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Jay Flight Swift SLX Travel TrailerYear-over-year RV towables and travel trailer sales were flat in June, up 0.4 percent, while registrations for the first six months increased 7.1 percent according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).

The study results showed:

  • Sales for the high-volume travel trailer sector edged up 2.1 percent in June while year-to-date registrations rose 10.5 percent.
  • Fifth-wheel registrations increased 0.7 percent for the month and 4.3 percent through June.
  • Folding camping trailer sales declined 16.4 percent in June and 13.2 percent year-to-date.
  • Park model sales were flat for the month, up 0.4 percent, and declined 17.3 percent through June.

Thor Industries Inc. was the towable sales leader year-to-date with a 36.1 percent market share, followed by Forest River Inc. at 21.7 percent and Jayco Inc. with a 12.1 percent share.

By segment for the first six months, Thor was No. 1 in travel trailer sales with a 32.6 percent share, ahead of Forest River (21.8 percent) and Jayco (13.8 percent). Thor held a commanding lead in fifth-wheel sales, capturing a 53.3 percent market share, while Forest River posted a 17.5 percent share and Jayco had a 6.3 percent share.

Forest River was the folding camping trailer sales leader for the six months with a 43.5 percent market share while Jayco (19.2 percent) held the No. 2 position followed by Forest River’s Coachmen RV division (10.8 percent). In the park model segment, Thor was No. 1, posting a 26.5 percent market share, with Kropf Manufacturing Co. at No. 2, holding a 10.7 percent share, and Skyline Corp. third at 10.1 percent.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

 

Bay Area RV Expo Summer of FunSky River RV has announced that it will host the Bay Area RV Expo “Summer of Fun”. The Bay Area RV Expo will be held from August 17 through the 26th at Sky River RV’s dealership in Dublin California.

“It will be the Northern California premier of the new product offerings from many of the industry’s leading RV manufacturers,” said Scott Thorpe, managing partner. “We will be showcasing some of the latest RVs just released from the industries finest manufacturers. It’s a great atmosphere and experience for the first time or experienced RV buyers. With interactive virtual displays it gets our customers as close to what the RV lifestyle is about before they make their purchase. Our interactive shopping tool “eRVin” is available for customers attending the expo. “eRVin is one more step in the interactive virtual presentation of product at Sky River RV Dublin. “eRVin” gives the customers answers to their questions straight from the manufacturer.”

The event will offer new and pre-owned RV’s covering the entire RV spectrum. It is an opportunity for the customer to see the A-Z of RV’s in one convenient location. Manufacturers new products that will be on display include Skyline, Monaco R-Vision, Keystone, Newmar, Thor Motor Coach, Extreme Warrior, Livn’ Lite, Travel Lite, Riverside RV and others. An additional outdoor display will handle the overflow of products. Manufactures representatives and service technicians will be available for questions from the consumer.

Anyone who attends the expo will be able to enter a raffle for a new zero electric motorcycle and a RV get-away with no purchase necessary. With over 4 acres of the show under roof, weather will not have an impact on the expo. The event will offer free parking, free admission, free hot dogs, and entertainment for the entire family.

For more information about the Bay Area RV Expo you can visit www.BayAreaRVexpo.com or call 1-855-4RV-EXPO.

The Bay Area RV Expo will be held from May 11th to the 20th at Sky River RV’s dealership in Dublin California. It will be the northern California premier of new product offerings from many of the industry’s leading RV manufacturers.

“We will be showcasing some of the latest RV’s just released from the industries finest manufacturers, and it’s a great atmosphere for the first time or experienced RV buyers.” said Scott Thorpe, managing partner of Sky River RV. “We will also introduce ‘eRVin’ at this expo. ‘eRVin’ is one more step in the interactive virtual presentation of product at sky river RV Dublin. These interactive virtual displays get our customers closer to what the RV lifestyle is about before they make their purchase.”

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Bay Area RV Expo May 11th to the 20th

The event will offer new and pre-owned RVs covering the entire RV spectrum. It is an opportunity for the customer to see the A-Z of RV’s in one convenient location. Technicians will be available to answer questions. Manufactures new products that will be on display include Skyline, Monaco R-Vision, Keystone, Newmar, Thor Motor Coach, Extreme Warrior, Livin’ Lite, Travel-Lite, Riverside RV and others. The event will offer free parking, free admission, free informative RV seminars and entertainment for the entire family. Anyone who attends will be able to enter for an RV ‘vacation-a-day give-away’ with no purchase necessary. With over 4 acres of the show under roof, weather will not have an impact on the expo.

Manufactures representatives will be available for questions from the consumer. An additional outdoor display will handle the overflow of products. For more information you can visit www.BayAreaRVexpo.com or call 1-855-4RV-EXPO.

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