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Data reported by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) show that new powerboat retail unit sales are expected to surpass 300,000 units for the second consecutive year, closing 2021 an estimated 4 to 6 percent below record highs in 2020 and 7 percent above the five-year sales average.

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Looking ahead, 2022 is expected to be another strong year for new boat sales, which are projected to surpass 2021 totals by as much as 3 percent.

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  • An estimated 1.1 million pre-owned boats were sold in 2021.
  • The recreational boating industry supports more than 690,000 American jobs and 35,000 American businesses.
  • Outdoor recreation accounts for 1.8 percent of U.S. GDP, generating $689 billion in gross economic output, of which recreational boating and fishing is the single largest segment, contributing nearly $31 billion in gross output and supporting 4.3 million American jobs. (Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis)
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  • Ninety-five percent of boats on the water in the U.S. are less than 26 feet—boats that can be trailered by a vehicle to local waterways.

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  • Texas: $2.4 billion, up 22 percent from 2019
  • Michigan: $1.3 billion, up 12 percent from 2019
  • North Carolina: $1.2 billion, up 24 percent from 2019
  • Minnesota: $1.1 billion, up 14 percent from 2019
  • Wisconsin: $967 million, up 22 percent from 2019
  • New York: $966 million, up 20 percent from 2019
  • California: $948 million, up 17 percent from 2019
  • Georgia: $921 million, up 24 percent from 2019
  • South Carolina: $859 million, up 20 percent from 2019

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The value of powerboats sold in the United States reached 4.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2023, rising by almost 10 percent versus the previous year. In total, 28 thousand boats of this kind were sold in the North American country .

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  • Number of boat owning households in the UK 2022, by type of boat
  • Royal Yachting Association: revenue in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2023
  • Distribution of boating activity events in the UK 2017-2019, by area
  • Boating activities participation in the UK 2020-2022
  • Boating activites: seasonal participation in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017
  • Gender distribution of yachting club members in England from 2013 to 2019
  • UK: distribution of people participating in boating activities in 2017, by season
  • UK: distribution of lifejacket usage for any boating activity from 2013 to 2017
  • UK: share of people participating in any boating activity 2002-2018
  • Number of people participating in yacht cruising in the UK 2015-2018
  • Number of people participating in motorboating in the UK 2015-2018
  • Number of people participating in small sail boating UK 2015-2018
  • Number of people participating in power boating in the UK 2015-2018
  • Number of people participating in canal boating in the UK 2015-2018
  • Royal Yachting Association: breakdown of income in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017-2020
  • Royal Yachting Association: breakdown of direct expenditure in the UK 2017-2020
  • Royal Yachting Association: total administrative expenditure in the UK 2013-2020
  • United Kingdom: number of Royal Yachting Association club members 2016, by country
  • England: average Royal Yachting Association (RYA) clubs members 2013-2016
  • England: size of yachting clubs in England 2015 to 2016
  • England: family memberships in the Royal Yachting Association 2018, by region
  • England: junior memberships declared by the Royal Yachting Association 2019 by region
  • England: female memberships declared by the Royal Yachting Association 2019 by region
  • United Kingdom (UK): enterprises building ships & boats 2008-2018
  • Poland: enterprises building ships & boats 2011-2022
  • Italy: enterprises building ships & boats 2012-2022
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  • Sweden: enterprises building ships & boats 2011-2022
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  • Croatia: enterprises building ships & boats 2011-2022
  • Netherlands: enterprises building ships & boats 2011-2022
  • Industry revenue of “building of ships and boats“ in the United Kingdom 2012-2025
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  • Premium Statistic Royal Yachting Association: revenue in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2023
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UK: Demographics and Use

  • Basic Statistic United Kingdom: number of outdoor watersport participants in 2018, by activity
  • Basic Statistic Boating activities participation in the UK 2020-2022
  • Basic Statistic Boating activites: seasonal participation in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017
  • Premium Statistic Gender distribution of yachting club members in England from 2013 to 2019
  • Premium Statistic UK: distribution of people participating in boating activities in 2017, by season
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  • Premium Statistic Number of people participating in yacht cruising in the UK 2015-2018
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RYA memberships

  • Premium Statistic United Kingdom: number of Royal Yachting Association club members 2016, by country
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  • Premium Statistic England: size of yachting clubs in England 2015 to 2016
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EU: Revenue

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Boat Capacity Plate Rules and Calculation

According to United States Coast Guard statistics, the leading cause of boating-related deaths is capsizing. How can you minimize this risk? By understanding the information on your Boat Capacity Plate and following the recommendations for number of people, gross load and horsepower for your boat.

