Buying A Pre-Owned Charter Boat

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Why do we know this subject inside out?  

  • We have been owners of several charter boats, in several fleets. 
  • Michel, Sailonline's owner, founded and presided for 10 years the Moorings Owners' Group, the world largest charter yacht owners association. 
  • Michel and his partners (all with equal unmatched experience on charter yachts) have implemented  hundreds of transactions involving charter boat sales - new and pre-owned - all over the world.
  • We operate independently of charter companies and so we are free to write and say anything we need/want to - good and bad - in order to help charter boat buyers. So we are totally unbiased.

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Charter Boat Seamanship Manual

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This 29-page seamanship manual is the only one geared specifically to charterers, seasoned or first-timers alike. It even includes a glossary!

Here is the table of contents:

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Charter Boat Ownership for Dummies

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More and more people are buying monohulls and catamarans and placing them into charter programs all over the globe. Placing a yacht into charter management is a good way to reduce the cost of the boat and also offset the cost of ownership. There are different types of Management programs offered by the industry that I will analyze and explain to ensure that you have a good understanding of what you will be getting into if you decide to place a yacht into charter management.

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Is Buying A Charter Yacht For You?

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The Preliminary Soul Searching Exercise

The Good News

Is buying a boat an investment?

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Top Ten Reasons to Own a Charter Boat

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katlo-cruising-tortola-bviWe sold 'Katlo', a Lagoon 450 two years ago to owners, Kathy and Mackie. 'Katlo' was placed in the luxury charter business in the BVI and has quickly made a name for herself in the industry.  We have had glowing reviews from the owners, crew and charter guests and thanks to their great experience, they have given us their 'Top Ten Reasons To Own a Charter Yacht'.

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