Data Center

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Pulse Reports

In partnership with Soundings Trade Only and Baird Research, MRAA produces a monthly “Pulse Report,” which helps to identify today’s trends and dealer sentiment to help you make more informed decisions for your business.


MRAA Industry Insights

Gain a better understanding of the Pulse Reports with MRAA Research Specialist Drew MIck. These short videos provide a brief overview of the Pulse Reports.

Cover of J.D. Power Q1 2023 Marine Market Insights showing blue and green bar graph

Marine Market Insights: Boat Shows, Outboards & the Inventory Race

Lenny Sims, VP Business Development/Strategy – Specialty Vehicles for J.D. Power and the MRAA Discuss Insights on the 2023 Q1 Marine Market.

J.D. Power and the MRAA have collaborated to supply your dealership with a Quarter One 2023 Marine Market Insights report. This includes Marine Values, Marine Values vs. Traffic, Marine Categories, Power Boat Brands, Marine Brands, Model Years, Fuel Price Data and Economic Data.

Marine Industry Compensation Study

With the 2022 Compensation Study, more than 980 position-level responses were collected from a total of 103 retail locations for this in-depth report, which was created in response to an industry-driven desire to identify staffing and compensation trends for dealership employees across North America. The results of the study are being shared with the industry through an executive summary and a full report.

Existing Customers Data from MRAA

Data Infographics

Calling all visual learners! Marine Industry Data can be a lot sometimes. MRAA develops easy to follow infographics to help sort that data. Each month, MRAA develops an infographic with timely data and information for your dealership to use to better understand what’s going on in the industry.

2016 MRAA Marine Industry Workforce Assessment

A 2016 Survey conducted by the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas provides strong evidence that the workforce challenges facing the marine industry have reached unprecedented levels. What are boat dealerships saying about the shortage of qualified candidates? How are they reacting? How can the industry come together and find a remedy?
The answers to these questions and more begin with understanding the cause and effect of the marine industry’s workforce shortage.