Remember, boating regulations are there to keep you safe. It’s not only illegal to drive a boat with more than the maximum number of people or maximum weight on board, it’s also very dangerous.

What is a boat capacity plate?

According to Federal Law, all powerboats less than 20 feet long need to have a boat capacity plate. It is a small, metal sign that should be permanently fastened near the helm.

Each capacity plate shows the acceptable legal load for that specific size and type of boat :

  • Maximum passenger weight in lbs. and the estimated equivalent number of adult passengers
  • Maximum gross load, including gear, engine, and passengers
  • Maximum recommended boat engine size (horsepower)

Keep in mind that the recommendations on the capacity place apply to boating in good weather. If you are just learning how to drive a boat , be sure that you only take to the water in optimal conditions.

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The individual weight of each person on board can vary. Boat manufacturers calculate the maximum number of passengers on a boat using an average weight of between 150lbs and 185lbs per person .

You will have to rely on your common sense and adjust the number of people on board according to their individual size. In addition, if you have a lot of heavy equipment in your boat, you may have to further reduce the number of passengers to boat safely.

The maximum person number on a boat capacity plate is a guideline, and it is your responsibility to calculate the weight of your passengers and equipment correctly. Always keep the water below the waterline! And don’t hesitate to take a boater safety course or learn more about the parts of a boat to make sure you’re doing things right.

Maximum Gross Load

Even if you are the only person on your boat, you can still overload it by filling it with too many supplies. In other words, it’s not just the number of people in your boat that could make it capsize, it’s also the overall weight of everything in the boat.

To avoid swamping or capsizing even if you are under the recommended load, be sure to distribute the contents of your boat evenly, placing most of the weight in the middle of the boat.

Again, recommendations on a boat capacity plate only apply to good weather conditions. If you are boating in bad weather, you have to be extra careful, since a boat is harder to control in higher waves.

Maximum engine power or horsepower

Boat capacity plates will also indicate the recommended horsepower for your size and type of boat.

Using an engine that is too large for your boat can lead to the stern sitting too low, increasing the risk of the boat being swamped by its own wake or the wake of passing boats. It also makes the boat more difficult to control.

The danger of overloading or overpowering your boat cannot be overstated.

Boat capacity calculation

If your boat does not have a boat capacity plate, you can still make some calculations on your own and avoid capsizing:

Safe engine size

Some small, flat-bottomed boats do not have a boat capacity plate. But don’t worry, you can still calculate the maximum horsepower for a small boat.

You just need to calculate your boat’s square footage as follows:

Boat length x width of transom = boat square footage

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Safe number of people on board

You can also calculate the number of people you can safely take on board without a boat capacity plate.

Number of people = (boat length (ft.) × boat width (ft.)) ÷ 15

Remember, this equation is appropriate for mono-hulled boats that are less than 20 feet long, being operated in good weather conditions.

Personal watercraft are different from boats. Even though they may measure less than 20 feet, the rules for the number of passengers and total load are different, and you cannot use the above calculations to determine safe capacity. Please refer to the manufacturer’s manual or individual state laws.

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Even without a boat capacity plate, you can still calculate appropriate load and horsepower limits for your boat.

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2023) – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which represents 85 percent of the country’s recreational boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens of boat shows between January and March to shop the latest boats as they continue prioritizing outdoor recreation. Boat retailers and manufacturers have historically generated between 30-to-50 percent of their annual sales at boat shows.

Coming off a record year of extraordinary demand in 2021 led to the second highest ranked year in nearly two decades for recreational marine expenditures at $56.7 billion. New powerboat retail unit sales normalized in 2022, down an estimated 15-18 percent, to pre-pandemic growth years (2015-2019) with an estimated 250,000 new units sold, 25 percent above previous averages (2008-2014). Looking ahead to 2023, early indications point to continued healthy demand with new retail unit sales expected to remain on par with 2022.

