Choosing to buy a boat is an exciting decision, but the selection process can be overwhelming. There are so many choices to wade through and so many decisions to made that something that is supposed to be fun can end up being a chore. One decision is easy, however – invest in a high quality boat and you won’t regret it.

Many have watched the marine sector of our economy go through some pretty choppy seas in the last few decades, but are there more to follow? Yes and no, and let me tell you why. First, this industry often gets hammered by the changing economic tides, and of course the occasional economic sector calamity – call it a Hurricane storm surge or Tsunami if you will. There is a definite ebb and flow to the marine and boating industry. Nowhere is this more evident than in the sport and luxury boat building sector in the US.