The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has reported that new powerboat registrations were up 4.7% year-over-year for the rolling twelve-month period through October.

The NMMA said that growth in cruisers rose 9.7%, pontoons were up 7.4%, tow boats rose 6.7% and personal watercraft were up 5.6%. As a class, outboard boats were up 4.9%.

Registration of boats 27 feet and longer were up 7.7% through October.