Skip to main content

Registrations were up 3.5 percent in July

Pontoons led growth in July.

Pontoons led growth in July.

New powerboat registrations were up 3.5 percent on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis in July, according to preliminary data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Pontoons, personal watercraft and towboats led growth for the three-month period ending in July, up 8 to 9 percent year over year.

Cruisers, towboats and outboard runabouts were up 6 to 8 percent, and freshwater fishing boats, sterndrive cruisers, PWC and pontoons were up 3 to 5 percent, according to the NMMA.

Registrations of boats 27 feet and larger were up 10 percent on a rolling 12-month, year-over-year basis.

Related

1_IBEXAWARDS

Deadline Set for IBEX Innovation Awards

Organizers said entries for this year’s program must be completed by Aug. 16.

1_OCEANCRAFT

Ocean Craft Marine Announces New Sales Agent

The company said Capt. Andy Langesfeld will serve as Southeast sales agent and brand ambassador for its amphibious RIBs.

1_WEBASTORESULTS

Webasto Posts Losses in FY 2021, Q1 of 2022

Although overall sales are growing, the company said strategic investments and lower China revenue resulted in persistent losses.

1_YAMAHAZLOTNICK

Yamaha Names Marketing Manager for WaterCraft

The company said Leslie Zlotnick will oversee advertising, public relations, digital marketing and events.

norm

Who Is Watching Us Fish?

NOAA has started electronic tracking of charter boats in the Gulf of Mexico. Could recreational anglers be next?

1_COX

Cox Expands Partnership with Gulf Yachts

The diesel outboard manufacturer said the agreement adds Bahrain and the UAE to Gulf’s territories in Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Lebanon.

1_EVOY

Evoy Announces New Round of Capital

The Norwegian electric inboard and outboard manufacturer said it will use the funds to further develop its propulsion systems.

1_NEWPORTPRODUCTS

Newport Show Accepting Applications for Product Awards

The Newport for New Products program recognizes new boats, gear and more based on design, innovation and value to the consumer.