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Boat Buying and Selling Scams You Must Know

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, online transactions are the new normal. These may be safe and convenient for health reasons but are equally risky financially due to the inherent fraud factor. Carry out due diligence when buying a boat in Canada to avoid falling victim to fraudsters. Buy what you see and verify…

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How to Read and Understand Hull Registration Numbers

All vessels built or offered for sale in Canada must have a Hull Serial Number as per small vessel regulations. These numbers are not only for vessel identification but indicate model standards and are used in the event of manufacturer’s defect recall. When buying a used boat, determining its true age is crucial to a…

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Buying a Boat Without Sinking Your Budget

Buying a Boat Without Sinking Your Budget

Buying a boat is similar to a home purchase in terms of financial requirements. Pleasure boats come at a handsome price and one may have to source for lender financing to fund the purchase of their dreamboat. If a new boat is out of reach, you can try out the used boat market for good…

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Planning to Buy a Boat? Key Things to Remember

Planning to Buy a Boat? Key Things to Remember

You have finally saved enough to buy that boat you always dreamed of owning. Now, the question is how to go about it. Unlike buying a family car, which entails a simple process, purchasing a boat for whatever reason requires a greater understanding of technicalities and marine transport regulations involved. To help you navigate through…

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Knowing Your Port of Registry for Your Vessel

Knowing Your Port of Registry for Your Vessel

It is all yours now. You just put the finishing touches on the deal for that boat you have wanted, and now it is just a matter of getting possession of the ship. You may have the vessel transported to you, depending on the arrangements you made in your deal, or you may have to…

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Use a Bill of Sale Template in Canada When Selling Your Boat

Use a Bill of Sale Template in Canada When Selling Your Boat

Whether you have a small boat or an expensive luxury yacht, when the time comes for you to sell your vessel, you need to know that you are doing everything correctly. That way, there are no problems or hassles when it comes time to close the deal. The last thing you want are mistakes that…

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How to Register a Boat in BC

How to Register a Boat in BC

After months of research, comparison shopping, and more, you are ready to take the plunge. You did your due diligence and found a vessel that is the perfect size and has all you want. Importantly, the boat is right in the price range of what you can afford. Closing the deal can be one of…

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Using a Boat Mortgage Calculator is Helpful

Using a Boat Mortgage Calculator is Helpful

For many people, purchasing a luxury boat or yacht may be a dream. You imagine relaxing in beautiful weather on calm waters with your family or friends or sailing to new areas to enjoy. Owning a ship does not have to be just a pipe dream, but it does take some careful planning on your…

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