U.S. brokerage sales volume in September was 4 percent lower than the previous September, but 10 percent higher in total price paid, as 2,367 boats sold for $286.6 million.
During the past 12 months, millions of visitors to Boat Trader have seen new and used-boat listings, and the most popular class was consistently center consoles.
September results for U.S. yacht brokerages were mixed as 108 fewer boats were sold compared with the same month last year, but the total price paid for the boats that were sold increased by 10 percent ($27 million).
U.S. brokerage sales reported by YachtWorld member brokers rose 2 percent in August to 2,983 boats from the same month last year, the first monthly uptick since April.
We’re taking a different look at the most-viewed boat brands on Boat Trader for the 12-month period that ended June 30, focusing this time on used freshwater fishing brands.
After three months of lower sales, activity picked up at U.S. yacht brokerages in August, increasing by 72 boats, or 2 percent, to 2,983 from the same month last year.
In July, for the second month in a row, the volume of U.S. brokerage sales was lower by 3 percent than it was in the same month a year earlier.
In the August issue we listed boat brands by the total number of views their used-boat listings received on Boat Trader. This month we rank brands by the total views of their new-boat listings.
U.S. yacht brokerage sales declined in July by 114 boats (3 percent) from the same month last year.
Two themes were evident in yacht brokerage sales results for January through June — incrementally lower sales volume and incrementally higher average prices paid.