Last time I checked there were some awesome deals in the used boat market Fountain's, Formula's, Baja's, Cigarette's & all the rest.
If the new prices were so out of reach than the used market would go up, and they would not sell any new boats. God knows I cannot see the day were I can afford a new boat. Check the pics of the Cigarette factory in a tread here or read about Outerlimits output sold till 2005, they are producing and selling them as soon as they are out the door.
This industry is susceptible to the free market, offer and demand are still what drives the market. Manufacturers don't decide buyers decide by choosing were they go. The only people steering the industry is the Buyers, manufacturers that don't cater to the demand soon disappear like in any business.
Can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.