I dont really want to include ages for two reasons
data protection act, personal details etc
DOB could be ascertained by following links to previous threads.
Can we agree first time buyers require more help and explanation how the system works.
Jeanneau Merry Fisher 805 For Sale. www.gooch.co.uk
You have also said yacht brokers are unregulated.
We are regulated by the misrepresentation act of 1967
Unfair contract terms act of 1977
Sale of goods act of 1979
contracts (rights of third parties) act of 1999
Money Laundering Regulations of 2007
If offering marine finance are required to have a consumer credit license from the FSA.
and will fall foul of local trading standards and VAT officers.
ABYA brokers are also required to adhere to the code of practice
So not completely unregulated
Not all car dealers are honorable, not all estate agents are, or solicitors or police men or priests or carpenters or hoteliers or or or.
From the sound of it you were a little naive and got taken advantage of and fair enough that's wrong. But there is recourse through the courts, which you took, and got compensated.
So what is the problem, and if there is one, what's the solution? Because clearly passing more laws isn't it, any more than having a test and a licence required to drive a car means the roads are safe.
If a man speaks in a forest, and there is no woman to hear him, is he still wrong..?
You should know me well enough to know I only post what I believe to be truthful, the chances of tripping me up on something I know so much about isnt going to happen, you just keep digging a deeper hole !
May 5, 2016