Boating is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, which makes sense because so many people live near or on the water. However, owning a vessel isn’t for most in Pittwater, especially those on a tighter budget or those who have heard that ownership is challenging.
Of course, owning such a vessel gives you the pride that you own it. Otherwise, there aren’t many benefits. For example, you’ll have to deal with depreciation, put down a lot of money upfront, and have to deal with a lot of maintenance throughout the course of the year.
A boat share is much different in that you don’t have to deal with all the hassles. For one, you will share the boat with others in Pittwater, usually seven others (total of eight shares). Along with the cost of the ship, you will also split the costs for other needs, such as insurance, storage, maintenance, and repairs. You only pay for fuel used, which means you’re not fuelling everyone else’s trip, but you don’t have to worry about cleaning and hosing down the vessel before/after your voyage. Along with everything else, you don’t have to deal with keeping things fair. The management company ensures that you get just as much use of your ship as the other owners.
At Luxury Boat Syndicates, they give you a total of 45 days on the water, including some weekends. All you have to do is go to their online scheduling tool and see when your ship is available, booking it for your needs. They also make sure that you’re trained to use the vessel, ensuring that you don’t have to pay for or request a skipper each time you want to cruise the waterways. A boat share in Pittwater is an excellent alternative to full ownership and gives you all the perks.