Boating on Upswing; Up to 26 Percent in U.S. During Last Five Years

Posted: August 19, 2014  |  By: Louis Gerlinger [The Log]

WASHINGTON — National Marine Manufacturer’s Association President Thom Dammrich says that the boating industry, and outdoor recreation as a whole, continues to see growth across the country. 

“And while this progress is wonderful for boating,” Dammrich told The Log News Service Aug. 5, “there is more to be done on Capitol Hill to ensure this trend continues for generations to come.

A strong economy coupled with job growth must be secured to protect the health of the boating industry. NMMA is committed to continuing our work with members of Congress on broad issues as well as those specific to our industry to ensure that a strong boating industry can grow for years to come," he said.

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