If you’re thinking, “What’s the best, easiest way to sell my boat?”, then you’ve come to the right place. Or, if your old boat isn’t meeting your needs, you may be considering an upgrade. When it’s time to sell your boat or trade your boat in for a new model, we can help. We will proudly and responsibly handle the brokerage of your boats in a professional manner. We will ensure the transaction is performed accurately to prevent any boat sale or title transfer issues that can arise.
This keeps you from having to take up valuable time and energy needed to:
- Prepare your boat for sale
- Advertise online and field email and phone inquiries and questions
- Demonstrate your craft to potential buyers
- Haggle and negotiate price/ boat value
- Assist interested party with arranging method of payment
- Deal with lien holders for payoffs and pre-approvals
- Process the required tilting and sales process paperwork
- Final delivery
We will consider any boat:
- 10 model years old OR newer that can be offered and listed at a fair market value;
- Represented by a mutually agreed upon and signed broker agreement.
What you should know:
All brokered boats must be fully inspected and water tested prior to our listing.
Boat owner will be responsible for an initial one-time fee of $535 to cover:
- Mechanical inspection and boat appraisal
- Lake test of your boat
- Initial basic cleaning, interim cleaning(s) and final delivery detail
To ensure an exceptional experience, all the boats we sell are subject to a 54 point checklist including a 33 minute inspection in our 10,000 gallon test tank. Any repairs required to get the boat into a satisfactory mechanical condition will be reviewed with boat owner for authorization prior to making those repairs.
We will not accept a boat which is deemed to be unsafe, is in disrepair or has been neglected of its general and preventative maintenance.
Additional FAQ and answers:
Are there benefits to working with a boat broker to trade or sell my boat?
Working with a broker and/or boat dealer comes with a host of benefits over trying to sell or trade your boat yourself. In addition to already having a strong market of potential buyers, there are a host of other benefits to working with Custom Marine to sell your used boat, including:
Get the best price for your boat
You are much more likely to get a better value for your used boat when you work with a dealer to sell or trade your boat. The money your earn can go straight into your pocket or to the down payment for buying a boat that better suits your needs.
Sell your boat quickly
As one of the largest boat dealers in the coastal empire, we already have potential buyers coming to us looking for a boat to fit their needs and their budget. Additionally, we are already advertising our own inventory.
Selling your boat online by yourself could mean weeks, months, or years of waiting and spending your time and money to advertise your boat for sale. Whether you decide to partner with us to sell your current boat fast, or decide to trade it on a newer model, we can help.
We make the process easy
Once you decide to partner with Custom Marine sell or trade in your boat, we make the process easy. You don’t have to worry about meeting potential buyers, the hassle of advertising your boat, title transfer, making repairs or any other hassles that come with selling your boat.
We will take care of:
- Advertising your boat for sale, including making sure your boat is listed in target places where potential buyers will see it.
- Preparing your boat for sale, including a mechanical inspection, appraisal and cleaning.
- Handle all of the necessary titling and paperwork.
- Negotiate boat pricing.
- Assist the boat buyer with arranging payment, as well as facilitate the process with any lien holders.
- Final delivery.
How much is my boat worth?
The easiest way to determine what your boat is worth is to complete our boat appraisal form above. Once you’ve completed that form, our sales team will get in touch with an estimated value. They can help you with information about our current inventory and pricing information, if you decide to upgrade or trade.
Still have questions or need more information? Contact us today, and let us help.
104 Rushing Lane Statesboro, GA | (912) 681-7777 | email@example.com
About Custom Marine
At Custom Marine, we pride ourselves in offering everything you need to get the most out of your boating experience. We offer center console boats, deck boats, fishing boats, outboard motors and more from top boat manufacturers.
Custom Marine is located close to I-16 and I-95, just a short drive from Hinesville, Savannah, Brunswick, Macon, or Augusta, GA, Hilton Head, Beaufort and Bluffton, SC and Jacksonville, FL. We are an authorized dealer for boats from Sportsman, Carolina Skiff, Savannah Boats, Pathfinder, Crevalle, Xpress Boats and Veranda Luxury Pontoons.
As your area Magic Tilt trailer dealer, we also offer custom trailers and boat trailer parts. We are a Yamaha outboards Key Dealer, as well as a Yamalube service center. Our full service department offers same day oil changes, and we carry a wide selection of boat maintenance items and parts so you can keep your boat and outboard motor on the water.