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Boat registrations dropped in 2014

U.S. boat registrations were down 1.7 percent to 11.8 million in 2014, new data show.

U.S. boat registrations were down 1.7 percent to 11.8 million in 2014, new data show.

Registrations in the top 10 states totaled 6.2 million and accounted for 52.2 percent of all boat registrations, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

The data include boat registrations and documented vessels by state, size, propulsion and type, including cross-analysis with new-boat sales, population size, household income and other parameters.

The NMMA makes its data available free to members and for a fee to non-members.

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