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Powerboat registrations up 4.6% in September

Tow boats led growth in September.

Tow boats led growth in September.

Registrations for new powerboats in September were up 4.6 percent on a rolling 12-month, year-over-year basis, according to preliminary data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Tow boats, which were up 10.1 percent for the month, led growth, followed by pontoon boats and personal watercraft, which were both up 7 percent, according to the NMMA.

Registrations of new boats 27 feet in length and above were up 10.7 percent on a rolling 12-month, year-over-year basis.

This new data has been updated and is currently reflected in NMMA’s New Powerboat Registrations Report. 

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