North Point Yacht Sales

Archive of 2020, February

Caymas Boats Factory Visit

This winter our team gathered for a trip to the Caymas Boats factory just outside of Nashville, TN. I know what you are thinking – “Why would they build boats in land locked TN!?” Well, there are a few people in the boat building world that command as much respect as Caymas Boats Founder Earl Bent...
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Guide to Trading in Your Boat

In general, the market for boats is not expanding as rapidly as manufactures are building boats. This simple fact means the majority of boat buyers are already boat owners. Most boat owners looking to move up or down would rather not be faced with the prospect of owning ...
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North Point Yacht Sales appoints new Marketing Director, Lauren Mahoney

North Point Yacht Sales welcomes Lauren Mahoney the new Marketing Director for all three locations in Maryland and Virginia. Lauren will join the marketing team with Melissa Flake as the Social Media Coordinator. “Lauren brings a wealth of knowledge from years' of marketing experience in the boating industry.” says Ken Comerford, Owner and President of North Point Yacht Sales. "We are confident that Lauren will provide the sophisticated marketing and communications expertise to develop the great brands North Point represents."
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What To Look For In A Boat Sea Trial

Taking a used or new boat for a sea trial is nothing like taking a car for a test drive.  Think of it as more of a home inspection. You are looking to see if the boat is safe, performs as it should and that everything works as it should with no major deficiencies. The sea trial comes...
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Pros and Cons of a Self-Tacking Jib

When setting up your rig, you may wonder what some of the benefits and drawbacks of a self-tacking jib? We are asked this question all the time. Each rig set up has it's benefits, but it all depends on how you plan to use your boat. Here we will cover the pros and cons of the self-tacking jib system.    Benefits Less De...
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Best Downeast Outboard Powerboats: New Boats with Deep Roots

One of the most popular and recognizable power boat profiles is what is known as “Downeast.” They are marked by a graceful sheer, a trunk cabin forward, a midship house for the helm deck, and a large aft cockpit. The basic profile is derived from Maine lobster boats, which had less enclosed accommodations forward and more working cockpit aft.
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