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Recreational Boating in the US by Product and Region, 11th Edition

Recreational Boating in the US by Product and Region, 11th Edition

Demand for recreational boating products in the US is forecast to increase 4.9% per year from 2017 to 2022, reaching $17.9 billion. Growth will be driven by a healthy economy and increased consumer spending.

This report covers the market for recreational boating in the US by product and region. Products are separated into recreational boats and propulsion systems and accessories used in recreational boats. Data is presented in units and US dollars.

Boats in the study include:
Outboard Powerboats
Inboard Powerboats
Sterndrive Powerboats
Personal Watercraft
Sailboats
Other Boats

Propulsion systems and accessories include:
OEM Outboard Propulsions Systems
OEM Inboard and Sterndrive Propulsion Systems
Repower Propulsion Systems
Boating Accessories

Regions in the study include:
Northeast
Midwest
South
West

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the market for recreational boating in the US including key trends by product and region. This study covers recreational boats and propulsion systems and accessories used in recreational boats. Historical data are provided for 2007, 2012, and 2017 with forecasts for 2022, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in units and US dollars. Also included is an analysis of the key industry players in the recreational boating market, as well as analysis of consumer survey data.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Recreational Boating Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in Recreational Boating Products
    • Recreational Boating Supply & Demand Overview
      • Historical Trends
        • Table Figure 2-2 | Recreational Boating Product Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Supply & Demand Forecast
        • Table Recreational Boating Product Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Traditional Boat Owners and Efforts to Expand Base
      • Traditional Boat Owner Profile
      • Gender and Race Profile
        • Table Race and Gender of Consumers Whose Household Owns a Boat, 2017
      • Age Trends
        • Table Age of Consumers Whose Household Owns a Boat, 2017
      • Income Trends
        • Table Income of Households That Own a Boat, 2017
      • Efforts to Expand Base
    • Boating Activity Trends
      • Boating Activity Trends Overview
      • Fishing
        • Table Figure 2-3 | Freshwater Fishing Demographic Profile
        • Table Race and Gender of Freshwater Fishing Participants
      • Water Activities
        • Table Age of Water Activity Participants in Last 12 Months
        • Table Figure 2-4 | Age of Water Activity Participants in Last 12 Months
    • Recreational Boat Retail Sales
      • Table Recreational Boat Retail Sales, 2007 - 2022
    • Recreational Boats in Use
      • Table Recreational Boats in Use by Type, 2007 - 2022
    • Pricing
      • Table Selected Recreational Boat Prices, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 2-5 | Price Volatility for New Recreational Boats, 2007 - 2022
    • Technology
      • Technology Overview
      • Engines & Engine Controls
        • Table Figure 2-6 | SeaStar Solutions' Optimus 360 Joystick
      • Electronics
        • Table Figure 2-7 | Mercury Marine's VesselView Display
        • Table Figure 2-8 | Humminbird's HELIX 10 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
        • Table Figure 2-9 | Malibu's Surf Band
    • Regulatory & Safety Issues
      • Regulatory & Safety Overview
      • Emissions & Noise Issues
      • Wildlife & Environmental Protection Issues
      • Safety Issues
    • Global Outlook
    • Trade
      • Table US Recreational Boating Foreign Trade, 2007 - 2022
  • RECREATIONAL BOATS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Trends in Recreational Boats
    • Supply & Demand by Boat Type
      • Overview
      • Supply & Demand Forecast
        • Table Recreational Boat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-2 | Demand for Recreational Boats: Volume & Value, 2017
      • Outboard Powerboats
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Outboard, Inboard, and Sterndrive Powerboats Volume Share Comparison, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Outboard Powerboat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Outboard Powerboat Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Outboard Powerboat Demand by Product, 2017 - 2022
        • Table Pontoon Boats Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Fish & Ski Boats Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Bass Boats Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Center Console Boats Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Runabouts Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Other Boats Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Selected Outboard Powerboat Producers
      • Inboard Powerboats
        • Table Inboard Powerboat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Inboard Powerboat Volume Demand by Product, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Inboard Cabin Cruiser Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Runabout & Other Inboard Powerboat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Selected Inboard Powerboat Producers
      • Sterndrive Powerboats
