- Strong consumer demand continues to move boat inventory faster than before the pandemic
- Global average boat value is 28.9% higher than 2019
- Boats sold in the first half of the year total over $6 billion globally
- Average price of boats in the 26-foot range continues to rise, up 71.5% in the U.S. and 140.6% internationally
On August 1, 2022—Boats Group, a global leader in online boating marketplaces, announced findings from its latest market report, analyzing the first half of 2022 while comparing pre-pandemic trends alongside pandemic-driven growth. The rising value of boats has yet to affect consumer demand, with listed boats moving off the market faster and sales remaining higher than before the pandemic in 2019.