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post #1 of Old 03-28-2007 Thread Starter
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Boat as a Business

I'm one step closer to buying. I've two questions that I'd like any and all input to.

1. I'm considering buying a boat with the Jeanneau dealers in Annapolis and putting my boat into charter as a "boat as a business." Here's the skinny:
Buy your boat. Incorporate yourself. Let the dealers charter it as little or as much as you want. Charter company handles all maintenence and keeps the boat tidy. You write off the whole adventure 'cause you're now a business. After running the numbers, it seems legit. Any inputs?

2. Jeanneau dealer, of course, says Jenneaus are better than Catalinas, Beneteaus, and Sabres. Says the glass in the hull is better. I know boat type is very personal, but I'd take any thoughts on comparisons of the four.

I'm off to pick up my kids...won't be back on-line till this evening, but will read all inputs tonight.

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