I can almost hear the groans as I write. The natural response to the very mention of the word “budget” is one that rarely produces a positive response, as the perception is that this is all about “not doing stuff I want to”.

BUT here is the GOOD news, effective budgeting for your boating activities is empowering, is more likely to mean that your hard earned cash contributes to that awesome part of your life that is boating, rather than your passion becoming a money pit that has you scrambling for dollars every time you want to get on the water.