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Market Overview | Netherlands

2018-11-16T06:02:00+00:00

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

2018-11-16T03:00:00+00:00Brought to you by

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 | Germany

2018-05-21T16:57:00+01:00

Confidence in Germany’s marine leisure industry is high and builders’ order books are full, but changing boat usage, dated business models, and an ageing demographic present both challenges and opportunities

Market Overview | France

2018-02-01T00:00:00+00:00

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

2018-02-01T00:00:00+00:00

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

2017-12-01T00:00:00+00:00

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 ...

Development of yachting in Russia hits stumbling block

2019-01-25T15:31:00+00:00

The development of yachting in Russia has hit a stumbling block after a recent decision by the St Petersburg authorities to turn down a project aimed at transforming the city into a centre for yachting in the Baltic. The decision follows concerns raised by the Russian Defense Ministry over the ...

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US powerboat registrations up through November

2019-01-23T10:00:00+00:00

US powerboat registrations were up 4.4% in November on a rolling, 12-month year-over-year basis, with increases seen in all categories of boats.

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South Florida marine economy continues to rise

2019-01-22T14:01:00+00:00

The recreational marine industry’s multi-billion-dollar economic impact on South Florida is growing across Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, according to the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and a new study com

Spanish boat registration up 3.3% in 2018

2019-01-04T11:17:00+00:00

The number of boats registered for recreational use in Spain last year reached 5,545 units – a 3.3% increase over 2017 levels. Of this total, 4,037 boats were registered for private use (up 7.5% compared to 2017) and the rest were registered for charter purposes.

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Polish yacht exports rise

2018-12-10T14:31:00+00:00

Polish boatbuilders have managed to increase yacht sales last year to 801 craft, up 17.3% compared with 2016.

Greece third in superyacht ownership league

2018-12-06T10:36:00+00:00

Two recent reports by Bloomberg and Knight Frank indicate that Greece is third in the league of global superyacht ownership for vessels over 40m (131ft) in length. Greece is also the fourth most popular destination for such sized yachts to visit.

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US outboard shipments up through October

2018-12-05T09:00:00+00:00

US wholesale outboard engine shipments were up 6.7% year-to-date and year-over-year through October, according to the monthly shipping report compiled from a control group of National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) members.

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US powerboat registrations up 4.6% in September

2018-11-29T16:07:00+00:00

US registrations for new powerboats were up 4.6% in September on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis (R12M YOY), according to preliminary data released today by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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