Five Reasons It's Smarter to Buy Pre-Owned Boats
New Boats Depreciate Rapidly in
the First Couple of Years -- New boats can lose 15%, 20%,
or even 25% the day you purchase the boat. Pre-owned boats
depreciate at a much slower rate. In fact, some models hold their
It Costs Thousands to Outfit a New
Boat -- Pre-Owned boats usually come equipped with
everything you need to go boating. Outfitting a new boat with
such things as electronics, safety devises, canvas, dock lines,
and other accessories can add up fast.
Pre-Owned Boats Have All the Bugs
Worked Out -- Most new boats have
problems in the first year. It usually takes about 20 hours of
operation before all of the defects are discovered. In contrast,
most pre-owned boats are surveyed before purchase, alerting the
buyer of any impending problems.
You Know What You're Buying
If It Is Pre-Owned -- New boat dealers don't like to
demonstrate a new boat before you buy it. And, you cannot order a
new boat subject to a satisfactory sea test.
Conversely, it is normal, with an offer, to sea trial
It Makes More Sense To Buy From a
Broker -- We can find any brand of boat at any price you
and the seller can agree upon. A broker's job is to match
your needs with the right boat. A new boat salesperson's job
is to sell only the dealership's brand and for the highest possible price.
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