Time: 4:45 PM
Location: Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, Oakland, Calif.
Speaker: Steve Szirom
Company/Sponsor: Oyster Yachting
Details: Choosing the right sailboat for a cruising lifestyle depends on many factors, such as, budget, sailing region, length of cruise, and others. Today's economy presents both challenges and opportunities for boaters seeking to purchase cruising sailboat. The presentation will cover the strategy for planning the search, selecting sources for research, viewing the prospective vessels, working with brokers or owners, approaches to valuation in today's market, offers/contingencies, and cruising budget expectations.
The seminar is free to all attendees with boat show tickets. I will present some money saving tips and ideas for buying your dream boat in a buyer's market. Avoiding pitfalls is key to a successful boat purchase.
Strictly Pacific is West Coast's largest sailboat-only boat show which will be held Jack London Square, Oakland, Calif. from April 12-15, 2012. For full details of the show and seminars, visit the Strictly Sail Pacific website,
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