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The insider's guide to choosing and buying a yacht

Author: Duncan Kent
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As important a buying decision as purchasing a house, buying a yacht can be fraught with pitfalls. The Insider′s Guide to Choosing and Buying a Yacht gives prospective boat owners everything they must know before they step into a showroom or answer an ad on the Web. Covering such essentials as establishing what you want from a yacht and setting a budget, the book offers tips on inspecting a yacht both in and out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Kent
ISBN: 9780470972694 0470972696
OCLC Number: 681739182
Description: 215 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: What type of sailing do you want to do? --
What type of boat should you buy? --
Choosing the right hull material --
Hull design --
Stability --
Sails and rigging --
The decks --
Accommodation --
New or used? --
Additional costs --
Inspection and survey --
Trial sailing --
Taking possession of your new yacht --
Can i share a boat? --
Documentation --
Buying abroad --
Training and qualifications.
Responsibility: Duncan Kent.

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Choosing to spend tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds on a yacht is a massive decision, and one which many people are poorly qualified to make. This insider's guide offers practical advice to  Read more...

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