Building from momentum in the second half of 2011, PWC sales were up 7.8 percent year-over-year in December among Bellwether states, according to Info-Link Technologies, despite the issue of fiscal austerity. Sales among all states, for which data is available through September, showed PWC sales following nearly in-line with the Bellwether trend and climbing 5.4 percent year-over-year in September.
Powerboat sales were up 11 percent year-over-year in during the last month of 2012, adding another month to five straight of growth for powerboats greater than 15 feet, according to the latest Bellwether Report from Info-Link Technologies.
The Bellwether Report, based on new boat registrations among a geographically dispersed group of boating states, revealed all boat segments achieving at least minor growth for the month.
Full graphs of the Info-Link Technologies Bellwether Report can be found here: Info-Link Technologies Bellwether Report.