You say you're shopping for a new boat? Congratulations—we're 100-percent sure you're making the right decision. The decision to buy a boat in the first place, that is. But, how will you know you make the right call when choosing which boat to get? This is a toughie, but we're here to help. In this short video, we'll spell out three important tips that will help you during your "self-survey" of the boat. Make sure you check this out, before signing on the dotted line.

For more good boat-buying advice, make sure to check out our Boat Buyers Guide. In it, you'll find page after page of articles and videos that will help you find the ideal boat for you. You'll discover more tips (lots of tips) that will help with everything from choosing the right financing, to finding the right boat at the right price.