Boat Purchase 101 - Legal Due Diligence

Friday, March 09, 2018

In the third article in this series we focus briefly on the second limb of due diligence that should be considered when purchasing a vessel namely, legal due diligence. Read more

Boat Purchase 101 - Some Things You Should Consider (Seriously, You Really Should!)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

In this series of short basic articles we'll be highlighting some areas that should be on the forefront of a purchaser's mind when purchasing a boat/ship/yacht/vessel to avoid turning something that should be an exciting exercise, into a frustrating nightmare.  Read more

Reduced Limitation Periods Have Significant Consequences for Mortgagees

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