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Chartering your boat Editor's Choice

Chartering your boat

Many boat owners choose to charter their craft to help with mooring costs or simply to keep the boat in working order whilst they are away. But like letting out your home or even your car, you’d expect your property to be looked after and for your insurance to cover you for any incidents which happen beyond your control. read more

RIB or SIB - which boat is better for you?

RIB or SIB - which boat is better for you?

The rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is an incredibly popular choice of power boat due to its versatility, speed and ability to cope with challenging conditions. However, many people incorrectly refer to all inflatable boats as RIBs, not knowing that some of these RIBs are in fact soft inflatable boats (SIBs). This means that they do not have a hard hull, so are easy to deflate and store, and also tend to be far more affordable than RIBs. read more

Buying and Owning a Yacht Guide

Buying and Owning a Yacht Guide

Spend an afternoon at a busy marina, and it’s clear that yachting is having something of a heyday. Whether you’ve previously sailed with a crew and are looking to next compete in your own vessel, or you are simply attracted to the lifestyle of leisurely weekends along the coast, owning a yacht is a dream for many. But what does owning a yacht involve, and how much will it all set you back? Our guide will help you understand the realities of yacht purchase and ownership. read more

Power Boat Buyer’s Guide

Power Boat Buyer’s Guide

If you are looking to buy a power boat, a bit of background knowledge is essential, especially if it is the first time you have bought a boat. Doing your homework will help you make the right decision and ensure that you get the perfect boat for you. There are a number of practical considerations you need to make to get your started, such as what you will use the boat for, how large you need the vessel to be, your budget, and whether you will be buying new or used. read more