Buying Boats & Yachts

Finding The Perfect Boat In San Diego

In the Market for a Motor Yacht? Need help Finding the Boat that Meets your Needs?

Finding your dream yacht requires careful research and a knowledgeable and experienced San Diego yacht broker. Brokers ensure that the proper steps are followed from pre purchase inspections to finding boat insurance in San Diego, and you will receive one-to-one service that will meet your individual needs. Here are a few other tips for finding the best motor yacht for you!

Determine Budget

Yachts cost more than the purchase price. The typical costs associated with ownership include: maintenance, ownership, dockage fees, fuel, insurance, taxes and ship mortgage. In addition, you will want to invest a certain amount of time to justify the expenses. How often do you plan to use the boat? Where will you use it? These questions are vital for discovering the best yacht to meet your needs. Used tiara yachts are often a good choice for first time boat owners as they have become a distinguished brand, known for offering mid-sized luxury yachts. Their models range from 29 to 58 feet.

Pick New or Used Boat

Used yachts are less expensive than new ones because they have depreciated in value and are often more suitable price wise for new boaters. Provided you hire a knowledgeable broker, they can help you to avoid the pitfalls. Referrals through friends or family who have bought a yacht is usually the best option. Before buying a used yacht beware of repair defects, upholstery, canvas, carpet and the needs for upgraded electronics.

Research Boat Brands

You may see a used Sea Ray yacht that catches your eye, and for good reason. The company is the world’s largest manufacturer of quality pleasure boats, and they were the first to meet the high ISO 9002 standards. However, if you’re not familiar with boat brands, you may not be sure if the Sea Ray’s additional amenities are right for you. Research brands by checking out individual brand websites, using other online resources, talking with industry professionals and getting advice from your broker. This way you can be sure that the brand not only meets your needs in terms of design but for function and cruising on the water.

The key to finding the best boat is understanding how you plan on using it. A good yacht will fulfill those needs and lead to the highest satisfaction. For more information on selecting a motor yacht or to find a reliable broker near you, reach out to Ballast Point Yachts, Inc. at (619) 222-3620 today.