Buying a Yacht

Buying a Yacht

We advise on every aspect of the process

Once you’ve decided to purchase a yacht with follow our guide to making an offer.

If you are in the market for buying a yacht, 123 Hulls can advise you on every aspect involved in the process. Our goal is to assist you in realizing your dream quickly and efficiently.

We begin the process of buying your yacht by getting to know you and your boating expectations. We will work hand in hand with you from the beginning to the end to make sure we will find the perfect match for your unique requirements.

To help us find the best fit for you when buying your yacht we make a comprehensive review of your requirements, considering the following factors.

  • Do you prefer power or sail?

  • Where do you ultimately plan on traveling? Is the draft important?

  • Are you looking to travel the world? Is range important?

  • What size range do you feel comfortable with?

  • Will the vessel be owner operated or do you plan to employ crew?

  • What styling do you prefer? Contemporary? Traditional?

  • Do you plan to live on-board?

  • Are you planning on chartering the yacht?

  • How many guests do you plan to accommodate?

  • What is your preferred stateroom configuration?

  • Where do you plan to dock the yacht? Do you have special requirements for LOA?

  • What is your budget?

  • What timeframe are you using to execute your purchase?

  • Narrowing the selection process.

  • A constant interaction with all levels of the industry ensures that we possess the most up-to-date information on all yachts available for purchase and our access to sophisticated and reliable multiple listing services assist us in narrowing the field of yachts that meet your requirements. This extensive data base and our long term industry relationships ensure access to the greatest selection of yachts available for you to choose from.

  • Handling the offer and purchase

  • Once we find the vessel that meets your needs we can provide you with important information regarding its history, updates, refits, or additional equipment prior to arranging a showing. We can then work to present your offer and reach a successful agreement on the purchase price together with any terms and conditions you may require.

  • We can assist in organizing surveys by providing potential purchasers with a comprehensive list of local qualified surveyors where ever the sale transpires, and attend at the survey and sea trial when required.

  • We are constantly involved in the myriad aspects of the closing process representing and assisting buyers every step of the way until they take possession of their new yacht.

  • 123 Hulls will continue to add value to the process, remaining by your side long after the ink on the contract has dried. We are focused on providing yacht owners with the services that simplify the details of yacht ownership, whether that is referrals to reliable local contractors for improvements or refit work, delivery transportation to another port, or yacht management services. We believe that service to our clients does not end at the closing, but rather we are building a business based on long term relationships established one yacht at a time.