Finding a used boat you love is as exciting for boating veterans as it is for first-time buyers. The anticipation of cruising along on a beautiful day can be ruined if you unwittingly purchase a stolen vessel. Some stolen boats get shipped overseas for sale, while others are stripped down and sold off as parts. Continue Reading >>
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Tips to Making the Most of Your Boat Purchase
When you are ready to join the community of boaters, or you are in the market to upgrade your current vessel, there are important points that should be carefully considered before you sign on a boat. In addition to the initial investment for purchase, expenses for fuel, maintenance, repairs, insurance, and licensing fees that compriseContinue Reading >>
Is an Older Boat a Good Investment For You?
We all dream of heading out for a day on the water in a gleaming, new boat; however, that dream comes to an abrupt end when considering the purchase price of a vessel that’s fresh from the marine dealer. Older, used boats may seem like an attractive option, because you seem to get more boatContinue Reading >>
Marine Survey Procedure
When you contact a professional for a marine survey, there are key procedures that should be followed to ensure a thorough examination and assessment of the vessel has been undertaken. The type of survey you require dictates which areas of the boat will be surveyed as well as the type of information contained in yourContinue Reading >>
Boat Cleaning Tips from a Marine Surveyor
Boating season is just around the corner in Michigan, and now is the time to get a jump on getting your vessel ready when the weather breaks. Even if you skipped important cleaning during winterization, time spent on giving your boat the attention and care it needs now will pay off in enjoyment later. ToContinue Reading >>
What Type of Boat Should I Buy?
When you decide you’re ready to try boating, or you’re looking to take a step up with your next boat purchase, it’s important to consider how and where you’d like to use your boat, how much you have to spend, and the cost of owning your boat for the long term. In choosing the typeContinue Reading >>
How To Maintain Your Boat and Get It Ready for Spring
In the cold and blustery winter months in Michigan, boaters often turn to other outdoor pursuits to keep them going until boating season resumes in the summer. When it’s time to get your boat out of winter storage, take advantage of this pre-season time to give your boat a good going-over and get it readyContinue Reading >>
Taking Care of Your Boat: Boat Maintenance Tips
There’s nothing like a great day on the water, enjoying your boat with friends and family. To keep your boat looking and running great for every trip, there is essential maintenance that you should perform regularly. From something as simple as using good tie-downs to improve trailer performance, to replacing impellers and fuel-water separators yearly,Continue Reading >>
What Type of Survey Do I Need?
In the life of every boat, there comes a time when you will need a marine survey. Whether you are buying, selling, insuring or financing a boat, there is a marine survey to suit your circumstances. A marine survey gives interested parties an intimate look through the eyes of an experienced professional who understands theContinue Reading >>
What is a Marine Survey and Why Should You Get One?
If you are considering purchasing a boat, or you are currently a boat owner who is looking to insure a vessel, a marine survey should be an integral part of your transaction. There are several different types of marine surveys commonly performed, some more detailed than others. Your marine surveyor should be happy to directContinue Reading >>
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