Boat Radio – The Boat Galley – 64. How much should you offer when buying a boat?

Jan 08, 2018, 05:00 AM

Should you simply offer 20% below the asking price and hope the seller bites your arm off? Or is there a more complex calculation to make? Is there a rule of thumb at all?

Carolyn Shearlock has been buying and selling boats for decades. This week, she talks about the factors you’ll need to consider before making that crucial first offer.

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