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2021 U.S. powerboat sales trends stats now available

Industry News, News | November 9, 2022 | By:

The latest retail sales trends for new traditional powerboats are now available from the National Marine Manufacturers Association statistic index. The 2021 report includes each of the four propulsion categories: outboard, sterndrive, inboard, and jet. Given challenges in the supply chain and lean dealer inventories, 2021 retail unit sales of new traditional powerboats were down 5.7%, ending the year with 218,868 units sold.

Key report insights included:

  • In 2021, the market value of the traditional powerboat market surpassed $15.0 billion.
  • New inboard boat sales reached a 14-year high with unit sales of 15,505 units.
  • There were 188,663 new outboard boats sold in 2021, a slight decline of 5.3% from 2020.

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