Selling

How To Sell A Boat: The Complete Guide

Selling your boat

The old joke about the two best days in a boater’s life being the day they buy their boat and the day they sell it may still hold true. However, the … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Used Boat for Sale

f you’re getting your boat ready to sell, a moderate amount of time and effort will add genuine value and help justify your asking price.

First impressions are everything when you're trying to attract buyers to your used boat for sale. Just as important as when selling a house, proper staging … [Read more...]

Selling Your Boat? Use the Winter to Get It Ready

Hopefully you’ve winterized and covered your boat by now. As temperatures drop, your hopes of selling your boat may also be depressed. The good news … [Read more...]

Assess Your Boating Situation: Buy, Sell, or Upgrade?

Fall is often transition time for boaters. Some are shopping for boats to match their changing lifestyle.

Autumn can be bittersweet for boaters. The leaves are turning colors and some of us are getting in those last few cruises before we have to put the boat … [Read more...]

Five Things to Do to Prepare Your Boat for Sale

Boat cleaning is an important part of boat maintenance. Photo by Gary Reich.

While it’s about as cliché as boat sayings get, this one certainly has some truth to it: “The two happiest days of boat ownership are the day you … [Read more...]

How to Write a Classified Ad For Your Boat

The key to marketing your boat as a private seller is to create an ad that stimulates interest, but doesn’t come across as too, well, “sales-y.” … [Read more...]

How to Negotiate Boat Prices

Boat Trader is always a good spot for used-boat listings.

Get the sales price you want for your boat. Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on boats.com. Republished by permission.  The … [Read more...]

How to Sell Your Used Boat

So, the time has come to put your boat on the market. Maybe you want to cash out of your investment to finance a bigger boat. Maybe you’re downsizing. … [Read more...]

Selling Your Boat? 10 Tips for Sprucing Up Your Engine

No used engine will look as good as this brand-new one, but a bit of time spent with cleaner, rags, and Q-tips can often get you pretty close.

It's hard to work on a boat when you're planning to sell it. You're busy with a million things, and you just want to move on. So it's tempting to overlook dirt, … [Read more...]

Where to Sell Your Boat

where to sell your boat

When selling a boat, it’s vitally important to reach the most-qualified audience, otherwise you may be wasting your valuable time. You'll need to find … [Read more...]