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Boat Buying Services

Helping buyers make wise decisions

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Boat Financing

Boat loans and refinancing made easy. Calculate monthly payments and apply online.

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Value Check

Free estimate of the fair market value of your current boat, or a used boat you're interested in buying.

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An extended service contract is an insurance policy that pays for repairs if the breakdown, failure, or failed component is specified as covered in the policy. For more information see "What About Extended Service Contracts?"
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Boat brokers typically sell larger, more expensive boats. They're similar to real-estate agents, but with important differences. See this article "What A Yacht Broker Can Do For You" for more information.
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For popular production boats, there are websites that can help. But remember that no one can give you an accurate value of a boat sight unseen; that requires the knowledge of an experienced marine surveyor. See "Determining Condition and Value" for more information.
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Boat for sale
Classified Ads

Browse boats, equipment, and waterfront property for sale.

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Consumer Protection

State and federal laws and safety standards.

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Boat Buyers Toolbox

Guide to help you through the buying process.

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Documentation Service

Let BoatUS help document your boat.

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Marine Surveyors

Find a professional marine surveyor in your area.

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Sales Contracts

A written agreement will minimize problems.

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Avoiding Scams

What to look for so you
won't be a victim.

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Boat Evaluation Checklist

Evaluating a boat's condition is essential before purchase.