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Len’s Cove Lessons in Boating: Is 2024 a Good Year to Buy a Boat

Mar 28, 2024 After years of a rollercoaster boat market…

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Marine Surveys – The What, How and Why – Part 1 Intro

Jan 25, 2024 by Marc Robic It is important to note that…

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Whether you’re a new boater or an old salt, you have much to gain by trusting your boat search to a knowledgeable professional. I’m a bit of an evangelist when it comes to boats – I believe that if you’re lucky enough to live near water, salt or fresh, owning a boat is the true meaning of life. I’ve never given up the faith, but after owning the same 35’ sloop for 30 years, things had changed. With two teenage boys who had somehow grown big, the space aboard Sway had grown small.

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Boat Ownership: Some Insights to Consider

Particularly with the increased costs of ownership, Fractional Ownership may be a better investment option for people considering buying a boat. Especially if they lead a busy lifestyle.

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Boat Buying: What Your Yacht Broker Knows – But You Might Not

As spring approaches, the market starts to heat up, and as you are starting to search for that perfect boat, you might want to be aware of what a Yacht Broker can bring to the table.

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Boat ownership: Let’s talk insurance

With the boating season getting ever closer, it’s important that you understand the language of your insurance policy. When shopping for marine insurance this season here are a few insurance terms you may want to become familiar with to ensure that you are not purchasing and insurance policy that will fall short when a claim occurs.

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Why Use a Boat Broker?

Last summer there was tremendous interest in buying a boat to have fun in the restricted world ofCOVID19. People hauled boats to the end of their driveways with “For Sale” signs. Sailboats and cabin cruisers appeared in Kijiji and Craigs List and it sounds like most were sold to new boaters. But, are they happy owners now?

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Len’s Cove Lessons in Boating

The boat buying or selling market is hot now and has been since the late spring of 2020. Sean Horsfall, General Manager, 3rd. Generation Owner at Len’s Cove Marina in Portland Ontario on the Big Rideau Lake on the Rideau Canal system, wants to help you navigate the 2021 ahead and the new and used boat buying process.

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Guest column: Insurance Spring Checklist

Insurance may not be exciting but it is important. Check at launch. We all know we need to spend some time working on getting the boat ready for launch. But What about your Marine Insurance Policy? 

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Could you lease your new yacht?

When I first saw the display at the Toronto International Boat Show saying that you could lease a new yacht, it stopped me dead in my tracks. While I had never considered leasing boats, we are certainly seeing growth in boat rental organizations…

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Buying with a Yacht Broker

Whether you’re a new boater or an old salt, you have much to gain by trusting your boat search to a knowledgeable professional. I’m a bit of an evangelist when it comes to boats – I believe that if you’re lucky enough to live near water, salt or fresh, owning a boat is the true meaning of life. I’ve never given up the faith, but after owning the same 35’ sloop for 30 years, things had changed. With two teenage boys who had somehow grown big, the space aboard Sway had grown small.

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Financing Your New Boat

2012 is the Year of The Boat Buying Trifecta: Low Interest Rates – High Canadian Dollar – Low Global Boat Prices. We think that the 2012 will be the year of the boat buying trifecta; we have record low interest rates, a high Canadian dollar, and low global boat prices making the yacht of your dreams more affordable and closer to reality than we ever remember before. With rapidly escalating numbers of Canadians reaching retirement age, many of whom are already smart enough to have realized this opportunity, the Canadian boat market is alive and well while markets in most other countries are stagnant or down.

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