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Automotive and Transportation Recreational Boats Market

The Recreational Boat Market is projected to grow at a CAGR 1.97% rate during the forecast period. Changes in technology, increase in boat size, increase in high net worth population, rising economy, and growing tourism are some of the major factors for the growth of recreational boats market.


Outboard boats are estimated to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period owing to many advantages like low cost of maintenance, better deck area, better engine accessibility, and varied power of engines which can be fitted to the boats. Activities like fishing, cruising and watersports can be conducted using the outboard/pontoon boats. The demand for outboard boats is more in markets like North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand etc.


Engine powered boats are expected to have the largest market in the future. There are many engine powered boats classified based on fuel type (diesel, gasoline, hybrid, electric etc). Engine powered boats are comparatively faster than sail boats and human powered boats. Engine powered boats can be driven in all weather conditions and are much stable. Activities like cruising and fishing can be conducted on such type of boats. North America is expected to be the largest market for engine powered boats in terms of value.


Asia Oceania is the fastest recreational boats market in the world. China and Australia hold the maximum market share for recreational boats. The rise in the per capita income in the developing countries and the increase in the number of people who can invest in the recreational activities have resulted in the growing demand for the recreational boats. There has been high demand for imported boats in the region, specifically from the countries like the USA, France, the UK, Germany, etc., which will further instigate the growth of recreational boats in the region.


Key Market Players include Brunswick (USA), Groupe Beneteau (France), Azimut Benetti (Italy), Sunseeker International Limited (UK), Ranger boats (USA), Tracker Boats (USA), Lund Boats (USA), Marine Product Corporation (USA), Bennington Marine LLC (USA), Hobie Cat Company (USA), Ferretti Group (Italy), Bavaria Yachtbau (Germany), Godfrey Pontoon Group (USA), Catalina Yachts (USA), and Mahindra Odyssea (India).


Key Questions addressed by the report

  • What is the current market scenario and how is it expected to change in the future?
  • What could be the estimated shares of the following regions in the recreational boats market in 2018, and what would be the CAGR of the market in these regions during the forecast period from 2019 to 2027?
  • Which countries are the major contributor for the recreational boats market and what would be the CAGR of the market in these countries during the forecast period from 2019 to 2027?
  • According to you, what are the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the growth of the recreational boats market across the globe?
  • What are the key strategies adopted by the players? Which new advancements are the game changers? How are companies mapped as per the Micro Quadrant?
  • What factors will impact the revenue of companies?


  1. Introduction
  2. Market Definition
  3. Study Scope
  4. Study Period
  5. Market Stakeholders
  6. Research Methodology
  7. Secondary Research
  8. Primary Research
  9. Research Design
  10. Data Validation
  11. Limitations and Assumptions
  12. Market Dynamics
  13. Drivers
  14. Growth in the GDP and Disposable Income
  15. Increasing Number of Boat Shows and Tournaments
  16. Integration of New Technologies in the Boats
  17. Challenges
  18. Trade Barriers Between Different Regions
  19. Finding Qualified and Experienced Technicians
  20. Attracting New Families and Youngsters to Purchase A New Boat
  21. Strict Pollution Norms for Recreational Boats
  22. Opportunities
  23. Growing Demand for Outboard Boats
  24. Retrofitting and Maintenance of Boats
  25. Executive Summary
  26. Recreational Boats Market, By Distribution Channel
  27. Observations (Dealers, Boat Shows, and Online Medium for Sales of Recreational Boats)
  28. Recreational Boats Market, By Boat Type
  29. Outboard Boats
  30. Inboard/Stern Type Boats
  31. Personal Watercraft Boats
  32. Sail Boats/Yachts
  33. Rigid Inflatable Boats
  34. Recreational Boats Market, By Activity Type
  35. Cruising + Watersports
  36. Fishing
  37. Recreational Boats Market, By Power Source
  38. Engine Powered
  39. Sail Powered
  40. Human Powered
  41. Global Recreational Boats Market, By Region
  42. North America
  43. USA
  44. Canada
  45. Mexico
  46. Europe
  47. Germany
  48. France
  49. Spain
  50. UK
  51. Italy
  52. Asia Pacific
  53. India
  54. Japan
  55. China
  56. Korea
  57. Australia
  58. New Zealand
  59. RoW
  60. Brazil
  61. Russia
  62. Company Profiles
  63. Brunswick
  64. Groupe Beneteau
  65. Azimut Benetti Group
  66. Sunseeker International Limited
  67. Bennington Marine LLC
  68. Marine Product Corporation
  69. Catalina Yachts
  70. Ranger Boats
  71. Hobie CAT Company
  72. Tracker Boats
  73. Lund Boats
  74. Godfrey Pontoon Group
  75. Ferretti Group
  76. Mahindra Odyssea
  77. Bavaria Yachtbau


*Company introduction, financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis



  1. Conclusion and Recommendations
  2. Appendix
  3. About
  4. Related Reports
  5. Glossary



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