February retail data for all fiberglass boats was down 37.9 percent, including PWC.
These preliminary statistics include 27 early reporting states, which represent approximately 62 percent of the national market. Only states that currently provide weekly or monthly information are included in this summary. Percentage change is presented on a calendar year basis to reflect actual results. The Coast Guard Documented Vessels file was complete for the period.
- Fiberglass boats in the 14- to 30-foot segment were down 38.9 percent for the month.
- Aluminum boats sales fell by 30.2 percent.
- PWC sales decreased 42.3 percent in the month.
— Aarn D. Rosen
National marine sales manager
Statistical Surveys Inc.