On the Water: Resources

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    14 of the best UK sailing clubs

    Gael Pawson

    Yacht club or sailing club? Inland or coastal? Big or small? We run through the main types of club in the UK, which are as varied as the sailors who frequent them. …Read More

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    Yacht club or sailing club: choose the right one

    Gael Pawson

    There are plenty of yacht clubs or sailing clubs to choose from across the UK, but how do you know which one to join? Gael Pawson and Jeanne Craig outline a few of the key elements you’ll want to consider. …Read More

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    How to start your kids dinghy sailing

    Paula Irish

    Getting your kids into dinghy sailing can be hugely rewarding and a great way of introducing them to skills which will stand them in good stead for any pastime on the water. Paula Irish shares her top tips gleaned from the experience of introducing her two children to the sport. …Read More

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    Is there any logic to owning a boat?

    Paul Grimes

    Paul Grimes questions his motives for buying, selling or even owning a boat. …Read More

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    VAT on boats: a guide

    Rupert Holmes

    When it comes to buying a secondhand boat, it's crucial that you know where you stand with regards to VAT, otherwise you could find yourself seriously out of pocket. …Read More

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    How to inspect a second-hand boat before buying

    Rupert Holmes

    Take the opportunity to inspect a second-hand boat yourself before commissioning a survey or making an offer, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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    Using a broker

    Carol Cronin

    Should you use a yacht broker for your boat sale? What are the advantages? …Read More

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    How to select your advertising package on boats.com

    Carol Cronin

    Based on your needs, desired time frame, type of boat, select the right package for selling your boat. …Read More

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    How to sell a boat with an online classified ad

    Carol Cronin

    Some helpful hints and tips to help you build the best possible ad that will appeal to buyers. …Read More

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    How to handle enquiries about your boat

    Carol Cronin

    Be ready to respond to requests for more information. …Read More

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