Buying

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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