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How Renting a Boat First, Helps Ensure You Make an Informed Boat Purchase

Last updated 4 years ago

With the summer boating season quickly approaching, now is a great time to consider purchasing a new boat. Renting a boat before you buy will give you the experience and information necessary to make an informed purchase. Here are some of the advantages of renting before you buy:

  • Get an Impression

If you are new to the boating lifestyle, renting a boat before you buy will give you an impression of whether boat ownership is a good fit for you. Take your friends and family out on the boat and see how they react. If you have a wonderful experience and can’t get enough time out on the water, chances are you are ready to purchase a boat.

  • Try Out Different Models

Renting gives you the option of trying out several different types of boats to determine which is best for you and your family. Try switching up your experience by renting a relaxing pontoon boat one day and a racy speed boat the next. By trying out different models and styles you will be able to determine what type of boat you enjoy best. 

  • Think It Over

Purchasing a boat is a serious investment. When you rent a boat before you buy, you will have the opportunity to think over your purchase while still enjoying time out on the water. If, by the end of the rental period, you can’t wait to get back out on the water, you are probably ready to purchase a new boat. Renting a boat provides you with valuable experience out on the water before you commit to buying.

At Moose Landing Marina in Naples, Maine, we offer boat rentals and a great inventory of new and used boats available for purchase. Call us at (207) 693-6264 to speak with our friendly sales staff about your boat buying decision.


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