Compass Headings
Dedicated to raisng the bar


The Checklist:

Weather Planning
& Resources

Spare Parts &
Boat Outfit

& Equipment

Celestial Navigation
Vessel Conduct
Rules of the Road

Safety Equipment &
Vessel Paperwork

Trip Planning
Maneuvering, Anchoring
& Enroute Checks

Bar Entrances, Passes
& Narrows

Distances Reference
Mariner Math
Port Information
Panama Canal

Vessel Delivery
Selecting a Vessel
Selling Your Boat
Service Providers

Purchase Checklist

Selling Your Boat

The Listing
  • Find a listing Broker who specializes and is knowledgeable About your type and make of boat.
  • Someone who will be pro-active and creative in the marketing Of your vessel. Think outside the box. Be open to and suggest New ideas.
  • Emphasize what is unique and special. Equipment, Layout, Design Heritage, Maintenance history, Capabilities, ect.
  • Be creative with the advertising photography.

  • Conduct your own survey and seatrial with your broker.
  • Fix, repair or replace what is needed.
  • Keep your vessel in a Ready to Show And in a Ready to Run condition.

The Wait
  • Price your boat to sell. (not what you think it is worth)
  • Do not chase the market.
  • Take your emotion out of the equation. Be open to all Offers.

Ask the Captain
The Checklist
Purchase Checklist

Purchase books, cards CDs and Calendars
Books, cards and prints
offered by author
Chris Couch
Compass Headings Publishing.