How-to: Buying & Selling

  1. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Choosing a boat: which boat is right for me?

    Gael Pawson
    Feb 6, 2018

    What is the right boat? We take you through the pros, cons and main types of craft to enable you to make the best choice of craft for your circumstances. …Read More

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    Part exchange: how to trade in your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 17, 2018

    If you're planning to change boats, it is well worth looking into the part-exchange and trading in options available through brokers. …Read More

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    How to buy a boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 16, 2018

    So you want to buy a boat? Exactly how should you proceed? This guide tells you all you need to know. …Read More

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    Boat building problems to watch out for

    Ed Sherman
    Jan 2, 2018

    Boat builders and aftermarket installers are usually careful and professional. But the devil’s in the details. Be alert to construction flaws like these. …Read More

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Marine diesel engines

    Ed Sherman
    Oct 18, 2017

    If you’re thinking of buying a boat or new engine, here are some basics to help you make your decision between petrol and diesel engines. …Read More

  9. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Southampton boating guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Aug 23, 2017

    The Southampton area, on the UK’s south coast, is one of the biggest boating and boat buying hubs in Europe, with a huge choice of all types of sail and motor craft for sale. …Read More

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    Boat insurance

    Alex Smith
    Mar 29, 2017

    Top advice about finding the perfect yacht or boat insurance deal in this essential boat insurance guide. …Read More

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    Cheap boats: get the best deal

    Alex Smith
    Mar 22, 2017

    Top tips for those looking to buy a cheap boat, helping you to get the best deal, with a warning that the cheapest boat is not always the best value for money. …Read More

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    Outboard engine buying

    Alex Smith
    Feb 15, 2017

    With a bewildering array of outboard engines now available, it pays to know what you’re after. Alex Smith outlines the choices …Read More

  15. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Is Autumn the best time to sell a boat?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 19, 2016

    Rupert Holmes argues the case for buying and selling a boat in the Autumn. …Read More

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