Accession Number:

ADA022110

Title:

Market Impact for Alternative Level Flotation Criteria for Small Boats.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

OPERATIONS RESEARCH INC SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

The report presents an analysis of the expected market impact of alternative level flotation criteria for John boats in the 200 to 500 retail cost range. A survey of boating industry sources provides pricesales histories together with results of interviews with members of the recreational boating industry. This provides information relevant to the expected impact of the Coast Guards proposed flotation standards from the boating industry viewpoint. An analysis of the general economic environment is also presented in order to provide a background against which to interpret the survey results. The general economic analysis also includes a review of the recent economic histories of various recreational products.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE