Prepare Your Boat
Sell your boat quickly and easily with these simple guidelines. Preparing your boat and necessary paperwork before listing saves time, ensures less complications and, possibly, a better price!
How to sell your boat quickly and easily
What you see as important may not be the same as a prospective buyer. Here are our suggestions fore getting your boat ready for sale.
Consider antifouling before listing and get some photos of the underside
Service the engine and ensure she starts easily and runs well in both gears
Remove all excess gear from the boat, declutter ready for photos and viewings
Check all instruments, radios and electronics for proper operation
Update flares and safety gear and replace worn ropes with new clean lines
Dry out the insides and sponge out the bilge, dehumidify if necessary
Make up a folder to include registration documents, manuals and reciepts
Copies of recent surveys, mechanical and rig reports are invaluable
Clean & Tidy
Clean, tidy and declutter and then clean, tidy and declutter again!!
Identify the age of the rigging and provide receipts if possible
Rego & Insurance
Keep your boat registration and insurance up to date