More people are taking the plunge to buy a "pandemic boat." Image by Mike Schuh.

VIDEO: Buying a Boat Amid Record Sales

In the year since COVID-19 struck, we’ve heard of “pandemic babies” being born and families adopting a “pandemic puppy”. This time in history is unlike any other, and some people have been inspired to make major life changes while sitting around at home.

On the Chesapeake Bay, a large number of people have just become proud owners of a pandemic boat. New and pre-owned boat sales have seen such a bump that dealers in the region are selling every bit of inventory they have.

Bay Bulletin‘s Mike Schuh talks to one family who’s been talking about buying a boat for a decade—and the pandemic pushed them over the edge. What’s the market going to look like going forward? Watch below: