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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 165 export by value totaled $104.11 million for the month of August, $1.18 billion through August of 2019, and $1.61 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$361.51 M
2Bahamas$157.38 M
3Mexico$148.09 M
4Italy$43.69 M
5The Netherlands$43.3 M
6Spain$35.74 M
7Cayman Islands$32.95 M
8Costa Rica$32.63 M
9Australia$30.51 M
10Japan$26.84 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.18 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $258,084,656
2Port Everglades, Fla. $251,844,646
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $72,530,471
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $59,783,213
5Port of Charleston $38,853,685
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $36,560,183
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $31,352,322
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $29,850,087
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $29,789,052
10Port Miami $29,694,548

U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 1.96 percent through August to $1.18 billion

U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 1.96 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.18 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 165 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 161 for the last full year with a total value of $1.61 billion, a $79.96 million, 5.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Bahamas, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, Fla., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $361,514,622
2Bahamas $157,383,526
3Mexico $148,091,614
4Italy $43,694,861
5The Netherlands $43,295,607
6Spain $35,736,569
7Cayman Islands $32,952,509
8Costa Rica $32,628,167
9Australia $30,513,805
10Japan $26,839,169

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $200,930,261
2Atlanta/Savannah $70,149,653
3Detroit $55,211,515
4Charleston $37,203,585
5Pembina, N.D. $30,326,558
6Jacksonville/Tampa $23,245,584
7Seattle $22,152,311
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,714,184
9Baltimore $17,678,324
10Los Angeles $11,780,428

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 112.6 percent compared to last year to $258.08 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 5.13 percent compared to last year to $251.84 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 8.25 percent compared to last year to $72.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 22.3 percent compared to last year to $59.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.76 percent compared to last year to $38.85 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $81.05 million, 18.31 percent, (30.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Bahamas increased $152.36 million, 3031.41 percent, (13.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $867,432, 0.58 percent, (12.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy decreased $36.98 million, 45.84 percent, (3.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $21.39 million, 97.6 percent, (3.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.99 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $753.98 million of the $1.18 billion total.

All totaled, 57.8 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $681.1 million of the $1.18 billion total