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Pros and Cons of a Stepped Hull

As you look for you next boat, you have probably noticed the growing popularity of stepped hull boats. Originally these were only on race or “Go Fast” boats. But as time has gone by, they have been showing up more and more in the larger market space. So, is a stepped hull right for you? To answer this question, you need to know the pros and cons and how they relate to your boating needs.
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Virtual Boat Show: Featuring Caymas Boats

Tune in Friday, May 29th on Facebook LIVE as we virtually "walk the docks" and walk through our favorite Caymas models. We are launching ALL-NEW boat walkthrough videos, interviewing industry professionals, and we'll be able to answer your questions LIVE.
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Qualities to Consider in a Great Loop Boat

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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Best Center Console Boats Under $500K

The center console is a platform that has been around for a long time and is probably the most popular type of powerboat on the water. Originally designed as a fishing platform, new models now offer luxury and layouts for all sorts of options to enjoy the water. In recent years the sizes have increased dramatically. Not that long ago a 30 footer was considered a large center console. Now they are pushing 65 feet with accommodations that used to only be found in cabin cruisers or a high-end New York City apartment. Along with that size, the prices have also increased. So, here are some of what I think, are the best center consoles under $500,000 on the market today in alphabetical order and described in their own words.
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Virtual Boat Show: Hanse & Dehler

We are bringing the Boat Show experience to you. Join us March 1 on Facebook LIVE as we virtually "walk the docks" and feature our Hanse and Dehler models. We are launching ALL-NEW boat walkthrough videos, interviewing industry professionals, and we'll be able to answer your questions LIVE.
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Best Downeast Outboard Powerboats: New Boats with Deep Roots

One of the most popular and recognizable power boat profiles is what is known as “Downeast.” They are marked by a graceful sheer, a trunk cabin forward, a midship house for the helm deck, and a large aft cockpit. The basic profile is derived from Maine lobster boats, which had less enclosed accommodations forward and more working cockpit aft.
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Outboard VS IPS Pod Drives

When faced with the decision of Outboard vs IPS Inboard Engines on any model of boat you may wonder which is best. At North Point Yacht Sales we get asked this question all time. The truth is one option may be a better fit for your particular lifestyle and the other may not. For comparison sake we decided to use the MJM 43z in this example. Most of these qualities apply no matter which make and model of boat you look at.
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Who the Heck is North Point Yacht Sales?

At first meeting on a dock, at a boat show, or when someone stumbles into the office, the first question often is: who the hell are you guys? The short answer is: we are a yacht brokerage in the mold of the classic houses.    We sell sail and power, new yachts and selected brokerage, and strive to demonstrate fierce honesty in ...
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Exciting New Day Boats

We have exciting new day boats, perfect for boating on the Chesapeake Bay this year.
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North Point Yacht Sales Welcomes Alex Berg as After Sales Director

Alex Berg is a lifelong, passionate boater and experienced marine industry professional.
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