Resources

Explore the latest industry buying and selling guides, resources, and views from your boating experts.

The Best Time to Sell Your Boat is Now

In regular times, seasonality is purely what drives supply and demand.  In a normal year we’d easily tell you that the best time to sell your boat, on average—as with…
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All the Costs of Owning a Boat

Aspiring boaters are often surprised at how affordable the path is to boat ownership! Boats can be financed just like homes and cars. In fact, the average monthly payment for…
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How to Value and Price Your Boat for Sale

There are a lot of factors that may affect your boat’s sale price. Location, condition, mileage and optional accessories all come into play, as well as time of year you…
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Gathering the Paperwork When it’s Time to Sell

“I love paperwork!” said no one ever, but gathering all the proper documents and receipts will add value as it de-risks your boat for potential buyers. The documents that buyers…
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Five Things To Ask When Shopping for a Used Boat

So you’ve identified a boat you’re excited to see. Online everything looks great, it seems well-maintained, is in the right price range. Admittedly, you’re already envisioning casting off the platform…
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How to Shop for a Boat Online

Long gone are the days of newspaper listings and For Sale signs on boats on their trailers, abandoned at the side of the road to capture your attention. Today there…
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10 Things to Do to Get Your Boat Ready for Sale

The Gist: A well-presented boat will be appealing to buyers because it shows that you maintained and cared for it over its lifetime. Ensuring your boat is in its best…
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How to Take the Best Photos of Your Boat for Sale

The Gist: When taking pics, be sure to have a minimum of six horizontally-shot photos: full side shot, front, back, deck, interior, and cockpit/console. Be sure your boat is in…
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