The NMMA has reported that new powerboat registrations were up 6.1% year-over-year for the rolling 12-month period through July. Its New Powerboat Registrations Report saw growth in all powerboat segments.
According to the report, jet boats were up 10.9% for the period, tow boats were up 9.5%, personal watercraft were up 9.4%, pontoons were up 7.7%, cruisers were up 7% and saltwater fishing boats were up 6.8%.
Outboard-powered boats, representing 65% of total new powerboat sales, were up 5.5% in registrations. Boats above 26ft LOA were up 10.3% for the period.