Buying

How do I pick the right yacht for me?

There are many factors that contribute to the decision in purchasing the right yacht that fits your needs. Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to a few decisions you’ll need to make.

#1 Motor Yacht Or Sailboat?

Marketing is what sets us apart from other brokers. At The Advantaged we cultivate buyers from all corners of the globe, through our various marketing channels, selecting those most appropriate target market for your particular boat style.

We may select from print listing, internet advertisements, and direct mailings to our private list of interested customers who may have chartered with us in the past and are now ready to consider a yacht of their own.

#2 Choosing The Right Yacht

Another specialty area of The Advantaged is understanding pricing strategies that balance the selling price against your needs as a seller. Generally yachts are not considered an appreciating asset, so time on the market it critical. Along with that are storage or slip fees, maintenance, bottom cleaning, and cosmetic repairs. All that adds up and influences the pricing strategy for your yacht.

#3 Selecting A Yacht Broker

Like a house, yachts have “curb appeal” and it’s important to keep your yacht looking its best for prospective buyers. That kind of attention to detail takes time and commitment and is one of many qualities that set us apart from other brokers.

#4 Making An Offer

The negotiation process can frequently be stressful for both sides. We will guide you through the sometimes tricky negotiations and give you our best advice on what’s in your best interest as the seller.

Every deal is different and there is no one-size-fits-all negotiating strategy. At critical times like these you will appreciate our attention to detail and rapid communication.

#5 The Pre-Purchase Survey

Marketing is what sets us apart from other brokers. At The Advantaged we cultivate buyers from all corners of the globe, through our various marketing channels, selecting those most appropriate target market for your particular boat style.

We may select from print listing, internet advertisements, and direct mailings to our private list of interested customers who may have chartered with us in the past and are now ready to consider a yacht of their own.

#6 Yacht Trials

Another specialty area of The Advantaged is understanding pricing strategies that balance the selling price against your needs as a seller. Generally yachts are not considered an appreciating asset, so time on the market it critical. Along with that are storage or slip fees, maintenance, bottom cleaning, and cosmetic repairs. All that adds up and influences the pricing strategy for your yacht.

#7 Closing Procedures

Like a house, yachts have “curb appeal” and it’s important to keep your yacht looking its best for prospective buyers. That kind of attention to detail takes time and commitment and is one of many qualities that set us apart from other brokers.

#8 After The Sale

The negotiation process can frequently be stressful for both sides. We will guide you through the sometimes tricky negotiations and give you our best advice on what’s in your best interest as the seller.

Every deal is different and there is no one-size-fits-all negotiating strategy. At critical times like these you will appreciate our attention to detail and rapid communication.

Please send us a message if you have further questions.