Recreational Boating Market to Garner $35.4 Billion by 2027: Allied Market Research

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[288 Pages Report] Surge in inclination toward recreational water sport activities and rise in water-based tourism fuel the global recreational boating market growth. Europe accounted for the highest market share in 2019, and is projected to maintain its lead by 2027. Boat and engine production firms stopped the production activities during the initial two quarters of 2020, due to supply chain disruptions, raw materials shortage, and scarcity of workforce.

Portland, OR, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the report published by Allied Market Research, the global recreational boating market generated $29.0 billion in 2019, and is expected to garner $35.4 billion by 2027, witnessing a CAGR of 5.1% from 2020 to 2027. The report provides an extensive analysis of changing market trends, major segments, key investment pockets, value chain, regional scenario, and competitive landscape.

Increase in interest toward recreational water sport activities and surge in water-based tourism drive the growth of the global recreational boating market. However, high initial costs of ownership and environmental concerns related to recreational boats hinder the market growth. On the other hand, technological advancements in boats and boat engines create new opportunities in the coming years.

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Covid-19 Scenario:

  • Many countries implemented lockdown measures during the Covid-19 pandemic. Boat and engine production companies halted the production activities during the first and second quarter of 2020, due to disrupted supply chains, shortage of raw materials, and unavailability of sufficient workforce.

  • According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the sales of new boats rebounded rapidly by 59% in May 2020 as compared to April 2020. Moreover, the sales increased by nearly 9% from pre-pandemic levels on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

  • Many recreational activities including boating were shut down temporarily to prevent gathering of people and spread of coronavirus. However, these activities were started during the post-lockdown, which led to steady recovery of the market.

The report offers detailed segmentation of the global recreational boating market based on power, product type, activity type, size, and region.

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Based on power, the engine powered segment accounted for the highest market share in 2019, holding nearly three-fourths of the total market share, and is expected to maintain its leadership status during the forecast period. Moreover, this segment is projected to manifest the highest CAGR of 5.6% from 2020 to 2027.

Based on product type, the inboard boats segment contributed to the highest share in 2019, accounting for nearly two-fifths of the global recreational boating market, and is estimated to continue its dominant share in terms of revenue during the forecast period. However, the personal watercrafts segment is expected to manifest the fastest CAGR of 8.0% from 2020 to 2027.

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Based on region, Europe held the highest market share in 2019, accounting for more than half of the total share, and is estimated to maintain its lead position by 2027. However, LAMEA is projected to witness the fastest CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period.

Leading players of the global recreational boating market analyzed in the research include Azimut Benetti Group, Groupe Beneteau, Brunswick Corporation, Marine Products Corporation, Hobie Cat Company, Polaris Inc, Mastercraft Boat Holdings, Inc, White River Marine Group, Sunseeker International Limited, and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

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