Boating Tips & Advice

     
How Much Does It Cost To Maintain A Used Boat?

How Much Does It Cost To Maintain A Used Boat?

It’s important to look below the surface when getting your boat inspected; when calculating the costs, it’s no different. Far beyond just the cost of the annual service, any budding boat buyer should consider the initial condition of the boat, alongside how it’s stored and its ...
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4 Tips For Getting Your Boat Loan Approved

4 Tips For Getting Your Boat Loan Approved

Boat finance applicants often have concerns about whether they can get approved for a loan. Understanding lender requirements and the approval process can be confusing for many. Especially if it’s your first time going through the process.  Each financier will have their own lending ...
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How To Raft Your Tender

How To Raft Your Tender

Stopping your tender from bashing the side of your boat all night keeping you awake is actually something that can easily be resolved with some cleverly placed and adjusted lines. After forging a career spanning three decades working in the luxury end of recreational boating, Brendon Grieve ...
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Anchoring - The Very Basics

Anchoring - The Very Basics

This video is about the very basic Principles of Anchoring and targeted at the recreational boater. After forging a career spanning three decades working in the luxury end of recreational boating, Brendon Grieve decided to put his experience into his own business hence, Motoryachts Unlimited ...
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How To Check A Boat Service History

How To Check A Boat Service History

Checking a boat’s service history can be very simple if the current owner of the boat has documented it properly. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes the history has been lost, and it can also be difficult to decipher the service receipts. You may also want to ...
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Weather Forecasting - Which Forecast To Use

Weather Forecasting - Which Forecast To Use

Weather forecasting is big business. In April 2021 the UK Met Office splashed A$2.2 billion on buying the UK’s largest supercomputer from Microsoft. Yep $2.2 bn just for weather forecasting. The UK is a world leader in global weather forecasting models. Weather forecasts are vitally ...
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Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

Fortunately most boat buyers and sellers are genuine however there are some unscrupulous people in the world. Please use common sense. Typically the deal seems "too good to be true"! These types of scams occur on the internet as well as ads in newspapers. We wish to uphold Boats Online's reputation ...
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Selling Your Boat? Tips For A Better Ad

Selling Your Boat? Tips For A Better Ad

Sell your boat fast by presenting your boat or boat gear for sale in the best of conditions. The bext way to sell your boat can make the difference between a quick sale and a long on-market time. Below are a few tips you may find worthwhile considering to produce a better boat ad and to get ...
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Insuring Your Boat: Top Tips For Boat Insurance

Insuring Your Boat: Top Tips For Boat Insurance

Let's start by describing the two basic sections of a typical yacht or boat insurance policy: physical damage and liability. The physical damage section covers accidental loss or damage to the boat and its machinery. This not only covers the hull and the boat engine(s), but ...
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Top Tips For Safely Towing A Dinghy

Top Tips For Safely Towing A Dinghy

Discover the secrets to towing your tender without it fishtailing along behind you or sliding precariously along sideways down your V-wash. After forging a career spanning three decades working in the luxury end of recreational boating, Brendon Grieve decided to put his experience into his ...
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