The National Marine Manufacturers Association has reported that new powerboat registrations increased in 2014 for the third consecutive year — up 8.7% over 2013. However it is Personal watercraft, Jet Drive boats, and Ski boats that led the growth (up 21.1%, 15.7%, and 14.7% respectively).

The Pacific region led the sales growth, going up 15.9%, followed by the South Atlantic and East South Central regions (up 15.2% and 10.5% respectively). Together, these three regions accounted for 41% of total sales.