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NMMA reports growth in powerboat sales

New powerboat registrations were up 6.4 percent year over year for the 12 months through October.

New powerboat registrations were up 6.4 percent year over year for the 12 months through October.

The personal watercraft, pontoon and saltwater fishing boat segments continue to be high-volume growth leaders — up 7.1 percent, 9.7 percent and 7.8 percent respectively on a rolling 12-month basis, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Boats 27 feet and larger saw an increase of 11.4 percent on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis.

Outboard boats were up 6.5 percent, and inboard boats were up 12.4 percent.

Sterndrive boats continued to lag, declining 1.5 percent, the NMMA reported.

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