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Yachting holidays

Yachting holidays

Next time you consider how to spend your holidays, think about yachting or boating. Of course, you can go with the more common choice of going to a tropical hotel resort on a beautiful beach with...

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Yacht Brokers

Yacht Brokers

Yachting and boating has been quite popular for many years now and it seems that the popularity of this type of recreation will only increase over the years. Millions of people around the world own,...

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Winterizing your boat

Winterizing your boat

Preparing your boat for a winter storage is called winterization and is absolutely necessary to maintain a prolonged life of your investment. There are several steps you have to take to properly...

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Why Use A Yacht Broker To Buy A Yacht

Why Use A Yacht Broker To Buy A Yacht

Yacht brokers are very similar to real estate agents when it comes to how they work. A person who is looking to buy a boat may enlist a yacht broker to help him find the right boat for the right...

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Why Use A Broker To Sell A Yacht

Why Use A Broker To Sell A Yacht

Many people who are looking to sell their boat or yacht often hire a professional yacht broker to oversee and manage the sale. Some may ask, Why should I use a yacht broker in the first place? There...

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Why Taxes On Yachts Should Be Capped

Why Taxes On Yachts Should Be Capped

According to the US laws, whenever you purchase a yacht or a boat, you have to pay a sales tax. These taxes are supposed to be beneficial to the states in which these yachts are sold; after all, the...

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Why do I need a surveyor

Why do I need a surveyor

First of all, lets get the definitions right, what does a marine surveyor do? A marine surveyor is a specialist who performs inspections of all types of vessels. This includes pleasure crafts,...

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Charter A Boat

Charter A Boat

Boating or yachting is usually considered an expensive leisure, after all, you need a boat for that and boats are expensive. However, sailing does not have to be a toll on your budget. One of the...

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What To Look For When Selecting A Yacht Broker

What To Look For When Selecting A Yacht Broker

When you decide to sell your yacht or buy a boat through a yacht broker, naturally you want the broker to be competent enough to complete the task at hand with professionalism and with as less hustle...

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What Is A Certified Professional Yacht Broker

What Is A Certified Professional Yacht Broker

Being a yacht broker requires a wide variety of skills and until 1999 there was no real certification program to credit people who became successful yacht brokers. The only proof of their skills,...

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Using a Yacht Broker or Selling privately

Using a Yacht Broker or Selling privately

Not too long ago buying or selling a boat was done through a local yacht broker. But times changed and nowadays most buying and selling is done by the use of the internet. Both private individuals...

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Top Things You Need To Know To Get A Yacht Loan

Top Things You Need To Know To Get A Yacht Loan

Owning a boat or a yacht is, without a doubt, a very good investment if you are passionate about it. However, as you may know, marine property requires a lot more maintenance and care than, for...

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Top 5 Sailing tips

Top 5 Sailing tips

If you like to sail, you already know a thing or two how to handle your yacht. But for those who just start to experience sailing here are a few tips to make life a bit easier. Check the wind ...

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Super yachts

Super yachts

There are millions of people in the world who own a boat or a yacht. Most privately owned vessels are used for recreation and having fun, and this is quite understandable spending a vacation cruising...

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Steps To Becoming A Yacht Broker

Steps To Becoming A Yacht Broker

Yacht broker offers full specter of services to people who are looking to buy a boat or a yacht. Sometimes yacht brokers also provide services to who wish to charter a boat for a vacation time....

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Selling your boat - avoiding fraud

Selling your boat - avoiding fraud

When you decide to sell your boat, be it through an ad in a magazine, a newspaper or on the internet, you have to be aware of possible fraud schemes that some individuals are taking advantage of. If...

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Readying Your Boat for Selling

Readying Your Boat for Selling

Most people get the down payment on their new boat by selling their old one, so when you are looking to sell your boat, you want to make sure you get absolute top dollar. There are two main factors...

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How To Sail A Yacht

How To Sail A Yacht

Once the primary mode of transportation and exploration, sailing remains a popular recreational activity and sport to this day. If you are interested in learning how to sail a yacht, you might want...

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How To Rent A Yacht

How To Rent A Yacht

So you have decided to spend your quality time on a yacht and enjoy your vacation at sea. Depending on where you want to rent the yacht, there are various ways to do it. But most of the time a good...

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How To Operate A Yacht

How To Operate A Yacht

If you are a proud owner of a yacht or a boat and you would like to take your vessel out to sea for a cruise or maybe even for a race, you have to consider several things. These are quite important...

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How To Live On a Boat or Yacht

How To Live On a Boat or Yacht

You might be sitting in your living room, your office or at your favorite coffee stop just thinking about how you can change or simplify your life, has the ocean always fascinated you, or are you...

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How To Insure A Boat

How To Insure A Boat

When you own a boat, you definitely want to have it to be insured, because nature is unpredictable and accident can happen in real life. There are risks associated with owning and using a boat. Like...

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How To Find A Yacht Charter Broker

How To Find A Yacht Charter Broker

Once you have decided that you are going to take your next vacation on a beautiful yacht or a boat, you start looking for charter companies that can provide you with the boat you need. By that time...

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How To Buy A Yacht

How To Buy A Yacht

If you decided that you are into yachting and would like to buy yourself a yacht for sailing, you would want to know a thing or two about how to buy one. The easy part of the process is where to look...

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Choosing the right boat for you

Choosing the right boat for you

Once you have decided to buy a boat, you want to take a bit of time to figure out what kind of boat is right for you and your needs. That way, when you are ready, you will be choosing the right boat....

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Choosing a boat Hull

Choosing a boat Hull

In order to choose a hull, you need to know what types of hulls are out there and what their characteristics are. There are three basic types of hulls for boats: Displacement hull Planing hull...

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Buying a boat

Buying a boat

For most people buying their first boat is one of the most important financial decisions in their lives, it is more or less like buying a house. There are so many different things you have to...

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A B C of Sailing Terms

A B C of Sailing Terms

Learning how to operate a sailboat or a yacht is not a very easy task and simply takes time and practice. But it all starts with the basics and the basics of sailing are the key nautical terms that...

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