Buying A New Boat In Ballina

Buying a new boat in Ballina can be an incredibly exciting experience, with so many options to consider. However, it can also be a stressful and overwhelming time.


At  Ballina Marineland Boat Sales we have created this guide to ensure your experience purchasing a boat will be simple, straightforward and stress-free.

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The Process Of Purchasing A New Boat

The first step to purchasing a new boat is browsing a boat showroom. In a showroom, you will be able to look and learn about different boat models, and enjoy the experience. You will also be able to speak to the showroom team about your boat needs and listen to their recommendations.


If you do not live near an extensive or large showroom, you can first browse for boats online and then contact boat retailers directly. This will ensure you don’t waste a trip to a showroom, only to find they don’t have the model you spent a significant amount of time researching online.

Choosing The Right Boat For You

The right boat for you will depend on your unique needs and requirements. For example, an individual looking for a large vessel to take their family on trips will have significantly different needs to an individual who likes to enjoy solo fishing trips.

Before you buy a boat, it is advisable to create a short summary of your needs. You can then share these needs with a salesperson who will be able to recommend the right boat for you. Your needs, for example, may include that the boat is able to fit on top of your car.

Benefits Of Buying A New Boat

When browsing for boats for sale in Ballina, you will have to make the choice of whether a new or used boat is right for you. When buying a new boat, you have more options available to you as you don’t exclusively have to look in the pre-owned market.

When you purchase a new boat you benefit from the peace of mind that the boat was not misused or mistreated by its previous owner, which could significantly reduce its lifespan. In the unlikely event that something goes wrong with your new boat, you will also be covered by a manufacturer’s warranty and won’t have to pay for expensive repairs.

Deciding On Any Custom Features Or Chandlery

If you fall in love with a boat, but find it doesn’t meet all of your requirements you can speak to the dealer about customising the boat. Adding custom features to a boat ensures it meets your exact needs and requirements.


If the boat shop has a workshop, it is likely they will be able to complete the custom work in-house, so your boat can be customised before you take it out on the water.

Reputable boat dealerships should also sell chandlery, such as ropes and anchors, so you can stock your boat with essentials.

If you are unsure what chandlery you need, simply ask the sales team and they should be able to make recommendations based on your needs and your new vessel.

Need Help Buying A New Boat?

If you are planning on buying a new boat in Ballina, call us on (02) 6686 2669 or contact Ballina Marineland today.


We have an extensive showroom and our friendly team will be on-hand to answer any questions or queries you have.


We listen carefully to your needs and your budget to ensure we match you with the perfect boat. Speak to us today to find out more.