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The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) new powerboart registrations report has been updated through October 2017, and advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 4.7% year-over-year for the rolling 12-month period through October. 

Highlights from the report include:

  • Nearly all segments were up through October. Growth in registrations was led by the following segments: cruisers (up 9.7%), pontoons (up 7.4%), tow boats (up 6.7%) and personal watercraft (up 5.6%).
  • Outboard boats were up 4.9% in registrations.
  • Larger boats 27-feet and greater were up 7.7% through October.

For complete data by boat type, hull material, propulsion, and size going back five years, please view the full report