No one likes to look foolish, especially in a boat. There is quite a bit of fun that can be had on owning a boat, but training and education is key. Few trailer-boaters are 100-percent confident and comfortable at the launch ramp, and everyone has nervous days on the water. Some dealers may simply hand off the keys and expect the buyer to be an instant yachtsman. It is essential that a dealer is there to be the mate on the buyer’s first voyage or two.