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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Life Aboard a Sailboat

Posted by Gail Farias on Jul 26, 2019 3:57:45 PM

The Sailing Lifestyle

Very few activities evoke the same sense of escape as sailing upon the open seas. Most weekend sailors dream of cutting their land-bound ties and selling their homes to embrace the sailing lifestyle full time. Some plan for decades to enjoy the boating life when they retire, while others can take the plunge much earlier. Many avid sailors use the summer months, while the kids are out of school, to sail to dream destinations while enjoying their family time together.

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Center Console vs. Dual Console Fishing Boats

Posted by Gail Farias on Jul 17, 2019 9:54:51 AM

Center Console or Dual Console?

Choosing between a center console and a dual console boat should depend entirely on how you plan to use it. Each offers distinct advantages, and both provide plenty of fun and functionality. Cobia Boats, a division of the Maverick Boat Group, is a leader in custom-designed boats for dedicated anglers and avid boaters alike. For over three decades, the craftsmen at Cobia have been producing safe and functional watercraft that meet and exceed the highest standards in the industry. Cobia offers a wide range of beautifully crafted center and dual console boats to match your needs precisely.

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A Quick Look at the All-New CABO 41 Sportfishing Yacht

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Jul 10, 2019 11:17:50 AM

What's So Special About the CABO 41 Sport Fishing Yacht

The CABO 41, It's new, it's shiny, and we all can't wait to see it in action. In the past CABO has produced well-loved and trusted sport fishers, but eventually production stopped and CABO became far and few between. Hatteras has recently picked up CABO and revived it, giving us the newest in the sport fishing world. But what's so special about this boat anyway? Well, the CABO 41 is a one-of-a-kind sport fishing yacht. She mixes versatile sports equipment and capabilities, with a sleek, modern design. The innovative vessel is guaranteed to leave you thrilled and blissful at the same time. 

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Life Aboard a Yacht: Living Your Dream Life

Posted by Gail Farias on Jul 1, 2019 12:41:18 PM

Living aboard a beautifully outfitted yacht is a reality for some and a longstanding dream for many. Cruise the ocean and intercoastal waterways, fish when you choose, and fall asleep in a comfortable berth rocked gently by the waves.

Creating a life aboard a yacht, comfortable, safe, and ocean-ready, is easier than you may think. Many people find their ideal ocean-going home, sell their house, and begin life as full-time liveaboards. The boat becomes both their principal residence and a vacation home.

So, why not pursue the dream?

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Christening Your Boat

Posted by Hannah Ellis on Jun 27, 2019 12:35:45 PM

It's Boat Handover Day

You wake up one morning and realize what day it is. Instead of snoozing the alarm, you jump out of bed and make pancakes in record time. Why? It's your boat handover day! The day when your boat is ready for all of your new adventures. So, what should you expect from your first day of boat ownership?

What to Expect During Your Boat Handover

First things first, your itinerary, it’s almost like planning a vacation. We want to make sure everything is in place for you to sail OR motor off in your new boat. Your itinerary is based on your prior knowledge, and your ability to learn. When it’s finally time for you to arrive at our yard with your friends and family, we will be happy to meet you with smiles all around.

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