Table 4-7 Boating Use, Ownership, and Facilities (Estimated)
Boating Use, Ownership, and Facilities (Estimated)
|People participating inrecreational boating||69,486,000|
|All boats in use||16,999,400|
|Registered (numbered) boats||12,782,143|
|Outboard boats owned||8,342,300|
|Inboard boats owned||1,678,240|
|Sterndrive boats owned||1,742,800|
|Misc. craft owned (Canoes, rowboats, dinghies, and other craft registered by the states)||972,200|
|Other (Estimated canoes, rowboats etc. not registered by the states)||1,579,200|
|Outboard motors owned||8,759,400|
|Inboard engines owned (Includes gasoline, diesel, and jet drive marine engines)||2,202,400|
|Boat trailers owned||7,563,900|
|Marina, boatyards, yacht clubs, dockominiums, parks, & other||12,000|
NOTES: All industry figures are estimates. Ownership figures are based on Coast Guard registrations and estimates of nonregistered boats.
SOURCE: National Marine Manufacturers Association, Chicago, IL, available at http://www.nmma.org as of June 26, 2001.
- The number of recreational boats exceeds the number of registered or numbered boats because some boats are not required to register with a government body.