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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...]

Join the #IHeartBoating Challenge on Instagram


We might not be doing much boating during the month of February, but we can still celebrate our love for the water.   In honor of American Heart Month, … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Used-Boat Classifieds

When using Boat Trader’s Price Checker, try choosing “Any Distance” from your zip code to get an idea of the range of prices, then zero in on local boats.

I hate to break this to you, but everyone selling a used boat has something to hide. It might be something innocuous like a stain on the snap-in carpeting, … [Read more...]

Five Resources Every Used-Boat Buyer Should Use recently published this interactive PDF with links to all 204 of their boat reviews in 2013. It won't be long before these boats will appear on the used market.

If you're shopping for a new boat, you have it pretty easy. There's a multitude of boat builders out there ready to do your bidding. There are hundreds … [Read more...]

Introducing Our New Mobile Experience

Boat Trader Mobile Homepage

Boat Trader is now offering a new and improved mobile experience for our community.  Visitors can easily shop for boats on any screen size, whether at … [Read more...]

Top 10 Keywords YOU Searched on Boat Trader

Pontoon Boat

Spring has finally sprung and you all are out preparing for boating season. As a follow up to a Top 10 Manufacturers Searched on Boat Trader, I’ve decided … [Read more...]

Relax Afloat, Before You Pull the Boat


Summer boating has its own vibe—groups of friends, rushing off for the vacation, a rendezvous, packing the kids onboard, and, if you’re like me, competitive … [Read more...]

Fixing a Used Boat

I've owned more boats than I have fingers and all of them have been used. In fact, I've never owned a brand new boat. Oh, I commissioned dozens of new … [Read more...]

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

I knew I was going to marry the guy I was dating the first time I saw him hitch his Crown Line to the back of his truck, haul it over 100 miles of winding … [Read more...]

Plan Your Annual Boat Budget, Plus Money-Saving Tips

There is no doubt that the boating lifestyle can be expensive.  Just how expensive depends on the size of the boat, where you keep it, and what you do … [Read more...]