Boat-buying tips: How to make sure it fits your needs

Heading to the Louisiana Sportsman Show anytime during the next four days looking for a boat? Boats of all makes and models, powered by the small 10-horsepower outboards to the giant 350-horse engines, and sitting on trailers, will occupy acres – yes, the plural of acre – of the latest and greatest vessels to put you on the water hopefully for years to come.