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Honey – Let’s Buy a Boat
Tips for First Time
Trawler and Motor Yacht Buyers
• Thank you for stopping
by to visit with us
• This presentation
provides you with tips
on buying that first big
boat
2
Th...
Before You Begin….
• Before you invest in a boat, go out on a few
trips with friends to see if you like it
• Or you might ...
Boating Popularity
• Almost a quarter of
Americans, 23.8% went
boating last year
• 17% of US households
own one or more bo...
Boats Cost Money
• The purchase price is only the down payment
• There are costs associated with ownership
– Maintenance
–...
What Are You Going
to Do With a Boat
• Are you prepared to invest the time using the
boat to justify the expenses
• When w...
Do Some Planning
• Do some research to determine what trawler
and motor yacht style best fits your needs
• Visit local boa...
Buy Used Over New
• There are some 50,000 used boats are
available through yacht brokers; see our
trawlers and motor yacht...
Select a Buyer’s Broker
• Select a yacht buyer’s broker that has
preferably owns a yacht; it proves he does
know something...
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904/556-9431
paradiseyachtsales@gmail.com
www.paradiseyachtsales.net
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Tips for first time trawler and motor yacht buyers

  1. 1. 1 Honey – Let’s Buy a Boat Tips for First Time Trawler and Motor Yacht Buyers
  2. 2. • Thank you for stopping by to visit with us • This presentation provides you with tips on buying that first big boat 2 This is our trawler, the Patricia Ann
  3. 3. Before You Begin…. • Before you invest in a boat, go out on a few trips with friends to see if you like it • Or you might wish to charter a boat • See if you really enjoy the pastime or it just a wild idea you have • Don’t forget your wife/husband – Will she/he enjoy boating as much as you will? – If not, you will be one unhappy camper • What do you really know about boats; how experienced are you with operating them?
  4. 4. Boating Popularity • Almost a quarter of Americans, 23.8% went boating last year • 17% of US households own one or more boats • So…welcome aboard… come join the fun
  5. 5. Boats Cost Money • The purchase price is only the down payment • There are costs associated with ownership – Maintenance – Dockage – Insurance – Fuel – Ships mortgage – Use taxes
  6. 6. What Are You Going to Do With a Boat • Are you prepared to invest the time using the boat to justify the expenses • When will you be using the boat; just an occasional weekend or extended cruising • Where will you be boating; local small lake, coastal, the Bahamas or crossing the Atlantic
  7. 7. Do Some Planning • Do some research to determine what trawler and motor yacht style best fits your needs • Visit local boat owners to get an idea of what is available • Hang out at marinas to observe what you like • Ask lots of questions from owners to understand the basics
  8. 8. Buy Used Over New • There are some 50,000 used boats are available through yacht brokers; see our trawlers and motor yachts for sale at our website • Of course, if you do not see one that interests you, we can find you one through our MLS • Used boat have already been depreciated • New boats are VERY expensive
  9. 9. Select a Buyer’s Broker • Select a yacht buyer’s broker that has preferably owns a yacht; it proves he does know something about boats • Performs an international search for desired boats saving you time and money • Broker will guide you through the process • Choose a broker that offers a Trawler / Motor Yacht School • Best boat, best price
  10. 10. 10 904/556-9431 paradiseyachtsales@gmail.com www.paradiseyachtsales.net

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