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As spring rolls around in northeast Indiana, boats are selling out faster than the lake ice melts on a hot afternoon. “If we build it, it sells, right now,” said Jeff Haradine, vice president of sales for Barletta Boat Co., which builds pontoon boats in Bristol, near Elkhart. On the dealer side, “If we put …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

CHARLOTTE, NC (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Charlotte’s Mid Atlantic Boat Show is the first sign of boating season in the area since 1973. “The dealers come out, they bring their whole showroom down here, set up and show you the latest and latest in the industry,” said Les Gray of Southeast Production. This year, he …

The second-largest owner of marinas in the United States is acquiring the third-largest owner, creating new power in this niche real estate business as boat sales surge during the pandemic. Centerbridge Partners LP said it was paying about $400 million for Westrec Marinas, which the investment firm will absorb into its own Suntex Marinas. This …

This is a special feature of the Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS: a beach door lowers to transform it into a bathing platform. It’s just one of the cool high-tech designs on one of more than 100 boats of all types at the Javits Center for the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show. The show, which …

In 2020, Minnesota ranked fifth in the nation for boat and boating accessory sales, according to data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). That year, Minnesotans purchased $1.1 billion worth of motorboats, engines, trailers and accessories. This marked a 14% increase over the previous year. North Carolina topped Minnesota with $1.2 billion in boat-related …

By Cheryl Costello Things in the world of boat shows haven’t been the same since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. From cancellations to location changes, supply chain challenges to out of stock, it’s an exciting time to shop for a boat. The Baltimore Progressive Boat Show is postponed to 2023, but some Upper Bay …

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has announced that powerboat sales in 2021 are expected to exceed 300,000 units for the second year in a row. Late last year, industry data showed overall boat sales were estimated to be 4-6% below 2020 records and 7% above the five-year sales average. year. “Following record sales in 2020, …

With the return of Miami International Boat Show at the completely redesigned and renovated Miami Beach Convention Center in South Beach for 2022, speedonthewater.com is dedicated to keeping you informed about the performance boat side of the National Marine Manufacturers Association showcase with our annual “Countdown to Miami” series presented by Navy of Livorno. The …

With over 2,000 miles of tidal coastline, plus miles of navigable rivers and great lakes, Florida is a boater’s paradise. It’s no wonder the Sunshine State has 985,005 registered ships, more than any other state. The pandemic-fueled surge in boat sales has fueled the marine industry since the spring of 2020. The only thing holding …

Ticket sales for the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, which is scheduled for February 16-17 and returns to its Miami Convention Center headquarters for the first time since 2015, went on sale today. The news was announced this morning in a joint press release from the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Informa Markets, which …

Opportunities for purchasing winter boats on the bay will be a little different this year, following a post-pandemic reshuffle. The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show is postponed until January 2023, but a brand new show will launch this year at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Baltimore County. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced this …

In January, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced that the Miami International Boat Show would return in 2022 to its former Miami Convention Center, which has since been redeveloped after a five-year stay in Virginia Key. For the most part, this news has been celebrated in the high performance marine industry and the consumer world. …

The Wilmington Boat Show will cruise downtown on Friday and offer three days of information and activities at the Wilmington Convention Center. The show, which debuted in 2016, is operated by JBM & Associates, based in Charleston, South Carolina. This year’s Wilmington Boat Show is riding an ‘unprecedented’ peak in boat sales over the past …

The Wilmington Boat Show will cruise downtown on Friday and offer three days of information and activities at the Wilmington Convention Center. The show, which debuted in 2016, is operated by JBM & Associates, based in Charleston, South Carolina. This year’s Wilmington Boat Show is experiencing an “unprecedented” peak in boat sales over the past …

Jeff Flock of FOX Business chats with Sailtime member John Palmer about the boating boom. More boaters than ever are going to the water this summer, and demand is being driven by new boat owners. Last year, the market for boat and marine product sales jumped to $ 47 billion, up 9% year-on-year, while it …

