The sale price was agreed upon and after considerable negotiation there were still funds available in the budget for taxes, commission, transporting fees, bottom preparation, launching, and these After The Sale Items:

  • Marina Slip Rental + electrical
  • Registration
  • Commercial Towing Services (BoatsUS) Memberships
  • US Coast Guard Registration – Documentation
  • VHF radio license (if you plan to sail outside the US)
  • Insurance
  • Lines
  • Bumpers
  • 2nd anchor
  • Galley items
  • Bedding
  • Dingy
  • Outboard
  • Additional PFDs
  • Charts – Paper (That’s right!!! Paper)
  • Charts –GPS subscription
  • Navigation tools
  • Miscellaneous cleaning items
  • Boat’s name, City and State painted on transom
  • Bimini top
  • Pedestal cover
  • Shore-power cable system
  • Foul Weather Gear
  • Lifesling – Overboard Rescue System
  • Tools
  • Etc, etc, etc

These items could represent 15% – 20% of the cost of the boat. It’s a good thing they were factored into the bottom line cost of the boat and were part of our budget.

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