Visit Sterling Associates at the 2023 Winter Boat Shows! Charleston Boat Show – Charleston, SC 1/27 – 1/29 Show Details Hartford Boat Show at the Mohegan Sun – 1/19 – 1/22 Show Details Mid-Atlantic Boat Show Charlotte, NC 2/9 – 2/12 Show Details New England Boat Show – Boston, MA – 2/15 – 2/19 Show […]
Matt Bedigian and his fishing partner have won a place to represent Massachusetts in the Bassmaster Team Championship at Lake Hartwell.
Rising interest rates in the current economic uncertainties are a concern for everyone. And since Sterling Associates is in the business of finding solutions for our clients’ borrowing needs, it’s a primary concern of ours. Sterling Associates President Shawn Rogan has been watching rising interest rates at the Federal Reserve, but has not yet seen […]
It is not a requirement that the person helping arrange the financing on your new power boat be an experienced captain or someone who spends a lot of time on a boat. But it doesn’t hurt, either. Having a good working knowledge of boats and the boating life makes it easier for our associates to […]
Attention all Pacific Northwest boaters: Sterling Associates will be at the Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show featuring TrawlerFest this weekend!
Shawn Rogan Moves Up to President; Founder Tom Smith to Become Senior Advisor
Join us for the 2021 boat show season.
We are pleased to recommend Sterling Associates in this Editor’s Choice as a company dedicated to the boating lifestyle and fully aware of the nuances of financing and the associated requirements of completing your purchasing arrangements. Coming to terms with the decision to buy the boat of your dreams comprises many emotions. Whether it’s your […]
Buying a Boat? You have many choices when it comes to paying for your purchase. You could go with a bank, or you could finance your purchase with a lender who specializes in boat loans. We spoke with Tom Smith, President of Sterling Associates, who explained the seven biggest benefits to working with a Boat […]
December is all about the holidays, but the end of the year also means it’s time to start thinking about taxes. New boat owners, particularly, will likely have questions for their tax advisor about whether interest on boat loans or owning a boat is tax deductible. While the folks at Sterling Association can give you […]
The Sterling Associates’ yacht financing team covering the Southeast and Gulf Coast region of the U.S. brings multiple years of experience in yacht, aircraft and RV financing as well as the highest degree of professional and personal customer service to each client’s request. Their knowledge of the inner workings of underwriting criteria and cash flows […]
You’ve finally decided to buy the boat of your dreams. Now, how to pay for it? If you’re financing your purchase, you want the best rate and a quick approval to get out on the water as soon as possible. Is your local bank or credit union the best way to go? The best option […]
Every recreational mariner knows boating is not always fair sailing and calm seas. If the boat’s a-rockin’, you or your passengers might be reeling … from seasickness. When you’re looking forward to getting out on the water, there’s nothing worse than feeling nauseous and dizzy, but fortunately, you can avoid motion sickness. Here’s some tips […]
TrawlerFest Returns to Baltimore Boat Show & Seminars Coming to Harbor East Marina, Sept. 24-28 SEMINARS: Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 24-28 IN-WATER BOAT SHOW: Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 26-28, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. HARBOR EAST MARINA 40 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202 Learn More Here: https://www.passagemaker.com/trawlerfest/trawlerfest-baltimore-2019
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We’ve got you covered from Coast to Coast!We kick off our fall boat show schedule this week! Come meet one of our boat loan professionals in your area. September 14-17 Boats A Float, Seattle, WA September 14-17 Newport International Boat Show, Newport, RI September 21-24 Norwalk Boat Show, Norwalk, CT September 28-30 Trawler Fest BayBridge, Stevensville, MD Sept […]
Buying a boat can be a big commitment. For those who place great value on enjoying the outdoors and creating memories with family and friends, purchasing a boat is one of the best, most rewarding investments they’ll ever make. But buying a boat is usually no small purchase. In most cases, you’ll need a loan. […]
The beginning of June is a magical time for boaters, as it means the boating season is officially underway. But for East Coast boaters, it also means the start of the hurricane season. While hurricanes don’t occur as often in the Northeast as they do in the Southeast, these powerful storms are wildly unpredictable. When […]
You’ve bought your first boat, and you’re imagining all the great times that are in store for you – the fun days with the family, fishing trips, entertaining friends, relaxing sunset cruises. That all awaits you. But first comes the task of learning how to operate your boat. If you’ve never boated before, captaining your […]
Spending quality time with your children is likely the most important thing you do. When that time with your children is spent on a boat, it’s an even better time. Boating with kids is a wonderful opportunity to bond with them, share fun times and make memories they’ll cherish for the rest of their lives. […]
You’ve decided you want to buy a boat. You may have even picked out the perfect vessel. Now it’s time to pay for it. The process of financing a boat can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time doing it and you’re not familiar with the process. But there’s no reason to be nervous. […]
TrawlerFest-Seattle: Here Come the Boats! Our west coast rep, Max Salvater will be at the Trawlerfest In water Boat show coming up soon. If you have any financing questions or want to make an appointment to meet him at the show, give him a call. 916.849.9070 Seminars going on April 23rd through the 27th. In-Water […]
Lee Casey has joined Sterling Associates in Charleston, SC. Her role will expand Sterling’s reach in the Southeastern states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Since 2002, Lee has followed her passion for boating and has worked in the marine industry, first in marketing for the Waterway Guide, then as a finance specialist […]
No boater wants to cruise, swim or wakeboard in waters that are filthy and polluted, or explore a coastline littered with trash. That’s why a clean, healthy environment is as necessary for a good day of boating as water and a boat itself. Here are five things boaters can do to help keep the waters […]