Choosing MerCruiser Bravo 1, 2, 3 and Alpha One Boat Outdrives

Learn more about why boaters are choosing MerCruiser’s popular Bravo Series sterndrives and the Alpha One outdrive for power boat drive systems  As one of the leading manufacturers of sterndrives, MerCruiser brands by Mercury Marine offer very popular choices for inboard outboard power boats. With over 20 MerCruiser sterndrive systems to choose from, the...

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Pontoon Boats Buying Guide by Brand, Manufacturer and Boat Model

Pontoon boats are a popular and growing boating trend… Review the brands, manufacturers and models available for today’s pontoon boat buyers Pontoon boats have grown in popularity in recent years because of their affordability, convenience and emphasis on comfort. With “car like” driving and maneuverability, even novice boaters can quickly learn how to navigate...

Deciding to Sell a Used Boat With or Without a Dealer

Review of the advantages and disadvantages of selling a used boat on your own or with a boat broker or dealer Will your used boat sell faster with or without a dealer? It is undeniable that today’s boat market is tougher than ever for sellers. Some may argue that it is always a buyer’s...

Avoiding Internet Boat Buying Scams When Selling a Boat

Beware of internet check overpayment scams from overseas buyers that offer more than a boat’s online listed price in return for wired money With a tough boat selling market, boat sellers need to be more cautious then ever with potential buyers. Sellers anxious to sell a boat may be quicker to accept an unusual...

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Boat Upgrade Projects that Add Value for Comfort and Future Resale

Improve boating comfort and convenience with boat upgrades ideas that also improve the resale value of your boat Maintaining your most valuable recreational asset is important for optimal enjoyment and future resale value. It always amazes me when I see boat owners that neglect their boat’s condition and never make any upgrades to the...

Two Best Days of a Boater’s Life

As the old saying goes, the two happiest or best days of a boater’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell it (hopefully for a bigger boat) – resources for buying or selling a boat It seems that boaters are almost always in the market… looking to buy a boat or looking to sell a...

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Two Boat Owner Blues

Dealing with every boater’s worst fear when they upgrade boats: owning a second boat before your first boat is sold Whenever you hear boaters talking about upgrading or stepping up to a new boat, you inevitably hear them say: I just don’t want to be a two boat owner. But in today’s boat market, chances are...

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Buying a Repo Boat Deal

Repossessed boat deals can be very low priced boats; here are some tips when buying a repo boat If you are in the market for a used boat, there are more repossessed boats on the market now then ever before. Just as foreclosures have been at an all time high due to the downturn in the global economy,...

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Buying Used Boats in the Spring

If you are in the market for a used boat, spring is one of the best times of the year to buy a boat As soon as the shrink wrap and blue boat tarps begin to get pulled off the boats in the yard, get ready to look for your next boat. If you are truly in the...

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Boats for Sale by Owner Online

Tips for Selling a Boat on the Internet without the Use of a Dealer In today’s competitive market, selling a used boat takes some creative marketing and a lot of determination. Simply placing a sign on a “for sale by owner” (FSBO) boat or listing the boat in a local marine publication will no longer...

SureShade® Automated Sunshade on Boston Whaler at Miami Boat Show

The Boston Whaler 370 Outrage will showcase an automated sunshade – manufactured by SureShade – that seamlessly integrates within the hardtop of the center console. Boston Whaler 370 Outrage with retractable shade top SureShade. For the second year in a row, the SureShade automated tele-frame will be featured at the Miami Boat Show by Boston...

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