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2015 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract available

Industry News, News | August 16, 2016 | By:

The National Marine Manufacturer (NMMA) complete 2015 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, which contains data and insights on the boating industry, is now available.

Report highlights include:

  • Total recreational marine expenditures reached an eight-year high of $35.9 billion in 2015, up 2.2 percent from 2014.
  • 2015 recreational boats in use totaled 15.7 million with 94.9 percent of boats being less than 26 feet.
  • Unit sales of new traditional powerboats were up 6.8 percent in 2015.

Preordered editions of the complete report will be mailed in late August. NMMA members and nonmembers can order bound, full-color print copies by contacting

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