June New Powerboat Registrations Report Available, Up 5 Percent

NMMA’s New Powerboat Registrations Report has been updated through June 2017, and advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 5 percent year-over-year (YOY) for the rolling twelve-month (R12M) period through June. Highlights from the report include:

  • Nearly all segments were up through June (R12M YOY). Growth in registrations was led by the following segments: jet boats (up 10.9 percent), tow boats (up 8 percent), saltwater fishing boats (up 7.9 percent), pontoons (up 7.8 percent) and personal watercraft (up 7.1 percent).
  • Outboards boats, which represent 65 percent of total new powerboat sales, were up 4.9 percent in registrations.
  • Larger boats 27’ and greater, were up 8.4 percent through June (R12M YOY).


For complete data by boat type, hull material, propulsion, and size going back five years, please see the full report HERE. Monthly Shipment Report control group members and subscribers get free access. Contact stats@nmma.org with questions.