is down 1.4 percent. In 2007, 13 million boats were registered by the United States Coast Guard, but in 2008, that number decreased to 12.8 million boats. It was also estimated that there were 270,000 model year 2008 registered powerboats last year, and 400,000 other powerboats were retired from the recreational boating numbers.