U.S. Total Boat Registrations Report for 2021 now available

January 4th, 2023

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 U.S. Total Boat Registrations Report is now available for purchase. There were 12 million boats registered and documented in the U.S. in 2021, up 1% compared to 2020. The top five states for boat registrations in 2021 were: Florida Minnesota Michigan California Ohio By region, the Great Lakes […]

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2021 U.S. powerboat sales trends stats now available

November 9th, 2022

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 […]

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New boat sales dip below pre-pandemic levels

October 19th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reports new powerboat sales year-to-date were at 187,000 units through July, down 18% from the same period in 2021. While overall new powerboat sales decreased 11% compared to January through July in  pre-pandemic 2019, several categories continue to outpace pre-pandemic YTD sales levels, including new pontoons, wake sport boats […]

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2021 Canadian boating sales stats available

October 6th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract's Retail Markets Report is now available. This report details new recreational boat and marine engine retail sales data for both unit totals and Canadian dollars categorized by size, type and province/territory. Report data and insights include: Outboard boat unit sales increased 13.8% compared to […]

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2021 cruiser, watersport, fishing boat sales stats available

September 28th, 2022

The Cruiser, Watersport, Fishing Boat and Trailer Sales Trends section of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available. This report examines retail sales trends of trailers, as well as new boats commonly used for the three top boating activities: cruising, watersports and fishing. Overall, sales declined compared […]

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2021 pre-owned boat market report available

September 20th, 2022

The Pre-owned Boat Market section of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available. The report includes retail unit sales data, retail market values, average price information, and pre-owned boat sales trends from 2008-2021. For the second time in the last 14 years, pre-owned boat sales exceeded one […]

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2021 U.S. boating statistical abstract on total industry sales available

July 14th, 2022

The Total Industry Sales by Category and State section of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 U.S. Statistical abstract is now available. This section details recreational boat and marine engine retail sales data (unit sales, dollar value and average retail prices) and total recreational marine expenditures. After a historic year in 2020, boating remained […]

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2021 sailboat sales trends report now available

June 14th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Sailboat Sales Trends section of the 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available. The data show retail unit sales of sailboats increased 20% compared to 2020. Other key insights from the report include: Sailboats accounted for $126.1 million in sales in 2021.Exports of sailboat units from the […]

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2020 US Total Boat Registrations Report now available

January 11th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association 2020 U.S. Total Boat Registrations Report is now available for members to download, which features registered and documented boats data by state, region and boat type, as well as estimates of the total recreational boats in use. Key insights include: The number of recreational boats in use increased by 18,022 […]

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2020 pre-owned boat market report now available

November 19th, 2021

The Pre-Owned Boat Market section of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2020 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is now available. This report includes retail unit sales data, retail market values, average price information and pre-owned boat sales trends from 2008-2020. Data from the report show pre-owned boat sales exceeded one million units in 2020 […]

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