How Many Times a Year Do You Get Out Boating?

Looking for a boat for sale might not seem like the ideal activity for the first of November, but it is a time when many current boat owners are making the decision to get rid of the boats that they are no longer using and the boats that they want to trade in for newer, bigger, and more powerful models. In fact, new and used boats for sale may actually be a little cheaper this time of the year. Much like the small window of time before new cars are released, there is also a period of time when boat owners see a drop in the price of older boats as dealers try to make way for the new inventory.

If you are any kind of outdoor enthusiast then you likely know the excitement of purchasing something that allows you to enjoy your favorite activity a little more. From a new or used boat for sale to the latest models of dirt bikes, the longer you are interested in an outdoor activity the more likely you are to want to buy something of higher quality. When you take your young sons and daughters out on their first fishing trip, for instance, you may not feel the need to buy anything but an affordable and reliable used boat. The more time you spend out on the water, however, the more likely you are to want to upgrade your current vessel.

Are You Ready to Upgrade Your Boat, Snowmobile, or Dirt Bike?

Again making a comparison to the automobile industry, it is difficult to drive a vehicle without a back up camera or lane change technology once you have driven one with these extras. And while you may not have thought that you would use heated seats or a heated steering wheel, once you have gone through a winter with these conveniences it is difficult to go without them. In the same sense, if you have ever rented a boat with the latest GPS technology, it can be a disappointment to return to older, used model without these conveniences.

The latest research indicates the following:

  • More than 87 million U.S. adults in the U.S. participate in recreational boating.
  • The total amount of revenue from recreational boats sold in the U.S. in 2016 was $3.6 billion.
  • More than 15 million boats are currently in use in the U.S.

Knowing these facts and figures, is it any wonder that any month is a good month to list or look for a boat for sale?

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