New powerboat registrations up 7 percent through July

Published On: September 30, 2016Categories: Industry News, News

Advance data indicates new powerboat registrations were up 7.2% year over year (YOY) for the 12 months through July. Larger boats – 33’+, while lower in volume, were up 12.6% on a rolling twelve month basis (R12M) YOY. PWC, Pontoon, and saltwater fish segments continue to be the high-volume growth leaders: up 10.4%, 9.4%, and 8.6% R12M YOY respectively. For additional data by boat type, hull material, propulsion, and size going back five years, please see the full report.

NMMA members can view the complete New Powerboat Registrations Report here. Contact Vicky Yu, Director of Industry Statistics and Research, at with questions.