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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Boat?
How Much Does it Cost to Own a Boat? Not everyone asks themselves this question before buying a boat, and yet, it’s fundamental for budgeting your purchase and avoiding unwelcome surprises later on.   The costs of owning a boat depend on many things like the type of boat, length, what you use it for, etc. However, the annual costs are usually around 10% of the boat’s value.  Breakdowns and failures are often related to how much attention you give to your boat, so it is important to take into account the time you will spend maintaining your boat.   How to Calculate Annual Expenditure   There’s
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Grosvenor Yachts appointed as Gulf Craft dealer for the UK and Ireland
Gulf Craft, one of the world’s premier shipyards, has strengthened its global dealer network with the appointment of Grosvenor Yachts as the exclusive dealer for the United Kingdom and Ireland.   Grosvenor Yachts will showcase Gulf Craft’s diverse brand portfolio including its flagship Majesty superyachts, Nomad explorer yachts and Oryx sports yachts and open cruisers to customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.    Talal Nasralla, CEO of Gulf Craft, said,   “The United Kingdom and Ireland is one of our important growth markets with an already strong demand for our boats and yachts as well as clients who appreciate the value that we deliver through
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Buying a cheap GRP Canal River Boat
I would over a period like to encourage everyone to consider buying and owning a boat, however cheap or small from a simple kayak to well, the sky's the limit with boats is it not? But sadly, today it seems we have moved away from starting small.   Years ago, everyone got in to Inland canal and river boating by buying something cheap and cheerful that then if they liked boating, this could be sold on in a short time with maybe a little profit if work had been done. The boat improving over time and in-turn they could move on to
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Protect your boat with Salt-Away
The salt in seawater is a silent killer to boats. Any surface material on a boat is likely to go through some form of corrosion or damage over time unless proper care is taken.    We all want to look after our pride and joy, but how we do it and crucially, by not cutting any corners will decide whether issues and expensive replacements are prevented down the line. In order to retain value in our expensive past time, you have to know what works and what is worth every penny and minute of your time. The question is, how are you
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