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

Exports: Motorboats and yachts

Motorboats and yachts, the No. 163 export by value totaled $134.31 million for the month of February, $267.59 million through February 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$91.22 M
2The Netherlands$31.62 M
3Cayman Islands$28.46 M
4Mexico$19.42 M
5Costa Rica$13.92 M
6Japan$12.45 M
7Australia$8.17 M
8Germany$7.42 M
9France$3.42 M
10Spain$3.29 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $267.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $62,958,986
2Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $43,471,753
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,353,702
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,653,708
5Port of Charleston $10,873,974
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $10,693,351
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,634,653
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $7,743,215
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,727,085
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $6,482,309

U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 14.59 percent through February to $267.59 million

U.S. exports of Motorboats and yachts decreased 14.59 percent from $313.3 million to $267.59 million through the first two 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 163 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 147 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Cayman Islands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $91,216,930
2The Netherlands $31,622,664
3Cayman Islands $28,459,658
4Mexico $19,423,808
5Costa Rica $13,915,971
6Japan $12,448,820
7Australia $8,173,673
8Germany $7,424,146
9France $3,420,011
10Spain $3,287,797

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 45.68 percent compared to last year to $62.96 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 24.08 percent compared to last year to $43.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 35.67 percent compared to last year to $20.35 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.32 percent compared to last year to $17.65 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.74 percent compared to last year to $10.87 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 $8.05 million, 8.11 percent, (34.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $23.07 million, 269.77 percent, (11.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Cayman Islands increased $28.06 million, 6958.06 percent, (10.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $18.01 million, 48.1 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $3.88 million, 38.7 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $184.64 million of the $267.59 million total.

All totaled, 58.04 percent of all these Motorboats and yachts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $155.31 million of the $267.59 million total