Boats for Sale: Boat Buyer's Guide

  1. Boat Buyer's Guide

    Pontoon Boats: A Box of Fun

    Lenny Rudow

    Although they are known primarily as the perfect party platforms, higher end pontoon boats also offer performance rivaling that of V-hull boats. …Read More

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    3 Negotiating Tips

    Lenny Rudow

    These tactics are bound to save you some money. …Read More

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    Offshore Fishing Hull Shapes

    Pete McDonald

    Design tips to help you pick a boat shaped for your passion …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Working with Boatyards

    Paul Grimes

    Most boat owners will have to work with a yard at some point in their boating careers, so here are some pointers to make the process more enjoyable for all. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Keel Repair and Hull Fairing

    Paul Grimes

    Planning to fix a ding in the keel yourself? Here's a breakdown of the most important steps, as well as a list of must-have tools. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Choosing a Name

    Paul Grimes

    Author/surveyor Paul Grimes continues our used boat series by discussing good (and not so good) names for boats. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Reaching an Agreement

    Paul Grimes

    In part 5 of our ongoing series on buying a used J/35 sailboat, author/surveyor Paul Grimes reaches an agreement and - at last - is a boat owner again. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Looking at the Boat

    Paul Grimes

    Is bird poop a good sign on a J/35 sailboat that's for sale? Author/surveyor Paul Grimes says "yes..." with a few caveats. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: How to Talk to the Broker

    Paul Grimes

    The third installment in our series about buying a used J/35 sailboat provides a list of questions to ask and other helpful advice. …Read More

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    Used Sailboat Ads - Notes from a

    Paul Grimes

    What the surveyor-author has learned after years of looking at ads and then looking at the boats. …Read More

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