Are you thinking about buying a boat? Great news... as boaters ourselves, we highly recommend it! We've got lots of great reviews of new boats, but there are many things to consider before you choose a specific model.
What do you want to do on your boat?
First off, what kind of boat do you want? Fishing, sailing, pontoon? Here are some posts that will help you choose. Bay Boat Battles: What Makes One Better Than Another Five Reasons You Should Own a Sailboat Saltwater Fishing Boats: 10 Things to Look For Once you decide on a boat type, we've got some great tips on Buying a Boat: Advice from the Boats.com Experts
Boat Logistics to consider
Then there are some important factors to consider up front:
- How do I store my boat?
- How do I decide which boat to buy?
- What’s the difference between boat hulls?
- What kind of engine do I need?
- Consider the costs of owning a boat before you buy
- What style of boat should I choose?
- How to choose amenities on a boat
If you're shopping for a used boat, make sure to read Boat Buyers Beware: 10 Hidden Problems to Look For in Used Boats
If you're not quite ready to buy, maybe renting makes sense this year. Read
Wow, that's a lot to absorb... and maybe we haven't even answered your burning boat buying question. Let us know in the comments below, and we will track down the information you need.