Marc Dorfman has been sailing for over 23 years. He is a licensed US Coast Guard captain and certified sailing instructor by the American Sailing Association. He moved from Los Angeles to Miami during the pandemic. “When COVID hit LA, they really shut down the city. And they stopped all the work I was doing …

Marc Dorfman has been sailing for over 23 years. He is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, SailTime Miami Captain, and American Sailing Association Certified Sailing Instructor. He moved from Los Angeles to Miami during the pandemic. “When COVID came to Los Angeles, they really shut down the city. And they stopped all the work …

Jeff Bezos isn’t the only one spending big on a new boat. Boat sales and rentals increased in 2020 as Americans sought out summer activities suitable for pandemics, and it doesn’t appear that interest has declined further this year. Charity Garey, co-owner of Lakeshore Marina in Chattanooga, Tennessee, told WRCB-TV that they were fully booked …

A new lakeside business is excited about the increase in the number of boaters on the lake. LAKE OZARK – As summer approaches, some Lake of the Ozarks businesses are gearing up to welcome more boaters. According to a 2020 to study of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, marine products and services peaked in 13 …

Use and sales of boats have increased during the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in long wait times for new ships and congested waterways that include Portage Lakes in Summit County. Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer Scott Stafford said the increase in aquatic activity, from boating to swimming, was evident in the Portage Lakes. “Last year …

It’s not often that the stars align for people in the boating industry, but Don MacKenzie, president of Boats Inc. in Niantic, says the stars are aligned now. “This industry very rarely benefits from it, but right now we are. We have low interest rates, low fuel prices and a 2.99% sales tax on boats,” …

BOAT usually means ‘bust another thousand,’ but boat buyers this year might not have that option. Sales in 2020 have been historically high, resulting in low inventory levels and increased delays. More than 320,000 boats were sold in 2020, reports Trade Surveys Only Today. Sales are a 12-year high, with industry segments reporting increases of …

Commodore Paul Astrella said the Squantum Yacht Club recruited their first new member of the season in February, months before membership calls generally started to arrive. At 3A Marine in Hingham, both new and used boats have already sold out for the season. The Marshfield Yacht Club is currently processing over 80 membership applications, and …

As data continues to pour in from 2020, it is increasingly clear that the coronavirus pandemic has affected the American economy and culture in various ways. Among the sectors which recovered last year: boating. The trend has been seen both nationally and in Wisconsin, according to statistics released Jan. 15 by the National Marine Manufacturers …

Are you looking to get in the water in 2021? Better to hurry. WAYZATA, Minn. – The Minneapolis Convention Center is expected to be in full swing this week, with hundreds of boats on display for the Minneapolis Boat Show. But the global pandemic continues to fuel an increase in boat sales that is leaving …

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced in a statement that it has made additional changes to its 2021 show season. The following shows have been cancelled: • Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show • Progressive Insurance North West Sports Show In addition, the NMMA postponed the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show until April 7-11. …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – With increased interest in outdoor recreation activities and ways to distance oneself, consumer demand for new boats has increased across the country in 2020. The National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA), which represents North American manufacturers of pleasure craft, engines and marine accessories, reports that retail unit sales of new powerboats in …

Highland Lakes Watercraft in Kingsland is one of several area boat retailers that have reported increased boat sales and rentals during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff photo by Alex Copeland Boat sales in Highland lakes are on the rise as holidaymakers turn to the water amid air travel restrictions and other hurdles from COVID-19. According to …

LOS ANGELES – Jean d’Assonville has finally found the boat of his dreams – not easy in the midst of a pandemic. He bought a 50ft sailboat, one he hopes to take around the world, and sold his 28ft at a time when a hot market for just about anything that floats is making buyers’ …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you’re struggling to find a new or used boat these days, you’re not alone and you can blame it on the coronavirus pandemic. Boating is a great way to socially distance yourself in the middle of the ocean and is becoming so popular that boat factories are scrambling to catch up …

As many companies continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, the boating industry has more than kept afloat. With the public health crisis canceling many summer plans including camps, sporting events and vacations, boat dealers are seeing a spike in interest from people wanting to get out on the water and distance themselves. socially safe. …

