Tips for Boat Buyers

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One of my favorite TV shows is HGTVs’ House Hunters International. They focus on traveling the globe looking for housing in exotic places. Last week … [Read more...]

Talking Boats with Al Herum

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Our sister site Boats.com frequently posts stories that originally appeared in Soundings Magazine. We thought you'd enjoy this profile of Al Herum, who … [Read more...]

Boat Equipment: Making a List, Checking it Twice

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As the Christmas holidays approach I’m sure you’ll hear the song about old St. Nick—“He’s making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out … [Read more...]

Buying Boat Insurance? Get a Survey

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When purchasing or researching the purchase of a pre-owned yacht it is very important to know exactly what you are buying. The best way to find out for … [Read more...]

Talking Boats with Surveyor Jonathan Klopman

Some of a surveyor's tools of the trade

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in Soundings Magazine, part of Chris Landry's ongoing "Talkin' Boats" column, and it contains some excellent … [Read more...]

Blue Water Dreams

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Many people dream of ocean voyages to distant shores. The freedom and personal challenge can be quite appealing, but the doing might take years to bear … [Read more...]

Price Your Boat with NADA Guides and Boats.com

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How much is your boat worth? What asking prices are owners setting for similar boats? And that slightly larger boat you've been eyeing yourself—is the … [Read more...]

Safety: View from the Launch Driver

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It’s nearing the end of the summer and the kids who’ve been driving the yacht club launch are leaving to go back to college. So, I’ve been recruited … [Read more...]

Boat Service Is Not Car Service

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Many boat owners expect the same type of service on their vessels from boat yards as they get on their automobiles. And some yacht yards are even trying … [Read more...]

How to Get Rid of an Old Boat

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Buying a new or used boat is difficult for any prospective owner who already has an old boat. The presence and backlog of used boats is actually hindering … [Read more...]



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