A to Z Boat Buying Guide

When buying your first boat, it can be overwhelming to figure out what type of boat is right for you. That’s why we’ve developed the A-Z Boat Buying Guide to be your education source and guide you to the perfect boat for your needs. 

At Skier’s Marine, we are boating and watersports enthusiasts and believe that boat ownership is about making memories. There is nothing we enjoy more than helping our clients find the kind of fun and adventure that a quality boat can deliver. 

Whether you’re considering a new wake/ski boat, pontoon, or runabout, you are in good hands with our knowledgeable team. We’ve built this A-Z Boat Buying Guide especially for you to make the process of purchasing your first boat as easy as possible. We are committed to helping you find the perfect boat for your family so you can have more fun adventures and less worrying. 

Don’t put off your dreams – get started with our A-Z Boat Buying Guide today! Our partnership with the exceptional manufacturers like MasterCraft, Chaparral and Sylvan guarantees you’ll find a boat that suits your family for years to come. You’ll know you’ve made the right choice when you launch your new boat for the very first time.


Ready to hit the lake but don’t know where to start? Let’s start by digging into boat types to find out what’s best for your family.

Thrill-Seeking Boats


From beginning to end, let us help you estimate purchasing and ongoing investments you’ll need to keep your boat in the best condition.

Ongoing Costs


What makes the best wake, fishing, cruising or thrill-seeking boats? We dive into the must-have features for your family and what makes them so awesome.

What makes a great Watersports boat?

What makes a great pontoon boat?

What makes a great runabout/cruiser?

What makes a boat built to last?

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