Miami Boat Show Tips

Are you thinking of coming to the Miami Boat Show in Miami Beach, Florida?    Here are some tips which can make your experience more pleasurable at the upcoming Miami boat show!  The Miami boat show is staged in the middle of February (February 12-16, 2015). Boat shows in South Florida are amazing events, drawing yachts of all types and sizes from around the world.  Despite world economic issues, the yachting world has managed to survive and even proliferate.  Many new and exciting yacht models Continue reading →

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Tips

COME TO THE 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE BOAT SHOW – OCTOBER 30-NOVEMBER 3!  FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE! Are you thinking of coming to the Fort Lauderdale boat show, otherwise known as FLIBS (Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show)? Here are some tips which can make your experience more pleasurable at the Fort Lauderdale boat show – “The Yachting Capital of the World”!. See many luxury yachts for sale in one place at this huge world event! Boat shows in South Florida are amazing events, drawing yachts of all Continue reading →

Yacht Finance Tips

Most people believe that banks have changed their policies and placed luxury buying on the back burner, which is simply not true. In the advent of our financial times, lenders simply want to ensure that they are making good business decisions. Do some advance legwork before you buy a yacht or boat and get qualified in advance!

The following financing tips are for US yacht buyers who are seriously in the market seeking to purchase a yacht.

Yacht Chartering for Owners

Yacht owners and potential yacht buyers often ask about the feasibility of chartering their yacht to offset the costs of ownership. Indeed, this has been a growing practice for many years. The owner (or potential buyer) should understand the dynamics involved to make this practice a viable and productive practice.

This article covers yachts (both sailing and motor) over 70’ in length in a program with crew and outlines these principles