This momentum comes as Americans demonstrate an ongoing prioritization of a life well-lived, spent enjoying outdoor experiences with family and friends and marine manufacturers continue strategically managing production and inventory pipelines following two years of supply chain bottlenecks. Segments driving growth in 2022 included entry-level boats such as personal watercraft, freshwater aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats, as well as pontoon boats that are less than 26 feet.

“Last year was a healthy year for recreational boating with momentum coming off of record sales in 2021 due to continued demand and the fact that supply chain shortages prevented our industry from overproducing like we saw happen in other sectors over the past two years,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, NMMA president. “With boat shows fully returning following two years of limited events due to COVID, we’ve already seen encouraging sales reports within certain categories, coupled with consumers continuing to invest in the unique experiences that come from being on the water.”

New data from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), released in November, shows the outdoor recreation economy has seen record-breaking years, sustaining remarkable growth despite navigating a post-pandemic environment. In 2021, outdoor recreation generated $862 billion in economic output, accounting for 1.9 percent of U.S. GDP, making it a larger contributor than agriculture, extraction of oil and gas, and mining. Outdoor recreation also supported 4.5 million American jobs. What’s more, recreational boating and fishing are the number one contributor to the near-billion dollar outdoor recreation economy , surpassing RVing, hunting, and other outdoor activities.

With dozens of boat shows being held around the U.S., including Discover Boating®’s 10 show line-up this winter, manufacturers and dealers will unveil the latest product innovations and technologies, offer exclusive promotions and provide immersive boating activities to engage potential first-time boat buyers as well as millions of boaters look to come together during the off season.

“We’ve done extensive research to better understand boaters of today and tomorrow and local boat shows are a consistent favorite given the sense of community they create by bringing together boaters of all interests, access to all local dealers and new boat models in one place, the ability to board and buy boats, shop the newest gear, and be immersed in education and experiences—they take pop-up retail and social meet-ups to the next level,” said Ellen Bradley, senior vice president of marketing and communications for NMMA.

U.S. Recreational Boating by the Numbers

Unless otherwise noted, the following additional data are from the NMMA’s 2021 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract.

  • Annual U.S. sales of boats, marine products and services totaled $56.7 billion in 2021, up 12.7 percent from 2020.
  • It’s not just new boats seeing strong sales; an estimated 1.15 million pre-owned boats were sold in 2021, up 9.2 percent over 2020.
  • The recreational boating industry is an economic driver supporting more than 690,000 American jobs and 35,000 American businesses.
  • Outdoor recreation accounts for 1.9 percent of U.S. GDP, generating $862 billion in gross economic output, of which recreational boating and fishing is the single largest segment with an attributed $50.4 billion, supporting 4.5 million American jobs. (Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis ).
  • Recreational boating is a uniquely American-made industry: Ninety-five percent of boats sold in the U.S. are made in America.
  • An estimated 100 million Americans go boating each year.
  • Recreational boating isn’t just for the one percent. Sixty-one percent of boat owners have an annual household income of $100,000 or less.
  • Ninety-five percent of boats on the water in the U.S. are less than 26 feet—boats that can be trailered by a vehicle to local waterways.

Leading the nation in sales of new powerboat, engine, trailer and accessories in 2021 were the following states:

  • 1. Florida: $5.4 billion, up 3.7 percent from 2020
  • 2. Texas: $2.4 billion, up 2.6 percent from 2020
  • 3. Michigan: $1.5 billion, up 16.3 percent from 2020
  • 4. North Carolina: $1.24 billion, up 2.8 percent from 2020
  • 5. Minnesota: $1.2 billion, up 13.8 percent from 2020
  • 6. New York: $1.16 billion, up 10.5 percent from 2020
  • 7. California: $1.1 billion, up 17 percent from 2020
  • 8. Wisconsin: $1 billion, up 17 percent from 2020
  • 9. Georgia: $924 million, up 1.9 percent from 2020
  • 10. Alabama: $898 million, up 7.4 percent from 2020

About NMMA: The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the leading trade organization for the North American recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, marine accessories and gear used by millions of boaters in North America. The association serves its members and their sales and service networks by improving the business environment for recreational boating including providing domestic and international sales and marketing opportunities, reducing unnecessary government regulation, decreasing the cost of doing business, and helping grow boating participation. As the largest producer of boat and sport shows in the U.S., NMMA connects the recreational boating industry with the boating consumer year-round. Learn more at www.nmma.org and get engaged with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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