RV Life: 7 things you should consider before buying a boat

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WASHINGTON — There are both pros and cons to RVing with a boat. On the plus side, you can experience the water by your campground in a whole new way and get out fishing or simply cruising at sunset. You can also reach boat-in only campgrounds that are more private and secluded.

However, boat ownership is not all smooth sailing. These are some of the costs and challenges that you will also want to keep in mind.

1. What type of boat should you get?
There are boats of all types, sizes, and prices. The best option for you ultimately comes down to your preferences, intended use, and budget. Maybe you would prefer a simple pontoon boat for fishing on the lake or rather a more luxurious catamaran for you and some friends to take out on the sea.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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