Do you want to buy a used boat? Our practical tips for choosing the best one (for you) – Part 2

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Buying a used boat can be one of the best ideas to be able to spend your time being at sea, one of the best ways both to be in peace, alone or with company. Buying a boat, especially if it is the first time, however, can be a more complicated task than expected. The used boat market is not easy to navigate and, on the other hand, knowing how to choose the right boat is very important. To help you make the choice, we have created a series of videos with “practical” advice so that you can approach the decision well.

How to buy the used boat – The budget

We have made a guide especially for you to help you choose and along the process. A series of tips and tricks aimed at making your life easier. In the
previous episode,
starting with the basics, we talked about knowing how to “choose well,” now, however, it is time to talk about Budget.

 

Budget

Having faced the choice and defined the type of boat that best suits one’s needs, inevitably, one must talk about one’s portfolio. The number one factor to keep in mind is: don’t just look at the purchase price. In fact, in addition to the initial expense, many additional expenses must be taken into account, including routine maintenance, refit work, appraisals, mooring, and insurance. A good rule? Set aside at least 20% of the projected cost for any extraordinary maintenance and unforeseen expenses. But don’t limit yourself to these points,
watch the video to understand how to really evaluate your budget to buy the right boat for you!

Once the budget is defined, we can talk about the best ways to find the boat of your dreams. Follow the
Motor Boats Youtube channel
so you don’t miss the next video. We will continue to explain each move in detail, helping you in your choice.


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