Your First Sailboat

Your First Sailboat is a comprehensive start-up guide. It is the first book to answer all your basic questions about buying, maintaining and using your first sailboat. It includes advice on buying new versus used, how much to pay, what hull materials are best and has suggestions on sailing gear, insurance, financing and annual maintenance.

How to buy a sailboat: The ultimate guide to successfully buying a sailboat and avoiding costly mistakes (Sailboat cruising, sailboat maintenance, ... reviews, sailboat construction, boat buying)

So you’ve decided to buy your first boat. Congratulations! Two third of the earth’s surface is covered by water, which means you’ll soon be able to visit many more places with your new boat than with your car. You’re about to discover how to successfully buy a sailboat and how to avoid many common, costly mistakes. The biggest reason that many people never become boat owners is not because of the cost involved but, rather, because of fear of the unknown. They fear that they will make a mistake, buy the wrong boat, pay too much, end up having an accident, or will simply be overwhelmed with boat maintenance or some other imagined problem. Samuel Barrington shares his sailboat buying experience, giving the reader a detailed step-by-step guide, ensuring no questions remain unanswered.