When purchasing a watercraft for the first time, you are at a unique disadvantage! The seller has all information concerning the history of it. However, do not trust their words. Use basic fact gathering techniques that will help shed light on the true story of this machine!
5 crucial areas of interest.
- Examine hull
- Operate Engine
- Check for coolant & oil leaks
- Notice electrical repairs
- Test ride.
In addition, collect registration, bill of sale and maintenance records. The more documentation the seller has the more likelihood, there won’t be an issue registering it. Most DMV’s are strict in terms of proving proper ownership Finally make a sound offer based on what information is available.