Master-boat vs. User-boat: What is What

Master-boat vs. User-boat: What is What

Master-boat vs. User-boat: What is What



Well, you may wonder what’s the fuzz about Master-boat vs. User-boat. Simply put, Master-boat refers to factory and design data and specs while User boat refers to the very specific named vessel of yours!

Master-boat

TheBoatDB has to accommodate many hundreds of data fields for each boat. Most of them are common for a specific boat maker-model-year, which we classify as Master-boat. Typical data fields included here are:

  • Maker

  • Model

  • Year

  • Boat type (sail vs. power)

  • Hull type

  • Hull material

  • LOA

  • …etc

User-boat

User-boat is actually a Master-boat’s data subset, containing those data uniquely identifying your own vessel! Personalized and Custom data fields are found here such as:

  • Hull serial number

  • Acquisition type (new vs. used)

  • Acquisition date

  • Acquisition price

  • VAT (paid or not)

  • Electric power details

  • Tender details

  • …etc

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