Making Sense of Used Sailboat Listings

used sailboat listings

So you’ve been searching the used sailboat listings of Yachtworld, and other listing websites and you’re struggling to tell the good boats from the not so good ones. The info here will help you make sense of a long list of boat makes and models, and help highlight a well cared for world cruiser from … Read more

Boat registration

boat registration

Boat registration is the process of officially documenting and recording a vessel with official maritime authorities. Boat registration is a legal requirement in most states and countries; just as you need to register your car to drive on the roads, you need to register your boat to legally operate it on the water.  It provides … Read more

Used Boat Valuations – How Much is My Boat Worth?

used boat valuations

Used boat valuations are a big deal in the boating industry. Whether you’re buying, selling, insuring, or investing in a used boat, knowing its fair market value is crucial.   The value of a used boat is a product of the manufacturer’s reputation and build quality, the model, length and specification when built, the vessel usage … Read more

Understanding the Hull Identification Number

hull identification number

Have you ever stumbled upon a string of letters and numbers on your boat and wondered, “What on Earth is this code?” Well, that, my friend, is not just a random sequence; it’s your boat’s Hull Identification Number (HIN). Think of it as your vessel’s DNA or social security number.  The Basics of Hull Identification … Read more

Boat Insurance: Answering Your Top 10 Questions

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Whether you find boat insurance to be a comfort or a necessary evil, most of us will need or choose to insure our vessels, especially if your boat represents a significant investment for you… here are the answers to some of the most asked questions. Question Answer What is Boat Insurance? Boat insurance provides financial … Read more

Buying a Hurricane Damaged Boat

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Buying a hurricane damaged boat can be a risky endeavor. Still, it can also present an exciting opportunity for the right person.  During the 2017 Caribbean hurricane season, one of the largest yacht charter areas in the world was decimated by two tremendously powerful hurricanes in quick succession, Irma and Maria. In the region of … Read more

Understanding the Role of a Yacht Broker

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The world of yacht buying and selling can be complex and overwhelming, requiring expertise, market knowledge, and a keen understanding of the intricacies involved. This is where a yacht broker comes into the picture. A yacht broker is a specialised professional who acts as an intermediary between buyers and sellers, assisting them throughout the transaction process … Read more

Boat Prices in 2023: Analysis of the Market for Buyers and Sellers

Boat prices 2023

Are you considering buying or selling a boat in 2023? This article will explore the market for boats in 2023, the boat prices, trends, factors affecting prices, and the best time to buy or sell a boat. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling, take the time to understand what’s happening in the marketplace. Background … Read more

Boat Sales Websites

boat sales websites

In today’s digital age, the internet has transformed the way we buy and sell goods, and the boating industry is no exception. Boat sales websites have emerged as powerful platforms that connect buyers and sellers, revolutionising the process of buying a new or used boat.  These online marketplaces have not only expanded the reach and … Read more