Ratings come from all around Chicago in the open air. FIELD NOTES WILD OF THE WEEK Emil Baumbach delivers his usual wonderful photo at the top, this time of a giant swallowtail in a Cook County forest preserve. “The largest butterfly in North America loves nectar plants, including this bee balm,” he wrote. Peggy Notebaert …

The data represents 27 states – approximately 45.91% of the U.S. boat market. Coast Guard information (documented vessels) is complete. If you have any questions, please contact Statistical Surveys, Inc. • Phone: (616) 281-9898 • Website: www.statisticalsurveys.com New boat registrations have fallen 12.1% year-to-date and 9.2% year-on-year in the main categories of motor boats, according …

Summer waters are wide open and more Americans than ever are heading to sea. Now that coronavirus-related boating restrictions have been lifted in all 50 states and the pandemic has canceled various summer plans, including camps, sporting events and vacations, the boating industry is seeing a spike in interest to get out on the water. …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Boat sales are up in Ohio and across the country as Americans seek socially distanced entertainment amid the threat of the coronavirus. On the peninsula, Buckeye Sports Center broke its April sales record by 90%, selling around 70 boats instead of an average of 38. And halfway through that month, it also …

Heading to the Duluth Boat Show next weekend and looking to buy a new boat? You are not alone. The National Marine Manufacturers Association estimates that boat shows in the United States generate about half of all boat sales each year. And those sales are expected to be strong in 2020, up 2% from 2019 …

Mark your calendar for Friday March 20. It’s the first day of spring, and the warm weather means Missouri’s boating season won’t be far away. And that means many Missourians will be looking for a new or used boat to enjoy the state’s many waterways. There are 289,854 registered boats in Missouri, and boating continues …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA), representing North American manufacturers of pleasure craft, engines and marine accessories, today announced that when finalizing 2019 sales figures, retail sales of new powerboats Expected to remain in 2019 at around 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The busy winter boat show season kicks off …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – As the summer boating season kicks off this weekend, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced new data that shows unit sales of new powerboats in the United States have reached 276,000 in 2018, a 4% increase from 2017, the highest levels the U.S. boating industry has seen in 11 years. …

The 50-foot luxury yacht dominated the showroom floor, its glossy black hull masking three well-appointed bedrooms, mahogany cabinets and six televisions inside. The Galeon 500 Fly, weighing 55,000 pounds and listed at $1.6 million, is the largest and most expensive boat at the 2019 Houston Boat Show held this week at the NRG Center. Johnny …

After bottoming out in 2009 and 2010, new boat and equipment sales in Missouri have rebounded astonishingly, riding a wave of buying that likely set a record for new boat sales in the state. Last year. Sales of new boats fell below $200 million in Missouri at the height of the recession, but hit a …

After struggling during the Great Recession, boat sales are rising again in the United States and southern Nevada. Newly released data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association and its 2016 Recreational Boating Statistical Summary indicate that the $36 billion U.S. boating industry is at its strongest. high after the recession. “The industry has grown 6% …

More than 100,000 manufacturers, retailers, brokers and buyers gathered in Miami for one of the largest boating industry events in the world. Each year, the Miami International Boat Show and the luxury Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach take place simultaneously. Showboat events feature thousands of personal watercraft and accompanying water accessories, all of …

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the start of a new year, the US boating industry estimates that 2014 will see a 5-7% increase in new motorboat sales with continued growth of another 5% in 2015, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). This is the third straight year of steady growth for the industry coming out of …

Florida’s economy remains sluggish in many areas – foreclosures, home construction, job creation. But here’s a bright light: the state led the nation in boat sales in 2011. For most people, boats are the perfect purchase: they don’t need them. They want them. So when boats start to sell, it indicates that buyers are more …

After being hit by the financial crisis, the industry bottomed out last year when boat sales hit a record high of 137,000, a 55% drop from pre-2007 levels and a drop 14% compared to 2009. Expectations of a 10% increase in sales this year have been tempered by rising gasoline prices as well as economic …