Изложения в UK за Лодки

Recreational boating has long been a beloved pastime for many in the UK and recent statistics indicate a steady participation rate. In 2018, approximately 3.9 million UK adults, 7.3% of the population, engaged in boating activities. With around 690,000 households owning a boat, canoes and kayaks included, boating remains a popular leisure activity across the nation with hotspots in the South East, West, Scotland and the North West. At the head of UK’s boating industry is the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), which promotes and governs boating activities. It serves as the national governing body for all forms of boating, which include dinghy, yacht, motor cruising and sail racing among others. The RYA plays a pivotal role in fostering a vibrant boating community in the UK. In 2018, the association boasted nearly 277,000 memberships. Beyond its recreational appeal, the boating industry is a major contributor to the UK economy. Boat and shipbuilding enterprises in the UK generated nearly six billion US dollars in revenue in 2018, making it a substantial player in the European market. However, projections suggest a slight decline in revenue to approximately 5.6 billion U.S. dollars by 2024. Recent data from British Marine, the federation representing the UK marine and small craft industries, paints a positive picture of the industry's performance. With industry revenues estimated at £4.23 billion for the period 2021-2022, representing a growth of 25% compared to the previous year or 6.5% from the pre-pandemic period of 2019-2020, the boating sector can hold its own even during major crises. The industry's contribution to the GDP stands at £1.57 billion. Employment in the sector is also on the rise with full-time equivalents increasing by 8% to reach 38,100. Additionally, apprenticeships in the industry have seen a notable uptick, rising by 36% from 2019-2020, indicating a greater trend of expansion.

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