Marine manufacturing businesses need reasonable and responsible economic policies to recover, grow, and create good paying jobs.


 

Key Facts
 
35,000
U.S. businesses supported by recreational boating
 
700,000
U.S. jobs supported by recreational boating
 
93%
Recreational boating industry small businesses
 
95%
Boats sold in America are made in America

 

Recreational Boating Industry’s Top Policy Priorities
  • Reverse regulations that restrain supply chain facilitation, including the 232 tariffs
  • Establish a multimodal freight office within the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop and implement national freight policy that mitigates risk of supply chain disruptions
  • Create new incentives to support American-made marine manufacturing
  • Expand the industry’s national workforce by creating stable, good paying jobs to fill the 30,000 available jobs across the U.S. marine industry
  • Provide incentives and training opportunities for the recreational boating industry workforce so that they may succeed throughout their careers