Originally Posted by S/V Illusion
What makes you think you have a novel idea here? Boaters are cheap
and none of us would pay 'extra' if we could avoid it by eliminating middlemen.
As other have said, builders have dealer agreements just as in most other industries, automobiles being one. Unless you are planning to buy a fleet of boats that is.
I don't remember claiming to have a novel idea. I was not aware of whether others had purchased that way or not. That is why I asked. I just like to know my options and pro / cons.