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Boat Buying Tips and Information

Looking at boats for sale is exciting, but knowing how to take your search to the next level is what is all about. Industry experts and professional yacht brokers share their insight and knowledge here with Boat-Buying Tips, Boat-Selling Tips, and more practical information to help you find the best boat.

Question Everything

Question Everything

Don’t lie to yourself. Make the right choices, with the help of a good broker, and you’ll get to that point of comfort with the process and your decisions in it. Get a little food for thought as you consider your next boat here.more

Quick Quiz: What Kind of Sportfishing Boat Is Right for You?

Quick Quiz: What Kind of Sportfishing Boat Is Right for You?

If you ask us, nothing's better than wetting a line for a chance of tying into an epic battle with a great game fish. But what kind of boat is best suited to your angling pursuits. Keep in mind, sportfishing boats have become popular for reasons beyond just their fishing capabilities. So there are many factors to determine the best boat for your seagoing pursuits. Take this quiz to figure out which boat is right for you.more

Think Like a Buyer—and a Seller

Think Like a Buyer—and a Seller

“It is across-the-board busy right now,” says Eric Sass, a broker with Galati Yacht Sales. “I attribute it to the economy. I attribute it to a very good spring—usually the harder the winter, the better the spring. This year wasn’t a super-hard winter, but people are ready to start getting back into boating.” To buyers, […]more

Boating Blogs and Reviews

Read reviews of new boats for sale and get the inside scoop on great finds in the used-boat market. And follow blogs about the boaters and brokers who provide the lowdown about what they're seeing in the market and how they use it to their advantage.

Latest Boat Classified Listings from Brokers

Remember when you first started to read the boat classifieds? They may have been tiny ads in a print newspaper or magazine. Today, it's the plugged-in boater that finds the great deals, and the best way to do that is to be dialed in to the freshest available information. There's nothing better than taking an early look at boats as they hit the market—and getting a better sense of what's available out there. Your next great deal on a boat starts right here.

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