Attendees check out the more than 400 boats on display at the 2018 Boat Show. (David Petkiewicz, cleveland.com)

So you want to buy a boat. 

If you’re new to boating, the quest for just the right boat could be intimidating. That’s why RocktheLake compiled tips from boat dealers in Northeast Ohio. 

Read up before you head to the Cleveland Boat Show, on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.