yacht transport

How To Transport A Yacht Safely

People buy yachts for a variety of reasons. Some purchase them as investments, and others get them for their pleasure. Either way, yacht owners must understand how to transport them safely to places they need to go.   What qualifies a boat as a yacht? The general, unofficial rule is that a boat (power or sail)...

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New Yachts vs Used Yachts: The Pros and Cons of Each

Dipping into the yachting life is a big investment – make sure to consider whether buying a brand new yacht or used yacht is the right option for you What’s life without striking a balance? You need to find that perfect middle ground. Between work and play. Between family and friends. Between health and treating...

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Innovating the Boat Buying Experience

Boats by George is reimagining the boat buying process by creating an immersive, interactive boat buying destination [Boating Podcast] Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters of all levels will come...

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What Boaters Should Need to Understand About Insurance

Boaters need the right boat insurance to protect their investment rom becoming a money drain if anything should go wrong on the water As we previously touched on in Five Ideas For Smart Boaters, getting insurance is necessary for responsible boating. Boat insurance might seem inessential, especially when wide open waters, free of pedestrians or...

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Bay Bridge Boat Show 2021 in Maryland with Video

First impressions of new power & sail combination boat show in Stevensville, MD near Chesapeake Bay Bridge – with video recap from the docks! After a year of not going to boat shows due to the pandemic and boat show cancelations, it was great to get back out on the docks and see some shiny...

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Greenwich Boat Show Returns with Extended 2021 Virtual Event

CT area boaters can experience a 3 week long virtual Greenwich Boat Show to connect with boat dealers and find their next new boat A premier event in the Northeast boating community, the 13th annual Greenwich Boat Show will make its return in 2021 with a change of course as a 3-week long virtual event...

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3 Tips For Choosing Towing Trailers For Watercrafts

From type of trailer to towing capacity, here’s a watercraft trailer guide to how to choose the right boat trailer As a boating enthusiast, being able to move your adventures to new locations is part of a great experience. Unique experiences like these are what allow you to make lifelong memories with your family, friends,...

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Making Sailing More Portable and Affordable

A super lightweight and portable sailboat that’s easy to assemble, handle, maneuver and store for sailing adventures nearly anywhere [Boating Podcast] Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters of all levels...

bay poet sailboat

So You Want to Buy a Used Sailboat: Buying the Boat

The final steps buying a used sailboat – from making an offer to boat financing and getting boat insurance (buying a used sailboat 3 part series) Congratulations… you have found the used sailboat you want to buy! It can be fun and exciting to research, visit, and test drive boats. Now that you have settled...

greenwich boat show experience

Get Ready for an In-Water Boating Experience at Greenwich Boat Show

Connecticut dealers showcase latest boats with free admission and free sea trials on Long Island Sound at annual Greenwich Boat Show As the spring warm-up in New England begins, area boaters eagerly anticipate a chance to get back on the water. Many boaters are also anxious to move their boat shopping from online boat browsing...

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So You Want to Buy a Used Sailboat: Inspecting the Boat

Steps to consider when boat shopping, inspecting a used boat, inquiring with a broker and reaching a decision to purchase a used sailboat In my last article, I discussed the thought process one might use to decide if now is the time to buy a used sailboat. If you have made the decision to buy,...

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So You Want to Buy a Used Sailboat: Making the Decision

From purchase price to recurring boat expenses, here’s everything you need to consider when making the decision to buy a used sailboat The spring boat show season is upon us with a variety of sailboats on the market for boaters. While there will be new boat models on display, spring is also the time when...

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5 New Boat Trends from 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

FLIBS 2018 boat show highlights with 5 boat design trends dominating new boat model debuts [with VIDEO highlights] The fall boat show season is officially underway when new boat models debut at the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (also known as FLIBS). In fact, more new boats make an official debut at FLIBS then...

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