Boat Financing

Written by Patricia Tunstall
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When it comes to boat financing, any consumer wants the lowest rates possible, coupled with the best terms. This may take some shopping around, but all marine loans are not identical. Taking a little time to find the best package will save lots of money on an expensive item such as a Tracker Deep Vee Super Guide or a Norris Craft 2000 FXLD Vee.

Marine loan specialists can offer excellent financing, including up to 100 percent refinancing. A full-service loan company should be able to handle letters of credit and foreign flag registration for United States citizens. All in all, companies specializing in marine loans can put you in a new or used boat that fits your lifestyle.

What Kind of Boat Do You Need?

If you have done considerable boating and you know exactly the kind of boat you want, you are ahead of the game. You still need to decide on the brand, and if you have been around boats, you know there are many, many companies that make fine boats. If you just know you love the water and fishing, traveling, and swimming, then you can go online to look at the hundreds of models of runabouts, deck boats, and fishing boats.

If you're just going out fishing for the day, fiberglass or aluminum fishing boats are perfect. For longer stays on the water or for jaunts along waterways, Ebbtide Fun Cruisers provide power and protection. Going for sport fishing on the open ocean? The Pro-Line Express series offers amenities and functionality.

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First thing is don't borrow any more money from pay day leenrds. I know their industry very well and there is only one thing you can do and that is talk to them. Lenders including pay day leenrds are bound by both state credit codes and the uniform credit code this means that they must follow strict guidelines on how they do business and collect money(this falls under govt acts) so don't assume that they are not answerable to anyone. In NSW there is actually a cap on the amount of interest they can charge you per annum. If you were in this situation when they lent to you then they shouldn't have (unless you weren't completely truthful on your application). Sometimes we are victims of circumstance and can get into trouble as you are (you are not alone). They can ask you for money but cannot make unreasonable demands or discuss your debt with anyone other than yourself. They also cannot refuse a payment you attempt to make even if it is not the amount they had hoped for.Make a repayment plan that is very small (so you are making an effort to pay) and explain that you first need to organise accomodation and maybe employment (you didn't say if you had a job or not). If you feel you are being harassed by them contact the dept of fair trading as there are definate rules as to when you can be contacted , how, and how often they may approach you for funds. DO NOT let yourself be bullied but DO be honest , reliable and don't committ to a repayment plan that you know you cannot afford as thay are not allowed to force you to accept an unaffordable agreement. If they are trying to direct debit the funds from your account and you have no money you DO have the right to advise them in writing to stop as the funds aren't available (this will stop your bank account going into debit and causing unecessary fees). If they do not stop take a copy of your letter to your bank and advise them you have requested the lender in wirting not to debit your account. Your bank will then make this stop. Stay in contact with the lender and if you make regular repayments (even if it is a small amount) you will prove that your situation is genuine and your are making every attempt to rectify the situation. In these circumstances you can feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel but trust me there is. The more you hide from them the harder it will be to solve. Beware of people offering you quick fixes as they will fix quick but leave a bitter taste in your mouth for years to come. It's not worth it. You are better off trying to pay the money back than trying to avoid them.

Tarp vs. Boat Cover

i really think that a boat cover is the right way to go, but my parents think that a tarp will do the same thing. what do you think? I looked online and found this with 20% off . let me know.