Articles by Phillip Berman
Lifelong sailor, Phillip Berman, is the President and founder of 5 Oceans. Read articles by Phil for his unique insight into the world of buying, selling, owning and sailing yachts.
Buying and Selling
Read articles related to the purchase and sale of boats around the world. Topics range from searching for the right boat to the process negotiating terms of acceptance and closing the sale.
Need advise on adjusting to life at sea? Read articles from experts and seasoned sailors from around the world on their cruising experiences.
Read about the latest yacht chartering news, read unbiased advised on charter revenue programs and the best way to book your charter.
Sails and Rigging
Learn about properly trimming your sails, when to reef and so much more.
Balance Catamarans News
Read all of the latest news on the award winning Balance Catamarans.
Get expert advice from our brokers, staff, and customs and documentation officials on the latest news with documenting and registering your boat or yacht.
Read articles on the latest technologies and electrical innovations hitting the market on new boats as well as maintenance articles on current electrical systems.
Get advice from the experts and seasoned sailors on their techniques used and best practices when sailing your boat or yacht.
Design and Construction
Read from the experts on the latest build techniques and innovative designs currently on the market.
Read articles from the experts on how to properly maintain and care for your boat.
Engines and Mechanics
Read articles on the latest technologies and best practices on the maintenance for your engines and mechanical systems.