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RYA Boat Buyers Handbook

by RYA
£9.99
SKU BKS9781905104765
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By Graham Moody

Whether it's a motor or sailboats, racing or cruising, the RYA Boat Buyers' Handbook is written to assist anyone who has the difficult task of purchasing a vessel, especially if it's for the first time.
Aurthor Graham Moody, a highly experienced boat builder and sailor, has been an unrivalled amount of knowledge on buying boats, and this book is far more than just a guide to completing the transaction.
The book takes you step by step thrpugh the complex process, starting with helping you to decide what sort of boat is most suitable for you. It aids you further with expert advice on considerations such as build materials, equipment and inspecting. The all-important financial aspects are not neglected either through tips on budgiting and making an offer based on a fair price.


Written in an accessible fashion, the RYA Boat Buyers' Handbook is a vital purchase for anyone looking to get on the water in their own boat.

Chapters include:

  • objectives of ownership
  • boat types
  • building materials
  • equipment
  • finding and inspecting
  • short listing
  • the final inspection
  • making an offer.