Cost Configuration

Enter values below to personalize SailsGoal's cost estimates. SailsGoal combines these settings with the information about boats in your short list to calculate the loan payments, marina fees, and other ownership costs. You can find these cost estimates on each boat's page and the boat cost comparison.

Loan

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Many lenders require a certain minimum percentage of the purchase price to be paid as a down payment.
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The number of months over which you’ll repay the loan.

Sales Tax

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Maintenance

The percentage of the purchase price of the boat to budget for annual maintenance costs. Maintenance costs can vary wildly, but are usually somewhat related to the cost of the boat.
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Learn more about boat maintenance costs.

Insurance

The percentage of the purchase price of the boat which is charged as the annual insurance premium. This will vary based on many variables, but is commonly around 2%.
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Survey

Cost per unit length (e.g. $/ft or $/m) for surveying the boat.

Learn more about boat surveys.

Marina

Cost per unit length (e.g. $/ft or $/m) for storing your boat in the summer.
Other storage fees that do not vary with the length of your boat.
Cost per unit length (e.g. $/ft or $/m) for storing your boat in the winter.
Other storage fees that do not vary with the length of your boat.

Learn more about marina costs.