FIND USEFUL INFORMATION ON FINDING AND SELLING YOUR BOAT
If you have not decided on the specific boat you are interested in, try our Browse feature and scroll through photo ads by boat type. Narrow your search to target the perfect boat. Once the search results are displayed, you can sort them by price, date placed, or model year.
We encourage you to join My Boats and start using our premium services. Create and save searches that you perform regularly and save ads that interest you. Joining is free and takes just minutes to complete!
Advanced search enables you to search in detail with multiple search criteria such as make, state, zip code, and keyword.
Some ads may not have a price listed. To avoid "call for price" ads, select both a minimum and maximum in the price range. Set your minimum to at least $100.
If you are looking for a single model year, such as a 1974, enter that year both in the beginning and end of the year range.
You can search by Zip Code, Region, State, or Area code. Default search area on the home page search is a 250 mile radius from the zip code entered.
Browse is designed for those of you who do not have a particular boat in mind. Click on Browse and select a boat type, such as Saltwater Fishing or Sailboats. You will then be able to narrow your browse further by make or location.
BEFORE YOU GET STARTED
Tips to help you place your listing quickly and sell your vehicle faster.
Image Dimensions: 640x480
Digital photo should be 640x480 pixels or smaller. Please resize larger images proportionately. A larger image may appear distorted, or may not appear at all.
File Size: Smaller is Better
Prospective buyers may not wait for a large file to download, so keep your photos under 100KB. (File sizes are listed next to file names in your computer's directory. If you cannot see them, select View from the directory's menu and then select Details to display.)
File Format: JPEGS Only
To provide prospective buyers with the best possible quality image, please ensure your photo file is in JPEG format (i.e. a file name that ends with .jpg). Note that renaming a file to give it the suffix .jpg is not sufficient (see 'How to Resize and Reformat Photos' below). A file in a format other other than a JPEG will not appear at all.
File Naming Conventions
Please name your image files as follows: Vehicle make and model followed the ".jpg" suffix. Use underscores rather than spaces. Do not use special characters (&, /, $, etc). An example of an appropriate file name is: "bayliner_boat.jpg".
How to Resize and Reformat Photos
How to Reduce Photo File Size
Photo file sizes are affected by factors such as image size and resolution (image quality). Some image-editing programs allow JPEG files to be saved in various qualities. The lower the quality, the smaller the file size. Follow these guidelines to keep your file size as 100K or less.