Boating Cost Calculator

Boating with family and friends creates precious memories that last a lifetime!  However, it’s often difficult to fully understand all of the costs associated with boating, from registration fees, to insurance, maintenance, membership fees, and more.  Whether you join our boating club, purchase your next boat with us, or rent a boat for the day, use the calculator below to calculate the best boating experience for your lifestyle.

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Typical Boat Costs (suggested values) 1st Year Cost of Boat Ownership 2nd Year Cost of Boat Ownership Bridge Marina Boating Club Boat Rental Cost
Down payment Amount (10-20% of Purchase Price) $ Previously Paid n/a n/a
Equipment/outfitting ($500) $ $ n/a n/a
Registration/titling Fees ($100) $ $ n/a n/a
Insurance ($300) $ $ n/a n/a
Dock slip rental ($1500-2500) $ $ n/a n/a
Spring recommission & cleaning ($250-500) Not Required $ n/a n/a
Engine tune up ($150-300) Not Required $ n/a n/a
Trailer storage during summer and or service ($325-425) Not Required $ n/a n/a
Miscellaneous repair during season (budget #, $300) Not Required $ n/a n/a
Cleaning services during season (budget $150) $ $ n/a n/a
Winterize service and shrink wrap ($600-1000) $ $ n/a n/a
Year end engine and drive service ($175-325) $ $ n/a n/a
Winter storage ($200-500) $ $ n/a n/a
Annual loan payments or Club Membership dues $ $ $ n/a
# of Half Day rentals ($235 1/2 day) Not Required Previously Paid n/a $
# of Full Day rentals ($345 full day) Not Required Previously Paid n/a $
Depreciation (10-15% year one, 5-10% year after) $ $ n/a n/a
Value of your time to manage boat responsibilities $ $ n/a n/a
Total Cost Per Year $ $ $ $
  

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