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NMMA reports gain in wholesale shipments

Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 0.5 percent in 2014.

Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 0.5 percent in 2014 for the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s control group of manufacturers, which represent 71 percent of the entire market.

Corresponding dollars were up 14 percent from 2013, according to new data released by the NMMA.

Growth was led by inboard boats (up 10.5 percent year-over-year), personal watercraft (up 6.3 percent year-over-year) and fiberglass outboard boats, which rose 4.6 percent year-over-year.

Access to the full NMMA report is available to NMMA Statistics Program participants.

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