Steps to Buying a Yacht

Searching for Yachts (websites, marinas, brokerages)

Physically Looking at Yachts (Decide which type)

Finding a yacht broker

Comparable yachts listing and sold prices

Negotiating

Making an Offer to Purchase (Contracts)

Now that your offer is accepted by the seller

Surveys (Marine/Boat & Mechanical)

Sea Trial

Haul Out (Hull Bottom & Running Gear inspection)

Oil Samples

Financing

Insurance

Finding a Slip at a Marina

Documentation (USCG, DMV, Title Search, Bill of Sale, Notary,Registration)

Now that you own the yacht

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Mechanic

Boat Washer/Detailer

Bottom Cleaner

Canvas Repair

Holding Tank Pump Out

Captain

Maintenance plan and timing

Using the yacht

Marinas