US boating industry marks seventh consecutive year of growth

Watersports boats led all categories in terms of unit sales, marking year-over-year gains of 9%-11%

According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), 2018 marked the seventh consecutive year of growth for retail sales of new powerboats in the US. The American trade association announced a 4% year-over-year increase in unit sales of new powerboats to approximately 280,000 units, marking the highest total since 2007.

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