NMMA’s Federal Policy Agenda
Learn about the issues impacting the recreational boating industry
Learn about the legislation impacting the boating industry at the Federal level
Key Federal Policy Issues
Fair access to our nation’s public waters is imperative for the recreational boating industry.
Recreational boaters and anglers are the nation's original conservationists.
Outdoor recreation is 1.8 percent of U.S. GDP - fixing recreation infrastructure is critical.
Recreational anglers make a combined economic contribution of $115 billion annually, supporting 828,000 American jobs.
From raw materials, to components and exports, the recreational boating industry is being impacted by trade disputes on multiple fronts.
Marine manufacturing businesses need reasonable and responsible economic policies to recover, grow, and create good paying jobs.
Modern regulations and compliance measures are essential to keeping boaters safe and the marine manufacturing industry strong.
We believe education is the best way to improve boating safety.
The recreational boating industry is a leading advocate for our environment.