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Buying Your First Boat Guide

So you’re ready to take the plunge and buy a boat. Download our step-by-step beginner’s guide to get up to speed on all the basics.

Find Your Perfect Boat

Whether high speed or low key, there's a boat for every lifestyle and occasion.

Great Resources to Guide Your Decision

Certified Dealers

Using a marine five-star certified dealer will ensure you buy a boat that is safe and seaworthy. 

Marina Finder

Ready to hit the water? Use our interactive map to discover local spots for fishing and boating.

Register Your Boat Online

Boat registrations vary from state to state. Register your boat today with our online tool.

Articles & Resources

Inspirational stories, educational articles, and tips for new & experienced captains.

Learning how to safety tow a boat in the water with another boat is a good skill to have for all boaters. Towing boats at sea is no simple task, so be cautious and take necessary safety measures—follow these basic steps for towing a disabled boat.

Better bring your appetite: Here’s where to dock and dine along the Eastern Seaboard. If you're boating anywhere from Maine, down through the Carolinas and into Florida, add these top waterfront restaurants to your list of must-visits.

If you’re selling your boat you want to price it right, and also get top dollar—so you have a bigger down payment for your next boat, of course. Follow our guide to help you determine the average price for your boat, and how to compare similar models by checking other online resources.