        • Table Sterndrive Powerboat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-6 | Sterndrive Powerboat Volume Demand, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Selected Sterndrive Powerboat Producers
      • Personal Watercraft
        • Table Personal Watercraft Regulatory & Safety Issues
        • Table Personal Watercraft Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-7 | Personal Watercraft Market, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Selected Personal Watercraft Producers
      • Sailboats
        • Table Sailboat Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-8 | Sailboat Market, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Sailboat Demand by Design, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Sailboat Demand by Length, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Selected Sailboat Producers
      • Other Recreational Boats
        • Table Other Recreational Boats Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-9 | Other Recreational Boats Market, 2007 - 2017
  • PROPULSION SYSTEMS & BOATING ACCESSORIES
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in Propulsion Systems & Boating Accessories
    • Overview
      • Table Propulsion Systems and Boating Accessories Overview
    • Propulsion Systems
      • Regulatory & Overview
      • Supply & Demand Forecast
        • Table Propulsion System Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • OEM Propulsion Systems
        • Table OEM Propulsion System Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Evinrude's E-TEC G2 200-Horsepower Outboard Engine
        • Table OEM Outboard Propulsion System Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Selected Outboard Propulsion System Producers
        • Table OEM Inboard & Sterndrive Propulsion System Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Selected Inboard & Sterndrive Propulsion System Producers
      • Repower Propulsion Systems
        • Table Repower Propulsion System Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Boating Accessories
      • Overview
      • Supply & Demand Forecast
        • Table Boating Accessory Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Boating Accessories Market, 2007 - 2017
      • Navigational & Electric
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Lowrance's Hook2 12 TripleShot Transducer
      • Trailers
      • Other Accessories
  • REGIONS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Key Regional Trends in Recreational Boating
    • Regional Trends
      • Overview
      • Economic
        • Table US Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Population
        • Table Population by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Boat Ownership
        • Table Share of Consumers Whose Household Owns a Boat by Region, 2017
    • Demand by Region
      • Table Recreational Boating Demand by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 5-2 | Recreational Boating Demand by Region, 2017
    • Northeast
      • Northeast: Overview
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Northeast Recreational Boating Market Position
        • Table Northeast Recreational Boating Demand by Subregion & Product, 2007 - 2022
      • New England
      • Middle Atlantic
    • Midwest
      • Midwest: Overview
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Midwest Recreational Boating Market Position
        • Table Midwest Recreational Boating Demand by Subregion & Product, 2007 - 2022
      • East North Central
      • West North Central
    • South
      • South: Overview
        • Table Figure 5-5 | South Recreational Boating Market Position
        • Table South Recreational Boating Demand by Subregion & Product, 2007 - 2022
      • South Atlantic
      • East South Central
      • West South Central
    • West
      • West: Overview
        • Table Figure 5-6 | West Recreational Boating Market Position
        • Table West Recreational Boating Demand by Subregion & Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Mountain
      • Pacific
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Recreational Boating Product Sales by Company, 2017
    • Market Share
      • Overview
        • Table Figure 6-1 | US Recreational Boating Market Share, 2017
      • Brunswick
        • Table Figure 6-2 | Recreational Boating: Leading Supplier
      • Yamaha Motor
        • Table Figure 6-3 | Recreational Boating: Second Leading Supplier
      • Second Tier Suppliers
      • Other Leading Suppliers
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Competitive Strategies in the US Recreational Boating Industry
    • Product Development
    • Manufacturing
    • Distribution
    • Marketing
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: US Geographic Regions & Subregions
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
      • US Studies
      • Global Studies
    • Definitions
      • General
      • Recreational Boats
      • Propulsion Systems & Boating Accessories
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 7-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2017, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average
      • Demographics
        • Table Population & Households, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 7-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2002 - 2017
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2007 - 2022
      • Consumer Financing
        • Table Consumer Financing Environment, 2007 - 2017

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