“The boat buying public is fully on board for outboards. Retail sales increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high.
“We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher performance engines continue with outboard engine sales growth in 2019 led by engines 200hp-plus, accounting for 27% of sales, and sales of 300hp-plus engines up 18%,” said Vicky Yu, director of business intelligence for NMMA. “We expect another growth year for outboard engines sales in 2020.””
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The advancement in technologies for outboard engines is certainly helping to increase the popularity and sales of such engines. Many boaters looking to replace their aging motors now have a variety of options to choose from. Perhaps the biggest take away is just how big the improvements to outboard motors are. Over the last several years there have been some truly revolutionary advancements in terms of power, speed and performance.
At Robbinsdale Marine we not only repair outboard engines, we also sell them! Visit our outboard engine sales page to learn more about the used and rebuild models we offer. Call us at 763-533-0300 if you have any questions.