Ready to make the dream of boat ownership come true? There is so much to love in the boating world and creating a lifetime of memories is at the top of the list.

To help you along your boat shopping journey, we have put together this guide of things you will want to consider. Whether purchasing a pontoon boat for family fun or buying the dream bass boat, we hope you find this information helpful.

1. Choosing The Right Boat
Are you planning days full of family fun or time spent catching a few fish for dinner? Or maybe your dream is to fish in a tournament or two. Whatever your desire you will want to carefully consider the use of the boat and the number of people you plan to entertain.

2. Reputable Dealership
Be sure to visit reputable dealerships that stand behind their product. Go in and spend time with them. Learn what they are about, the service they offer and what their clients have to say about them.

3. Consider Warranties
Carefully check the warranty being offered with the craft you are considering purchasing. Is the warranty transferable? A transferable warranty could be a great selling point if you choose to do so in the future. The components covered by the warranty should be considered as well. Make sure your warranty offers excellent coverage for all significant parts.

4. Financing Options
There are a variety of financing options available for recreational equipment. Be sure to check with the dealership for available options and select financing opportunities.

5. The Cost of Ownership
For most the cost of owning the craft is far outweighed by the enjoyment that it brings, so that concern does not necessarily come into play. However, it is still essential that you fully understand the costs associated with owning your boat, so there are no surprises.

Now let the shopping begin! At Knot Marine we have a great selection of both new and used Bass and Pontoon boats for sale, all in one convenient location. We pride ourselves on being more than a boat dealer but rather a place where we all become family. So come on in, find your dream boat and become a part of the Knot Marine family today! Hope to see you soon!