Making Money with Boats

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Making Money with Boats contains everything you need to know to transform water-related fun into the pure pleasure of profitability - from starting a business to accounting and budgeting, insurance, marketing tools, the business plan, and "computer leverage." It also covers federal and state requirements for licensing, documentation, vessel inspection, and bareboat chartering. It's a book for those who run existing charter operations - and for newcomers.
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Overview

Making Money with Boats contains everything you need to know to transform water-related fun into the pure pleasure of profitability - from starting a business to accounting and budgeting, insurance, marketing tools, the business plan, and "computer leverage." It also covers federal and state requirements for licensing, documentation, vessel inspection, and bareboat chartering. It's a book for those who run existing charter operations - and for newcomers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870334825
  • Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/1996
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 215
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: How People Make Money with Boats 3
1 Starting Your Business 19
2 Accounting and Budgeting 31
3 How to Prepare an Insurance Plan 49
4 Marketing Tools 64
5 How to Write a Marketing Plan 84
6 How to Write a Business Plan 96
7 Computer Assistance 102
8 Boat Registration and Documentation 109
9 Bareboat or Crewed? The Passenger Vessel Safety Act 119
10 Inspection and Certification 126
11 Captains' Licenses, Certificates, and Endorsements 131
12 Other Requirements for Boats and Crews 149
13 Coast Guard Investigations and Hearings 161
App. A Selecting a Marine Surveyor 169
App. B Boarding Checklist (Six-pack) 170
App. C Examination Subjects for Selected U.S. Coast Guard Licenses 172
App. D Inspection and Certification Checklist 176
App. E Lending Terms 179
App. F Return on Promotion and Break-even Analysis 182
App. G SBA Online - Small Business Administration's Online Service 185
App. H Suspension and Revocation Guidelines for Administrative Law Judges 186
App. I U.S. Coast Guard Addresses 187
Notes 193
Bibliography 201
Index 202
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