Boats & Tow Vehicles
7 Insider Secrets To Attending Boat Shows
Searching for your first (or next) boat or the latest in electronics and gear? Top tips for navigating the event — and scoring great deals.
General Motors, the iconic builder of automobiles and engines, has unveiled a stylish all-electric pontoon boat.
Wakeboats: Riding An Endless Wave
Love them or hate them, the popularity of wakeboats shows no sign of ebbing as more boaters join the wave-riding culture.
6 Private Party Sales Tips
If you’re in the market for a used boat, follow advice from the experienced folks in our Consumer Affairs department.
Determining Condition and Value
No one wants to overpay for a boat, so how can you get a good idea of its worth?
Buying The Next New Boat
How to figure out what you need in your next boat, and where there's room for compromise — firsthand lessons from our technical editor, one of America's most experienced boaters.
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?