Originally Posted by DailyLunatic
Just an observation when searching on YachtWorld. A significant number are outside the US.
I'll add Import Duties to the list of things to consider. Thanx.
Add to that list:
1. The cost to travel to distant locations and pay hotel
bills with a very high risk of getting there to find the boat is not exactly as nice as the pictures posted on yachtworld. Do this a couple of times and you have probably killed any possible savings.
2. Boat could be wired for 230 V, 50 Hz power leaving you incompabible with US systems, dock
power, etc. If wired for 230V/50Hz then all AC equipment
on the boat will be weird for US as well.
3. Unless you plan on keeping the boat where you buy it, depending on where you are, it could cost a heap of money
or time or wear and tear or all the above, to get the boat back to the US.
I can think of a number of other issues but these I think are the big ones.