Downeast Boats originated in Maine and derive their name from the geographical orientation of the Maine coastline. The original Downeast boats themselves are the backbone of the Maine lobster industry. In some cases the commercial boats have been trimmed out and are called “lobster yachts” by some. Continue reading
Once you’ve inspected and chosen a boat, decide on what you’re willing to offer based on what you have seen, and whatever adjustments are justified based on condition, equipment, etc. This may be a decision based on several factors including current market value, suggestions from your broker, the length of time the boat has been on the market, etc. Most importantly, what you are willing to pay or more important, what can you afford to pay?