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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   BOAT

America's favorite fishing boat. Advice on selecting and buying an aluminum skiff.
BOAT JOURNAL #78 Apr-May 1991 pg. 24

Which boat? Advice on selecting a boat which best meets your needs. Pros and cons of the most popular types of boats.
BOAT JOURNAL #79 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 74

How to survey a fiberglass boat prior to purchase.
BOATING WORLD #81 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 66
Added Info BOATING WORLD #82 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 10

Buying the perfect boat. Advice on evaluating a boat's construction and negotiating its purchase.
BOATING WORLD #82 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 66

No-nonsense boatbuying. A quick checkout of a new boat to help avoid mistakes.
BOATING WORLD #96 Jan 1994 pg. 55
Added Info BOATING WORLD #99 Apr 1994 pg. 10

1995 boat buyer's guide. Ways to find the right boat for the right price. Includes a survey check list, test drive tips, making the purchase arrangements, selling your current boat, etc.
BOATING WORLD #105 Jan 1995 pg. 48
Added Info BOATING WORLD #107 Mar 1995 pg. 8

Twenty-six smart ways to buy your boat.
BOATING WORLD #115 Jan 1996 pg. 26
Added Info BOATING WORLD #118 Apr 1996 pg. 12

Twenty-two point checklist on what to look for when test driving a boat before purchase.
BOATING WORLD #115 Jan 1996 pg. 28

Selling your boat. Advice on determining market value, improving the appearance and locating a buyer.
BOATING WORLD #118 Apr 1996 pg. 103

Boat buyer's guide. (1) How to get the best boat loan. (2) Used-boat buying tips. (3) Buying a used boat to pair with a new motor.
BOATING WORLD #125 Jan 1997 pg. 65

When it's time to sell. Advice on detailing a boat, setting the price, using a broker, etc.
BOATING WORLD #131 Jul 1997 pg. 22

Read the fine print. Advice on understanding boat warranties.
BOATING WORLD #133 Nov 1997 pg. 65

My first boat. How to save money on the second biggest purchase of your life.
BOATING WORLD #134 Dec 1997 pg. 55

How to use marine blue books to make the best possible deal on a used boat.
BOATING WORLD #136 Feb 1998 pg. 69

Lease your next boat. Pros and cons of this ownership alternative.
BOATING WORLD #145 Jan 1999 pg. 68

Let's make a deal. How to buy the used boat of your dreams without getting ripped off. The importance of knowledge, negotiation, and patience.
BOATING WORLD #147 Mar 1999 pg. 84

Sold to the highest bidder. How to get a great deal on the boat of your dreams at a boat auction.
BOATING WORLD #149 May 1999 pg. 22

Visit the boat doctor. Advice on getting a marine survey before buying a used boat.
BOATING WORLD #150 Jun 1999 pg. 22

Sell it or trade it in? When it's time to buy a new boat, should you trade your old boat in to the dealer or sell it yourself? Explore the pros and cons for both.
BOATING WORLD #155 Jan 2000 pg. 94

How to pick the best financing and insurance options for boat dealers.
BOATING WORLD #157 Mar 2000 pg. 146

Stealing your next boat. How to negotiate the lowest possible price when purchasing a boat.
BOATING WORLD #158 Apr 2000 pg. 84

Fifty paths to cheap boating. Tips on getting the most from your boating dollar. Looks at buying, selling, operating expenses, etc.
BOATING WORLD #161 Jul 2000 pg. 78
Added Info BOATING WORLD #163 Nov 2000 pg. 12

Do-it-yourself checklist to eliminate problems when purchasing a boat.
BOATING WORLD May 2002 (v.23#5) pg. 82

How to shop for a first boat. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #695 Mar 1986 (v.82) pg. 110

Used-boat bargains. What to look for when shopping for a used boat. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #695 Mar 1986 (v.82) pg. 124

Buying a first boat. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #719 Mar 1988 (v.84) pg. 72

How to buy a used boat. Things to look for.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #478 Mar 1968 (v.64) pg. 99

How to tell a good boat from a bad one.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #506 Jul 1970 (v.66) pg. 49

Buying a partially completed boat that someone else has abandoned can be a good bargain.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #527 Apr 1972 (v.68) pg. 94

How to inspect and rate a boat. Tips on examining a boat and points to look for.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #542 Jul 1973 (v.69) pg. 51

How to get top dollar when selling your boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #549 Feb 1974 (v.70) pg. 94

How to test a boat that you are considering for purchase.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #562 Mar 1975 (v.71) pg. 17

Ten vital facts to know before you buy a boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #594 Nov 1977 (v.73) pg. 16

How to buy your first boat. Tips and a checklist for buying a runabout, a sailboat, a fishing boat, a ski boat, and a cruiser.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1967 (v.127#2) pg. 153

How to evaluate a new boat. Part 1. In the showroom and at the dock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1970 (v.133#3) pg. 126

How to evaluate a new boat. Part 2. On the water.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1970 (v.133#4) pg. 156

How to evaluate a new boat. Part 3. On the water.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1970 (v.133#5) pg. 140

A discussion of joint ownership of a boat among several people.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1972 (v.137#3) pg. 101

How to pick a safe boat. A look at flotation, ventilation, fuel storage and visiblity.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 58

Buying a wooden boat. Some tips.
WOODENBOAT #60 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 62
Added Info WOODENBOAT #61 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 6

Financing your wooden boat. How to gather facts on various deals offered by lenders.
WOODENBOAT #74 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 35

The self-survey. How to do a preliminary check on a boat you are considering purchasing before you call in the professional surveyor. Includes advice on examining your desires in a boat and your financial ability to purchase and maintain a boat.
WOODENBOAT #83 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 22
Added Info WOODENBOAT #84 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 5
Added Info WOODENBOAT #86 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 5