Assessment Of The Economic Impacts Of Recreational Boating In The City Of Hampton

Thomas Murray
Executive Summary The survey research completed and described in this report produces in-depth information regarding the economic activity and fiscal impacts of recreational boating to the City of Hampton, Virginia. Surveys of Hampton resident boat owners and non-resident boat owners were completed during 2008. The surveys provided details on the amount and types of spending associated with watercraft use in Hampton. Additionally the surveys provided information on the factors that make Hampton
more » ... s that make Hampton a desirable home port and boating center. Major Findings: Boat Related Spending in Hampton: ♦ Hampton resident boat owners spent over $25 million on boating in Hampton during 2007. ♦ Residents owning boats 21 to 33 feet in length accounted for over $15 million of the total spending.
doi:10.21220/m2-sfm7-mp72 fatcat:helfp3gklfcufn4yfv72r5sn44