Buying

Top 10 Ways to Create a Successful Boating Partnership

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Boaters are passionate for what they do and it's not surprising that they’d like to share that passion with their significant others. However, boating … [Read more...]

Insuring Your Boat for Hurricane Season

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The Atlantic hurricane season began officially on June 1st and ends November 30th. The Eastern Pacific season started on May 15th and also runs through … [Read more...]

Boat Flippers in a Down Market

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With the U.S. economy sputtering, discretionary spending on boats has been off for several seasons. This is not news to folks like you who scour boat listings … [Read more...]

Aluminum Boats Can Fish, Entertain, and Even Tow

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Aluminum boats offer a wide range of uses from fishing to entertainment, sports and recreation to day trips for both experienced and notice boaters.  … [Read more...]

Looking for a Cheap Used Boat? Buy an I/O

This 18-foot Seville Searay from the early 1980's has an I/O and is a perfectly good cheap used boat for use in fresh water

Powerboats with inboard engines and outdrives (I/Os) are a popular configuration for those boaters who want the high-horsepower and weight distribution … [Read more...]

Boat Insurance Guide

Mike Smith

  Insuring their boat is something most owners do without a second thought. Some buy on convenience, some on price, while others automatically … [Read more...]

Do You Need a Marine Surveyor?

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Some years ago, I would have always advised anyone buying a boat to have it surveyed by a professional certified marine surveyor.  That is no longer the … [Read more...]

End of the Season Cheap Boats

Fall can be a very good time to buy a boat, and not just for the new boat buyer who is taking advantage of the fall boat show discounts, but also for the … [Read more...]

Focus on Use When Buying a Boat

Years ago, I was in the market for a used boat. I came across a restored classic 40-foot wooden sloop with beautiful lines and I fell in love. The owner … [Read more...]


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