Why Choose Cape Yachts to Buy a Boat?

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Oct 22, 2019 1:06:31 PM

There are plenty of places out there to purchase a boat, and there are thousands of people who make selling you that boat their lifelong career. So why choose us? What's so special about Cape Yachts? We interviewed two of our professional yacht brokers to see what sets them apart.

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Shopping for a Boat - Tips for New Buyers

Posted by Gail Farias on Oct 18, 2019 10:11:36 AM

Whether an experienced owner or a first-time buyer, shopping for a boat is a major undertaking. Sometimes first-time buyers react to their initial excitement without fully considering what they need, how big the boat should be, the age and condition, ease of operation, maintenance, and where it will be kept. 

Also, you need to first determine how much you plan to pay and how you expect to finance the boat. Impulsive buyers frequently bear that nagging concern that they overpaid after buying the first boat they inspected.  

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The World's Weirdest and Spookiest Boats

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Oct 15, 2019 4:06:07 PM

Happy October! It's officially "spooky season" and in the spirit of all things creepy, weird, and surprising we are bringing you a list of the world's strangest boats. 

We've all seen an interesting boat or two, maybe she had a funny name, eccentric hull color, or resembled a surprisingly still intact pirate ship. Whatever you may have seen, I guarantee you have never seen anything like these. 

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Topics: boats, boat life, boating life, spookiest boats, strange boats, types of boats, haunted boats, weird boats

Why Buy a Hatteras Yacht

Posted by Kyle Smith on Oct 11, 2019 12:16:14 PM

Hatteras Yachts have long been the gold-standard manufacturer known of high-quality sport and cruising yachts known worldwide for craftsmanship, functionality, performance, and style. As the company celebrates its 60th year, a review of its history and unique approach to boat building is timely.

The Hatteras Experience

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Beneteau First Yacht 53 Sailing Yacht – Worth the Wait!

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Oct 8, 2019 10:41:28 AM

 

It's not often that a yacht successfully blends sheer speed with immaculate detail and design, while still beating its competitors in the price department. The all-new First Yacht 53 by Beneteau might just be the one to accomplish this... and then some.

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Winter Storage Options for Your Boat

Posted by Gail Farias on Oct 4, 2019 3:31:06 PM

Your Options for Winter Boat Storage

Whether you are a new boat owner or an old hand, how and where to store your boat for the winter is an important decision. A careful review of your boat storage options can save considerable money and effort.

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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Boat?

Posted by Gail Farias on Sep 30, 2019 2:40:19 PM

The cost of owning a boat depends on the type, size, and location of the watercraft you are planning to purchase. Whether you hope to cruise the intercoastal waterways, sail the open seas, or fish in the Great Lakes, the costs may vary substantially.  

Matching your finances with your boating dream requires a thorough investigation.

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When is the Best Time to Buy a Boat?

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Sep 19, 2019 11:46:03 AM

“Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it!” — David Lee Roth

So, you want to buy a yacht, sail around the world, and live the life of your dreams. Maybe you're new to the boating world or you just haven't been given the 411 on the time to buy. Either way, it's easily one of the most important parts of your journey. Here are our top 5 reasons why Fall is the time to buy a boat.

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What is the Right Size Boat for Me?

Posted by Gail Farias on Aug 12, 2019 11:20:02 AM

As you shop for your first or next powerboat, sailboat, or yacht, the size of the boat should be one of the first factors to consider. To have made your purchase and later realize you should have gone larger or smaller can be very upsetting.

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Guide to Buying a Sportfishing Yacht

Posted by Kyle Smith on Aug 2, 2019 3:18:42 PM

Most experienced sportfishing fans have a clear idea about the looks and features of their next sportfishing yacht. Many consider functionality, maneuverability, and speed to be most important while good looks, comfort, and capacity are essential to others.

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