Year-over-year Canadian towable sales grew 8.7% in January, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).

Results by segment showed:

• Sales in the travel trailer sector gained 10.4% in January.

• Canadian fifth-wheel sales were up 5.2% for the month.

• Folding camping trailer registrations rose 13.3% in January.

• Canadian recreational park trailers showed a total of two units for the month.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towable sales leader for the month with a 38.9% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (26.3%) and Jayco Inc. (18.3%).

Thor was the leader in travel trailer sales for January, holding a 35.4% market share, while Forest River was No. 2 (26.1%), followed by Jayco (20.6%). Thor was also the leader in the Canadian fifth-wheel sector, capturing a 56% market share, with Forest River at No. 2 posting a 22.7% share, followed by Jayco at 9.2%.

Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales with a 58.8% market share while Jayco posted a 41.2% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 901-8335 (cell).