Unit sales of new boats remained stable through January, according to Info-Link’s monthly Bellwether report. The report said that registrations of new boats over 14 feet were up about 11 per cent for the rolling 12-month period through January compared to the same period a year earlier.

Unit sales in the outboard-powered boat segment were up about 14 per cent, while outboard sportfishing boat sales declined slightly to 20 per cent.

Sales in the sterndrive/jet boat category were up one per cent for the month, while sales of personal watercraft were up nine per cent.

Ski-boat sales were up 10 per cent for January.