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U.S. Total Boating Statistical Report for 2021 now available

Industry News, News | January 11, 2023 | By:

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) complete 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available for member download on The report spans 2008-2021, with data and insights on trends in industry growth and shifts in market behavior. Sections include: Total Industry Sales by Category and State; Powerboat Sales Trends; Cruiser, Watersport, Fishing Boat and Trailer Sales Trends; Sailboat Sales Trends; Outboard Engine Sales Trends; and more.

2021 Abstract insights include:

  • Total recreational marine expenditures reached a high of $56.7 billion in 2021.
  • Sales of new powerboats totaled 218,868 units in 2021, the second highest unit total in the last 14-year period.
  • For the second time in the last 14 years, pre-owned boat sales exceeded one million.

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