Boatbuy Inspections and Lessons - Your best investment for your boat!
Reviewed Aug 2017
I have used the services of Boatbuy twice now and it’s been the best investment I’ve made on the water.
I went to buy another boat recently and Aaron came along for the inspection and fully inspected the motor and ran compression tests to make sure everything was good. He did a full check of the boat to make sure everything was structurally sound and also jumped in for a water test.
I’ve seen a few boats for sale and there are duds out there so if you don’t know what you’re looking at or even if you do but need that reassurance, I can’t recommend the boat buying services of Aaron enough.
What I wanted was some honest, experienced advice to make sure the boat was worth buying and this is exactly what I got. You get a no-nonsense friendly approach from someone that takes the time to explain exactly what you’re buying and whether it’s worth the purchase or not.
Sure, I could’ve just risked it but it’s not worth the gamble when you’re spending so much on a boat already. Also, gives me peace of mind that I don’t have to swim back to shore because my boat might break down.
I also used Boatbuy lessons when I bought my previous boat. It’d been many years since I’d been on the water so I really needed the lessons and the extra confidence and that’s exactly what Aaron provided.
He teaches you all you need to know to feel confident and safe on the water. Everything from tying a basic knot for docking, launching & retrieval, anchoring as well as safely navigating the rivers of Sydney Harbour. The lessons aren’t structured rigidly and he adapts the lessons based on your level of knowledge and the environment around you.
I spent the day out on the water with Aaron and it’s remarkable how much you can learn just by having a guide giving you lessons and tips along the way. Little things such as do’s and don’ts really help and having someone patient guide you makes you all the more confident to be out on the water. The best thing about it is that it’s private lessons on your own boat which makes a huge difference.
A great communicator and skilled and patient teacher, I couldn’t recommend Boatbuy lessons enough. Even if it’s just a few hours with him on the water, the knowledge and confidence you’ll gain makes it really worth it.