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Size and Specifications: Essential Things You Need to Know When Buying Aluminium Boats

Blog | 22 March 2019

Owning a boat can be a great way to relax while getting out into the sun. There are many boat options for consideration but when it comes right down to it, few boats can beat what an aluminium boat has to offer. With that being said, buying an aluminium boat isn’t as easy as merely picking one out of a catalogue. In order to make a great purchase, buyers need to understand a few specific details. Today, we’re going to talk a little about what you need to know when purchasing an aluminium boat.

Buying an Aluminium Boat: Important Things to Know

Buying a boat is a little bit like buying a car. Boats come in different shapes and sizes, and they have their own different strengths and weaknesses. Unfortunately, that is pretty much where the similarities end. Most people are at least familiar with cars and what they are shopping for, but buying a boat can be a totally different experience. In order to make a great purchase, buyers need to pay attention to a few key details during their shopping experience. Let’s highlight a few key details below.

1) Boat Size – Depending on what you are using your boat for, the size of your craft can make a massive difference. If you are going to be hitting bigger water, you’ll want a longer and deeper boat. If you are going to be on a placid pond or lake, you can have something that is smaller. Additionally, you’ll want to pay attention to the size of your boat so that you can pair it with a trailer. The most important dimensions that you will be paying attention to are height, width, and weight.

2) Boat Trailer – If you are buying a boat, you are going to need an aluminium boat trailer to go with it. Your boat trailer will attach to your vehicle via the hitch. Boat trailers come in different shapes, sizes, and styles. Make sure that your boat and trailer work together. You can eliminate quite a few problems by getting the trailer from the same place that you get your boat.

3) New or Used – Finally, you’ll have to decide whether you want to purchase a new or used craft. New boats are going to be in a pristine condition which means you won’t have to deal with a potentially compromised hull. Used boats might be more affordable, but there is no real promise of quality there.

Buy Your Boat from AWW Group

When it comes time to take home a new aluminium boat, AWW Tinnies is there to help. Our team of professionals is always ready to walk you through the purchasing process.

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