Powerboat registrations increased through April 2018 on a rolling 12 month, year-over-year basis. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reported that new powerboat registrations were up 3.6% through April 2018 on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis. While cruisers, two boats and outboard-propelled runabouts were up 8 to 9%, boats 27 feet or larger were up 11.9%.
Data for May 2018 showed boat registrations to be up 2.1% in main powerboat categories compared to May of 2017 and this is even after May of 2017 was up 8.5% compared to May of 2016.
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As a result MarineMax sells brokerage boats twice as fast and gets more money for our listings.