Great Lakes Boating, Not Small Change

dweller - January 14, 2009

According to a US Corps of Engineers report, recreational boating on the Great Lakes amounts to $9 billion a year in US business. Here's a news report... And you can download the full report (it's long—102 pages)... Among other things, the report states that the average annual operating costs (includes storage, repair, etc.) for boat owners on the Great Lakes is $11,443.