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


Tips On Selling Your Boat | Making A Great Presentation

Selling your boat is just like selling your house, you want to present your best.

If you are thinking of selling your boat, now is the time to make sure that your boat is clean and those annoying little things that should have been fixed are.

Our professional yacht brokers have been selling boats for many years, and are knowledgeable on those exact items that could make or break a sale.

Here are a few things to consider when getting … Read More


Tips On Selling Your Boat | Getting The Price Right

When you’re ready to sell your boat, establishing a price can be difficult.

This is precisely one of the services a professional yacht broker can guide you through to help establish a price that is fair market value and encourage a quick sale.

At North South Yacht Sales, we ask our customers to keep a few things in mind when establishing a boat price –

  • The 10% rule

    – Yacht brokers use a number of tools, (not always available

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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