Economic Contributions of Charter Boats for Hire in the Gulf of Mexico States

Sector Definition

Charter boats for-hire are included in the NAICS code 487210 or “Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011).  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing scenic and sightseeing transportation on water. The services provided are usually local and involve same-day return to the place of origin. 


Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.