North Point Yacht Sales


Benefits of Buying a Boat New VS. Used

So, you have decided to buy a boat. The next question is usually, should I buy new or used? What are the advantages and disadvantages to each? I have been selling both new and used boats for almost 10 years and talked to hundreds of clients on this decision. Hopefully I can take these experiences and help you make the decision that is right for ...
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Best Boats for the Great Loop

The Great Loop Cruise, a circumnavigation if the eastern third of the United States with an optional foray into Canada, was made more friendly to pleasure boats with the completion of the Tennessee Tombigbee waterway, which provided a path to Gulf of Mexico from the Great Lakes without running the Lower Mississippi. It has become so po...
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Red Flags on Used Boats: What to Look for Before You Buy

Assuming you have narrowed down your search to a couple of boats that you think will work for you here are some tips on where to look for “red flags” when buying a used boat
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Common Mistakes People Make When Selling A Boat

Your boat is unique and requires a strong marketing plan to sell quickly. In todays competitive market, a few pictures and descriptions will not do her justice. Here are common marketing mistakes people make when trying to sell their boat. 
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What is My Boat Worth?

Oftentimes boat owners wonder "what is my boat worth?" when they go to sell. Maybe the boat has been sitting for a few years, the boat no longer fits your needs, or perhaps your priorities have changed. Whatever the case may be, we are here to help. Fill out the form below to get a custom report including sold boat comparisons, active ...
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Best Way to Prep Your Boat to Sell

So you’ve decided to sell your boat. By now you've started to gather information, history, inventory of equipment, and upgrades for the listing. The question is: what sets your boat apart from other boats on the market? It’s not only the physical features and gear, but the presentation that is a key factor in attracting buyers an...
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Caymas Boats Factory Visit

This winter our team gathered for a trip to the Caymas Boats factory just outside of Nashville, TN. I know what you are thinking – “Why would they build boats in land locked TN!?” Well, there are a few people in the boat building world that command as much respect as Caymas Boats Founder Earl Bent...
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Guide to Trading in Your Boat

In general, the market for boats is not expanding as rapidly as manufactures are building boats. This simple fact means the majority of boat buyers are already boat owners. Most boat owners looking to move up or down would rather not be faced with the prospect of owning ...
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North Point Yacht Sales appoints new Marketing Director, Lauren Mahoney

North Point Yacht Sales welcomes Lauren Mahoney the new Marketing Director for all three locations in Maryland and Virginia. Lauren will join the marketing team with Melissa Flake as the Social Media Coordinator. “Lauren brings a wealth of knowledge from years' of marketing experience in the boating industry.” says Ken Comerford, Owner and President of North Point Yacht Sales. "We are confident that Lauren will provide the sophisticated marketing and communications expertise to develop the great brands North Point represents."
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What To Look For In A Boat Sea Trial

Taking a used or new boat for a sea trial is nothing like taking a car for a test drive.  Think of it as more of a home inspection. You are looking to see if the boat is safe, performs as it should and that everything works as it should with no major deficiencies. The sea trial comes...
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