October new and brokerage vessel registration data was added to the University of Washington Sea Grant Recreational Boat Sales Dashboard last week. The Department of Licensing registration data shows 216 new vessel registrations by dealers in October compared to 336 in October 2022 for a 35.7% decrease. The value of these new boat registrations decreased 6.1% compared to October 2022 with $24.8M this year compared to $26.4M in 2022. It’s notable that new boat registrations in October 2019 (pre-Covid) for October tallied 237 units with a value of $19M. Brokerage registrations saw a 16.3% decrease compared to October 2022 with 206 registrations compared to 246 in 2022. The value of these brokerage registrations was $15.8M compared to $25.3M in 2022.