Comprehensive 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract Released

NMMA’s 2021 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, a most trusted source of comprehensive industry data for recreational boating intelligence, is now available for member download. The data presented in the report spans 2008-2021, to better understand the industry growth and shifts in market behavior including these sections: Total Industry Sales by Category and State, Powerboat Sales Trends, Cruiser, Watersport, Fishing Boat and Trailer Sales Trends, Sailboat Sales Trends, Outboard Engine Sales Trends and more.

2021 Abstract insights include:

  • Total recreational marine expenditures reached a high of $56.7 billion in 2021.
  • Sales of new powerboats totaled 218,868 units in 2021, the second highest unit total in the last 14-year period.
  • For the second time in the last 14 years, pre-owned boat sales exceeded one million.

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