Survey and sea trial, the last big hurdle

Survey and sea trial, the last big hurdle

Reprinted by permission of the author: Peter Bass, Broker with North Point Yacht Sales.

After an offer has been accepted, the all-important survey and sea trial takes place.

The surveyor works for the buyer and is responsible only to the buyer. Brokers know the surveyors in their areas and can reach out to other brokers outside their home area for recommendations, but it is imperative that the buyer do his or her own due diligence in checking credentials, and talking … Read More

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Tips on Selling Your Boat | Getting a marine survey

Now is the time to invest in taking care of those little annoyances.

If you’ve ever sold a home before, you know how important it is to put your best foot forward. We all talk about ‘getting our house’ ready for market and the same holds true for your boat.

Things like a generator that won’t start, or lights that won’t work can be perceived as major issues to a potential buyer and beg the question what else could be … Read More

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