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.
For more information, visit nmma.org.