To many new boaters, a common notion is that you can save money by buying a trailer for your boat, storing it at home and avoid all of those costly marina fees. On the surface, this makes sense, but if you really dig into what is involved with loading, towing, storing and launching a boat – you will quickly see that in the grand scheme of things, the marina really isn’t all that expensive.
You’ve been asking yourself, should I buy a boat? Great question. It is a big investment, both in time and money, so we want to help you make sure you are making the right decision.
How Much Is My Time Worth? That is a question that you are asking, or should be asking, when making any type of lifestyle decision, boating included. If you are trying to decide what type of boater you are, then you need to consider what your time is worth.
Getting the boat out on the water is the easy part. Now that it’s time to come back into the dock, a lot of folks get nervous if they don’t have a lot of experience docking a boat into a slip.