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    NMMA Data Dashboard shows mixed economic news


    The latest version of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Data Dashboard, which measurers performance indicators of both wholesale and retail boating sales as well as general economic indicators and trends, is showing a mixed bag of results that can be viewed as mostly positive.

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    Superyacht Refit Group grows business by 10% in 2018-19


    Total value of activity among ICOMIA superyacht refit members was nearly €400m from 1,136 projects, representing approximately 40% of global business in the sector.

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    British Marine Scotland releases industry findings


    British Marine Scotland, the regional association for the Scottish leisure marine industry, has released the findings of a survey designed to identify members’ views on the issues and priorities relevant to the sector in Scotland. The survey was held in May 2019.

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    Global boating revenues head for €110bn in 2019


    While the latest figures still have to be finalised, Udo Kleinitz, secretary-general of ICOMIA, told a packed audience on the opening day of METSTRADE that global boating revenues are on course to reach €110bn this year. If this occurs, 2019 will be the sixth year in a row that the ...

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    US powerboat registrations on par with last year


    New US powerboat registrations through September show retail sales down just under 1% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis and up 5% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis, bringing retail units “back on par with last year”, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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    NMMA buoyed by latest US consumer confidence data


    Newly-released data for October shows consumer confidence remains high in the US, in spite of overall indications of a slowing economy.

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    NMMA releases full 2018 Statistical Abstract


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has released its completed 2018 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, billing it as the ‘most comprehensive collection of industry data and a trusted source for recreational boating statistics’.

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    US powerboat registrations flat in August


    New powerboat registrations in the US were down less than one percent in August, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) 12-month, year-over-year rolling scale while down 2% on the rolling three-month, year-over-year basis.

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    Italian boating industry sees fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth


    talian marine industry association UCINA presented its latest figures on Thursday, marking the start of the 2019 Genoa Boat Show.

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    UK boatbuilders report strong growth amid challenging conditions


    New figures released by UK trade association British Marine at the 2019 Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat, highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover.

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    Dutch boating sector records 3.5% first-half growth


    HISWA Holland Marine Industry recorded a 3.5% growth rate in sales in the first half of 2019 compared to the same 2018 period.

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    French leisure marine industry exceeds €5bn


    French trade association FIN (La Fédération des Industries Nautiques) has presented its key figures for the 2018 industry season in France.

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    NMMA Abstract: US boat registrations down in 2018


    US boat registrations declined less than 1% in 2018, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in its final release of data from the 2018 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract .

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    Challenges ahead for UK marine industry


    UK trade association British Marine today released its latest sentiment figures on the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry ahead of next week’s Southampton International Boat Show.

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    ITR sees declining US boat production over next two years


    US boat production expected to decline in next 12 months, but swift recovery predicted

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    Sweboat reports stable market


    As the Scandinavian boating season comes to an end, Sweboat, the Swedish marine industry association, says its member companies are reporting stable sales and positive growth in certain segments of the market compared to this time last year.

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    Small motorboats driving boat sales in Finland


    New boat registrations saw a sigificant boost in the first half of the year, helped by warm, early Spring weather

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    Wells Fargo: US business owners bullish on current economic environment


    New data from US financial services provider Wells Fargo shows US business owners across a broad spectrum of sectors reporting continuing revenue growth while demonstrating little concern that their businesses could be impacted by American trade policies.

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    Poland to launch new yacht registration system in 2020

    2019-08-12T13:59:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Poland’s law on the registration of yachts and other craft of up to 24m (79ft) is set to enter into force on 1 January 2020, introducing new fees for local yacht owners and capping them based on a percentage of the country’s minimum wage.

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    Great Lakes marinas prepare to assess flood damage

    2019-08-08T13:35:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Marina operators in one of North America’s premiere boating regions are hopeful that recent declines in water levels could signal the end of months of flooding and record-high water levels. Now, planning for the cleanup begins.