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Market Overview | Netherlands


Marine firms in the Netherlands reported a healthy 2.5% increase in sales in the first half of 2018, news that lifted spirits at the recent HISWA In-Water Boat Show in Lelystad, near Amsterdam. Strong performance was led by boatbuilders that cater mostly to foreign markets, along with marine equipment suppliers ...

Market Overview | Europe

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Europe posted its fastest growth since 2007 as economic recovery consolidated and delivered real GDP growth of 2.6% in 2017. Against that backdrop, a return of consumer confidence and willingness to spend on discretionary items finally gave traditional boating markets in Europe the boost they needed to put boat sales ...

Market Overview | France


A favourable wind is blowing for the French nautical industry. The many signs of growth were underlined in the positive report given by Yves Lyon-Caen at the traditional press conference at the beginning of December just before the opening of the Paris Nautic Boatshow. “We are experiencing a favourable national ...

Market Overview | Italy


The mood at Genoa in September said it all. The Italian market was back with a bang. Since 2015 domestic builders have had to make the most of rising export markets as they clawed their way back into the profit, but as the favourable economic tide lifts Italy off the ...

Market Overview | Netherlands Equipment


Dutch suppliers of marine equipment and accessories are reporting healthy sales in 2017, with demand for products that improve onboard comfort levels or lower the cost of boating coming from both the aftermarket and boatbuilders alike. According to national watersports association HISWA, equipment firms in the Netherlands grew sales by ...

Market Overview | UK


One of Europe’s biggest boat-producing countries, the UK industry registered its fifth year of growth in 2016 and the trend looks likely to have continued through 2017. Marine companies from all segments generated total industry sales of £3.01bn (€3.8bn) in 2016 – a 1.6% rise compared to the previous 12-month ...


US boating industry reports strong summer season


Total US powerboat shipments for July were up 8% year-to-date and new powerboat registrations were up nearly 4% in August on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis, according to data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

2017 US recreational boating stats released


The final sections of the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) ‘2017 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract’ show a slight uptick in boat registrations for 2017 and healthy single-digit sales growth for the industry as a whole.

US powerboat registrations strong through Q2


Sales of towboats, cruisers, freshwater fishing boats, yachts and PWCs were all up

US boat registrations up in 2017


Boat sales are also up in the first six months of 2018

Beneteau confident in ‘strong vitality’ of Australian market


13 models displayed and around 10 sales achieved at recent Sydney show

Mixed bag for Canadian boat sales through Q2 2018


Retail sales up in most categories, led by tow boats and outboard-powered fibreglass runabouts

ICOMIA publishes reports on Asian boating market


Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macau and Singapore covered in first batch of reports

New US powerboat registrations up through April


Leading the way were boats larger than 27ft - up 11.9%

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