Advantage Yacht Sales is the premier sailboat dealer in New England. We represent a range of sailboats for both monohulls and catamarans, daysailers and cruising sailboats. We also sell powerboats including multihull power cats and inflatable RIBs. In addition, we offer complete used boat brokerage services for both the seller and buyer.

As a Marine Industry 5-star Certified Dealer, 2011-2013 Top 100 Dealer, and recipient of multiple sales and service awards, we have a proven record of providing superior customer service.

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Welcome to Advantage Yacht Sales

Advantage Yacht Sales are very proud to represent some of the finest brands in boating:
Marlow-Hunter Sailboat dealer LaserPerformance sailboat dealer
Gemini catamaran sailboat dealer
Fountaine Pajot catamaran dealer
Precision Boat Works
Hobie catamaran dealer
Albin powerboat dealer AB Inflatables dealer

Advantage also offers quality used boats, and can assist you in buying a used sail or power boat for sale from our inventory or anywhere in New England, as well as listing your brokerage boat for sale.

Whether you are looking to enjoy a sailing cruise around MassachusettsBay, a power boat vacation in Cape Cod Bay, a daysail in Boston Harbor,or dinghy ride along the New England seacoast, Advantage Yacht Sales isyour partner in the quest to find the right boat. Dedicated to applyingour passion, knowledge, and professionalism... to your advantage.

Why do we invest so much in boating for the limited time on the water? Because that precious time offers some of the most exquisite and memorable times of our lives -- sailing into a quiet cove with that special someone, exploring an uninhabited island with your kids, cruising along under the sun with friends, or seeing spectacular wildlife at sea.

Our task is to help you experience those times -- from choosing the right boat, to equipping it appropriately, and from servicing your boat to training you on your boat's operation.

Business Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM.  All other times by appointment.

Serving Boston Harbor, Massachusetts Bay, North Shore MA, Cape Cod, Rhode Island, Seacoast NH, VT and Maine
58R Merrimac St., Newburyport, MA 01950
978-463-3663 |

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AYS Awarded Top 100 Dealer for 4th Consecutive Year

Top 100 Dealer

Advantage Yacht Sales has been named one of the Top 100 Dealers in North America by "Boating Industry" magazine, for the fourth consecutive year. "Out of the thousands of boat dealers in North America, only the very best make the Top 100 list," said Boating Industry Editor in Chief Jonathan Sweet. "These companies are the elite of the marine industry, excelling at all aspects of their business." The Top 100 is an annual list of dealerships that are unsurpassed in business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more.  

Boats Available for Test Sails

If you are looking to purchase a sailboat in the next year, a test sail is a useful step in helping to identify the brand, size, model, and features that fit your needs. AYS currently has multiple boats in the water and available for test sails. Boats include Hunter 40, Gemini 35, Hunter 33, and a number of other Hunter and Fountaine Pajot models. To discuss your goals and schedule a sail, please contact Jack at 978-463-3663 x12.

Advantage to Hold Boat Show & Open House

AYS is holding a sizeable boat show and open house on Saturday April 26 at our office in Newburyport, MA. We'll have morethan 20 boats on display, covering new and used, sailboats and catamarans, cruisers and daysailers. Brands will include Hunter, Gemini catamarans, Fountaine Pajot, LaserPerformance, AB Inflatables, plus a variety of used boats. In addition, the Hunter 15 will be available for demo sails, the latest in Raymarine electronics will be on display, and we'll have experts in marine finance, insurance, and documentation on hand to answer your questions. The event will run from 10am to 4pm. Please call us for additional information or to RSVP.

AYS Recognized as Top 100 Dealer for 3rd Straight Year

Top 100 DealerFor the third straight year, Massachusetts boat and yacht dealer Advantage Yacht Sales was recognized by "Boating Industry" magazine as a Top 100 Dealer in North America. The Top 100 dealers are recognized for providing excellent customer service, sound business planning, operational excellence, and delivering an exceptional boating lifestyle to their customers. The application process investigates all aspects of the business including marketing, sales, delivery, and financial performance.

Advantage Recognized as Top Hunter Dealer

Advantage Yacht Sales was recognized for excellence in sales and customer service for the 5th straight year by Marlow-Hunter. Advantage was the top-selling dealer in the US for 2012. In addition, they were again recognized with a Gold Service Award for delivering excellent customer service. Advantage co-founder Doug Giuliana said, "Providing continued support for our customers and following through on our commitments is critical for our customers' enjoyment of their boat, and critical for our success as a small business."

Advantage Joins as Dealer for Fountaine Pajot Catamarans

Advantage Yacht Sales now offers a complete range of sailing catamarans with the addition of Fountaine Pajot catamarans. Fountaine Pajot is one of the largest sailing catamaran builders in the world, and is known for producing high-quality, performance cruising catamarans. These cats are made for sailing, and are as comfortable on an offshore passage as they are coastal cruising. Learn more about Fountaine Pajot's line of sailing catamarans.

Advantage Becomes Dealer for Hobie Sailing Catamarans

We are excited to announce that we are now a dealer for Hobie sailing catamarans. Hobie is THE leader in trailerable catamarans, having sold over 100,000 around the world. Whether you are looking for an easy daysail with family or a spirited race against the fleet, Hobie has a model for you.

AYS Becomes Dealer for Gemini Catamarans in New England

Gemini catamaransAdvantage Yacht Sales is now the exclusive dealer for Gemini Catamarans in MA, RI, NH, ME, and VT. The Gemini 105Mc sailing cat offers the speed and stability that have been responsible for the explosive growth in popularity of catamarans in charter fleet around the world. Now, Gemini offers a 34 foot catamaran that will fit into a standard slip and can be hauled in most any yard. And with a starting price under $200k, the 105Mc offer an incredible value. Read more about the Gemini sailing catamaran.

Tour Hunter's New e33 Sailboat

We have received one of the first Hunter e33 off the line, so this video is a first look at the interior of Hunter's newest cruising boat model. This boat has already been sold, but we are happy to order one just for you.

Hunter Launches New e33

Hunter e33 sailboatHunter Marine, manufacturer of the most popular cruising sailboats in the U.S., recently announced their latest model, the Hunter e33. This model combines the most popular design Hunter ever built with the modern styling and sleek lines of the larger e36.

The new Hunter e33 offers a large fold-down swim platform, sleek deck, double-ended mainsheet, and all new interior layout. Advantage Yacht Sales is expecting delivery soon of one of the first hulls off the line. Call us to see the latest sailboat from Hunter Marine, or to receive pricing and complete details.

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