Depending on using it on the sea or a lake, there are different variants recommendable.Lake Constance permissionBowriderBowrider boats are sports boats with an open bow and seats for circa six to ten individuals. The terms "Bowrider" and "Open bow" are one and the same.CruiserA cruiser ist suitable for leisure tours and in opposition to sports boats not designed primarily for speed. A cruiser, designed for daily tours only, is called daycruiser.DaycruiserDaycruisers are the perfect motor boats for daily tours. In opposition to cruisers a daycruiser has a small slip cabin, where it is possible to spend the night without much comfort.
Well known daycruiser brands are Sea Ray, Jeanneau, Quicksilver, Drago, Bayliner and Crownline.Electrical boatAn electrical boat is a motor boat with an electrical drive.
At a solar boat the energy is generated directly on board from solar cells.FlybridgeA flybridge boat has an outside steering console, which is constructed on the boat like a bridge. Beside the helm there are often seats, so that the flybridge could be used as open salon when the weather is fine.
Mostly there is an additional main steering console in the cabin.House boatHouse boats are the camper vans of the water. More important are voluminous tanks for fuel, fresh water and feces, to have a wider range of action.HardtopA hardtop boat has a fixed roof above the cockpit to give optimal weather protection. In opposition to boats with collapsible hood you profit from a good climate at all weather situations and have a long season.
Some hardtop boats contain a sunroof, which is usable at the push of a button.Wooden boatWooden boats are boats with a mainly wooden hull and deck. Advantages of wooden boats are the durability and the opportunity to repair with own hands. Many appreciate the traditional character of those boats.Cabin boatA cabin boat has an enclosed cabin and most of the time a length up to ten meters. Even smaller cabins are called slip cabins.Cabin cruiserA cabin cruiser is a larger boat with an enclosed cabin. Luxury yachtA luxury yacht is defined by a luxury construction style with the use of high quality materials, a high comfort level and a above average value. It's a boat of more than ten meters length, berths, wet cell(s) and a price of more than one million euro.MegayachtA mega yacht is a yacht with a price higher than 1 million euro.
In opposition to a luxury yacht a mega yacht has an enormous lenght from more than 30 meters too.Motor cabin boatA motor cabin boat is motorized boat with an enclosed cabin.
In most cases motor boats with a length more than ten meters and with berths and wet cell are called motor yachts, so the term "motor cabin boat" more likely is used for motor boats from seven to twelf meters. These luxury speeders are suitable for water sports and leisure tours.Solar boatSolar boats are electrical boats driven by solar energy and photovoltaic conversion.
To be dependent not on the sun alone, most of the boats have an additional battery charger for the electrical grid. In common use the term "sports boat" defines a boat between four and ten meters, with or without cabin and constructed for higher speeds because of it's light weight and the streamlined hull.Sports cruiserA cruiser is a boat with cabin suitable for long tours with overnight stays.


Additional a sports cruiser is constructed as glider or half glider to generate higher speeds. A well known manufacturer of sports cruisers is the Bavaria shipyard.Steel boatA steel boat is a boat with a steel hull.
Because of the higher weight these boats are less sports boats but more long lasting boats. Steel boats don't have any problems with osmosis and maintainance is simple, but need regular care to avoid rust.TrawlerA trawler is a boat for deep sea fishing with trawl nets. On side trawlers the haul deck is in the middle of the boat, on stern catchers it is on the aft ship. Waterski boatA waterski boat is easy to get on, fast while driving off, maneuverable and has enough room for driver, water skier and a third person. Practice boats for beginners have a fixed handle bar on the side to give the instructor better options to guide the learner. Detailed searchIn addition here you can search for brand, length, location, motor type, material, model, construction year, price, fuel, performance and condition.
Buy sailing boatsLead ballast keelLead ballast keels are heavy keels to guarantee the weight stability of a sailing yacht and are used in high quality yacht building. In opposition to grey cast iron keels lead has a 50% higher density, so the center of gravity could be put deeper without increasing the draft.Double keelA boat with double keel contains two flat side keels with the halve ballast share each. On lower wind these keel might brake a little bit.Wooden boatWooden boats are boats with a mainly wooden hull and deck. Many appreciate the traditional character of those boats.Hydraulic keelKeelboatA keel boat is every sailing boat with a keel in form of a fin mostly fixed installed. You can distinguish between open keel boats with cabin and sailing yachts with cabin.Centreboard keelA centreboard keel is a compromise between keel and centreboard.
In that way a centreboard keel boat could be driven in flat water too and has more stability than a yawl cruiser.
Bilge keelA bilge keel has two short plate shaped fins at both hul sides and a centre ballast keel.
That is an advantage in water with a wide tidal range, because it can stand dry on the ground without tilting. Classical profileSailing boats with classical profile are yachts with S-frame, which means the cross-section of the hull is S-shaped.
Short keelIn opposition to the long keel the short keel takes up a lesser part of the longitudinal axis of the underwater hull, but extends to a greater depth.
Sailing yachts with short keel are lighter, reach higher speeds and have a better maneuverability. Although short keel boats are less direction stable and have more draft than long keel boats. Long keelA long keel takes up a greater part of the underwater hull, but in opposition to the short keel extends lesser to the depth.


In modern yacht building long keels are no longer usual.Luxury yachtA luxury yacht is defined by a luxury construction style with the use of high quality materials, a high comfort level and a above average value. It's a sailing boat of more than ten meters length, berths, wet cell(s) and a price of more than one million euro.MegayachtA mega yacht is a sailing yacht with a price higher than 1 million euro. In opposition to a luxury yacht a mega yacht has an enormous lenght from more than 30 meters too.OldtimerAn oldtimer is a boat already older than 20 years.
For purchasing an oldtimer from a private person we recommend the consulting of an expert.Swing keelA swing keel (or cant keel) is swingable windward.
With this it puts the keel bomb upright and so higher speeds are reachable.CentreboardA centreboard boat is a boat without ballast getting it's stability more from the width of the hull.
Sailing yawls contain a lift- and lowerable plug centreboard or a swingable lower centreboard. The centreboard reduces the drift at the side.Steel boatA steel boat is a boat with a steel hull. Steel boats don't have any problems with osmosis and maintainance is simple, but need regular care to avoid rust.Detailed searchIn addition here you can search for brand, length, location, motor type, material, model, construction year, price, fuel, performance and condition. Depending on using it on the sea or a lake, there are different variants recommendable.TenderA tender is a boat belonging to another boat and carrying with it, to use it in special situations. Most of the time a tender is a motorized inflatable as it is light, fast and flexible.DinghyA dinghy is a very small tender controllable by one person alone. Most of the time it contains a outboard motor.GRP hullAn inflatable with GRP hull has good buoyancy properties and is suitable for offshore water.
We recommend an air chamber floor boat in case you have to put up and dismantle the boat very often.Tile floor coveringAn inflatable with tile floor covering has a removable wooden, aluminum or plastic floor. Rafting boatRafting inflatables, with a length of 12 to 19 foot, have room for 4 to 12 individuals. The movement is done by paddle or strap.Diving boatTo use as diving boat an inflatable has to be stable and offer enough space for diver, helmsman and diving equipment. The advantage of a diving boat with outboard motor is the additional space for diver and equipment. Also it includes sports canoes, like K1, K2, K4 , which fullfil the official competition criteria.
White water boatThis category includes all kaykas and canadians suitable for white water sports.
White water canadians contain a so called "saddle" with straps and planks to give a better hold.
White water kayaks stand out with it's special maneuverability and the robust construction.Detailed searchIn addition here you can search for brand, length, location, material, model, construction year, price and condition.



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