National Marine Manufacturers Association

Canadian boat tariffs removed

Last week, the Government of Canada removed all retaliatory tariffs on U.S. recreational boats entering Canada, immediately ending a levy that impacted boat businesses on both sides of the border. National Marine Manufacturers Association and NMMA Canada heralded the news, calling the action a momentous step in the right direction for the North American marine industry, which has been particularly suppressed by…

NMMA: U.S. boat sales strong for boat show season

With the industry in the midst of the busy winter boat show season – a crucial selling period – the National Marine Manufacturers Association recently announced that unit sales of new powerboats are expected to be up 6 percent, marking an estimated 260,000 new powerboats sold last year. As consumer confidence continues to rise and boat manufacturers introduce products and…