Should you really buy a boat in the winter? In short – yes! At Lakeside Marina we hear from people all the time about how they want to wait around until spring to buy a boat. We’ve heard all sorts of excuses, whether it’s needing to shop around boat shows for that ‘great deal’, not wanting to see wrapped boats or being wary about not getting to see a boat run right away. The list goes on. What most people aren’t thinking about are all of the other factors that should come to mind when shopping for a new or used boat in the winter. Prices, when you’ll get your boat in the water for spring and available inventory to name a few. First is the myth that boat shows are where you’ll find the very best pricing for the whole year. This just isn’t always true….