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Boat Dealership and Repair in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Boat Dealership and Repair in the US

The Boat Dealership and Repair industry sells new and used boats, including canoes, sailboats and motorboats (except personal watercraft) and boat parts and accessories. Additionally, industry operators provide repairs and maintenance services. These mechanics may be employed by a boat dealer or operate as an independent shop. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue has increased, despite some fluctuations in year to year growth. Although the number of boat registrations declined over the past five years, expenditure on boats has actually increased during the period. The strengthening economy has enabled consumers to spend more on leisure activities, such as boating, thereby boosting industry revenue. As consumers increased their spending on boats and boat repair services, profit margins also improved. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is projected to grow at a slightly slower rate than the previous period as consumer confidence is anticipated to decrease, leading to fewer new and used boat sales.

This industry sells new and used recreational boats like canoes, sailboats and motorboats (except personal watercraft), boat parts and accessories. This industry also provides repair and maintenance services; boat repairers may be employed by a boat dealer or operate as an independent shop.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table MarineMax Inc. (US industry-specific segment) financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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