Buying & Selling Advice
Determining Condition and Value
No one wants to overpay for a boat, so how can you get a good idea of its worth?
Boat Registration, Titling and Documentation
Every engine-equipped boat operating in U.S. waters, as well as many other types of boats, must be registered with a state boating agency or with the federal government.
Boat Evaluation Checklist
Evaluating a boat's condition before purchase makes it easier for the prospective owner to say "good buy" or "good bye" to a deal.
After The Sale Details
You've found the boat of your dreams, the price is right, and you've paid the seller. So the boat is yours free and clear — or is it?
Avoiding Buying and Selling Scams
Many of the scams we see today are variations on old tricks that have been around for decades. The three that follow are currently in wide use.
Big Love: New Boats Over 40 Feet
Longing for a bigger boat? A stretched out LOA with a beefier beam delivers plenty of room for innovative amenities and luxury.
Boat Trailer Toolkit
A few handy items in your tow vehicle can go a long way to keeping you on the road.