Boats sales are revving up in California

A Wall Street newspaper headline in the Dec. 2013 issue declared “Boat Sales Come Back to Life,” and the article that accompanied it described how new boat buyers are helping to drive a boating recovery in California. “Boats sales are revving up in the state for the first time in five years, part of a… Read More

What to Look for when Shopping for a Boat Loan

Shopping for a boat loan can seem overwhelming, especially in today’s economy. Like most transportation vehicles, boats can be expensive whether they’re bought used or new. As such, you will likely have to take out a loan before buying one. It’s important to know how to shop for the best loan rate, and what to… Read More

Understanding the Cost of Ownership before Buying a Boat

Owning a boat in San Diego can provide for endless afternoons of fun and relaxation. However, there are many costs to owning a boat aside from the purchase price. It is important to understand these costs before investing in a boat to make sure you can afford the purchase. Plus, knowing the true cost of… Read More

Top 5 Tips for Buying a Used Boat

There are many things to consider when buying a used boat. From various brands and types of boats to cost and available options, the process can seem overwhelming. As a result, before you make a purchase, it is important to know what you can do to ensure you receive the highest quality used boat for… Read More

Boating with Kids: Tricks of the Trade

As all parents know, family adventures can be either magical or disastrous, and trips to sea are no different! As a used boat brokerage in San Diego, we understand that one of the most important things for heading out on the water is to plan well. Not sure where to start? Check out the following… Read More

Buying the Right Type of Fishing Boat

Fishing can be a great hobby, one that can get you away from stressful work life and give you a chance to relax. Although fishing can be as simple as casting a line into the water from shore, many fishing enthusiasts prefer the joy of getting out on the open water. Looking to buy a… Read More

Beyond Catalina: Exploring the Channel Islands by Powerboat

One fabulous boating adventure that exists off the Southern California coast is the Channel Islands National Park. It’s important to note that this is not a novice boater’s destination. Shifting fog, currents, swells, and winds can get an inexperienced captain into trouble quickly. However, for those with the skills, it is an incomparable adventure. If… Read More

Top 5 Tips for Selling a Used Boat

When you start looking into how to sell a pre-owned boat in San Diego, it’s common to become overwhelmed and lost as to how to get the most money out of the transaction. Instead of fearing the process and worrying about the sale price, follow these 5 tips to help you get the most for… Read More

How to Get the Best Experience Whale Watching in SoCal

Southern California is a wonderful place to see different species of whale. In the past, whale watching was mostly a winter and spring activity to track migrations of Gray and Humpback whales. However, over the past decade, more of the open-ocean species have begun coming to shore, allowing for year-round viewing of a variety of… Read More

An Introduction to Predicted Log Racing

As a premier boat brokerage in San Diego, we’re always looking for new boating activities and stories to share with our readers, and this month we wanted to highlight boat racing. Some people are competitive by nature – and for those who are also powerboaters, there haven’t been many opportunities to battle with other enthusiasts…. Read More