Recreational Fiberglass Boat Market Report
The Recreational Fiberglass Boat Market is Segmented by Boat Type (Outboard Boat, Inboard/Sterndrive Boat, PWC, and Others), by Application Type (Fishing, Watersports, Sailing, and Others), by Power Type (Engine-Powered and Sail-Propelled), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World)
The Recreational Fiberglass Boat Market is Segmented by Boat Type (Outboard Boat, Inboard/Sterndrive Boat, PWC, and Others), by Application Type (Fishing, Watersports, Sailing, and Others), by Power Type (Engine-Powered and Sail-Propelled), and by Region...
Covid-19 has impacted the market dynamics, competition, and global supply chain. The revenues have gone down in 2020 and may resume an uptrend gradually from 2021. Companies optimizing their operation and strategy will sustain and beat the competition.
Note: The summary below might not have included insights on covid impact since we have large number of reports.
The next five years for the recreational fiberglass boats seem vigorous with attractive growth opportunities across the world. It is anticipated that the global recreational fiberglass boat market size is projected to depict a healthy growth over the next five years to reach an estimated value of US$ 9,538.5 million in 2024. Continuous increase in new powerboat sales, an increasing number of fishing participants, an increasing number of outboard motorboat sales, increasing HNWI population, and affordability of recreational fiberglass boats are major growth drivers of the recreational fiberglass boat market.
Another factor drawing a consequential interest in the market is an increasing number of merger & acquisition activities in the past couple of years, leading to a greater market concentration. Major boat manufacturers own a large number of brands and have keenly been acquiring other brands in order to gain a larger chunk of the market. For instance, Malibu acquired Cobalt and Pursuit Boats in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Similarly, in 2017, acquisition of Nauticstar, LLC by Mastercraft.
The USA and Canada have been the pioneer markets for recreational boats for many decades. In 2018, roughly 49 million people were fishing participants in the USA, accounting for approximately 16.5% of the total population of the country. Fishing is the most popular boating activity and 2nd most popular outdoor activity in the USA.