Boat Ownership - Everything you wanted to know about buying (and selling) 
a recreational power boat but didn't know who to ask. 

Honey let's buy a boat
  • Award Winning + Bestseller
  • The only “How” to book in Australia
  • Expert tips from an industry insider
  • 35 yrs of boating experience to share
  • Advice on buying used and new
  • Pre-Purchase Inspections
  • Making An Offer, Clear Title
  • Negotiate right for the right boat
  • Ideal for both buyers and sellers
  • 360 pages with colour photos
  • Engines, Storage, Repairs & Costs
  • Safety & Weather, Trailers & Berths
  • Advice + Tips will SAVE you $'000s

Paperback - A$ 29.95 plus p&h
PDF (eBook) download - A$ 9.95

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101 bucket list of boating destinations (Victorian edition) 
"The ultimate reference guide"

  • 101 Victorian boating destinations explained
  • 930 pages of history, background and photos
  • Coffee shops, restaurants and supermarkets
  • Local Boat Ramps and Clubs
  • Nearest fuel docks and marinas
  • Port Phillip, Melbourne CBD and Rivers
  • Western Port, Gippsland Lakes
  • Bellarine, Mornington Peninsula
  • West Coast & Wilsons Prom.
  • Inland Waterways, Lakes and Rivers
  • Interviews with boaties who share secrets and experiences

Paperback - A$ 49.95 plus p&h
PDF (eBook) download - A$ 19.95

Honey let's go boating
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Looking to sell your boat before buying another 
or simply time to move on?

Finding the right  buyer at the right  price.  - 9 Practical Steps -
Proven advice from an industry insider's perspective.

Honey let's sell the boat
  • Written specifically for the Australian market.
  • Your selling choices; sell privately or hire an expert?
  • What's your boat really worth?
  • Best value for your advertising dollar. How and where?
  • Competing in a overcrowded market. Standout to get buyers attention
  • How to prepare your boat and trailer 'for sale'
  • Selling with clear-title
  • Pre-purchase inspections and sea trials
  • Offers, Deposits and Settlement day
  • Sample forms to protect yourself
  • Sellers mistakes, learning from others

Paperback - A$ 19.95 plus p&h
PDF (eBook) download - A$ 9.95

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Darren Finkelstein

Darren Finkelstein is 'The Boat Guy' with over 35 years of boating experience to share.

Considered by many as an industry expert, Darren has an active media presence. You will often hear him on radio, view his video blogs, read his articles or watch him on the international stage at boat shows, corporate and lifestyle events.  

Listen to Darren on radio 3AW as he delivers his unique Beach N' Bay reports <live> this summer. Watch Darren on Foxtel and ch7 presenting for the TV show "All About Boats" and the on-screen presenter and ambassador for "Life's Better With A Boat" campaign for the Boating Industry Association. 

For 15 years previously, Darren was the Dealer Principal and Co-Founder of St Kilda Boat Sales and Service Centre, an industry Accredited Boat Dealer and Service Centre with offices at both St Kilda Marina and Wyndham Harbour in Melbourne Australia. Darren and his business partner successfully sold and exited their boat sales business in June 2017. During this time, Darren was also the former Marina Manager at Wyndham Harbour, Melbourne's newest residential and marina development on the northwestern shores of Port Phillip.

From 2019, Darren works hands-on with other business owners to help, mentor and coach them to achieve amazing things with their businesses, across all industries just like Darren has done with his career and businesses. 

Darren has opened a boutique Business and Accountability Coaching & Mentoring practice called: Tick Those Boxes

Click here to visit his new website and follow his new journey across unchartered waters.