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Old 06-08-2004, 01:18 PM
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I plan on advertising my boat for sale. In addition to this website, Boat Trader Online, and Powerboat Listings, what are other good websites to list a boat for sale? Also are there any good publications? I've used the Boat Trader before for smaller boats with good results
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Ebay seeems to get alot of attention..
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OSO sold my boat from one side of the country to the other.

Also, pretty much how I bought my new boat, from one side of the country... to the other.
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I did receive a couple calls via Boat Trader AFTER my boat sold on OSO.
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OSO Classified worked for me.
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I would think OSO would be my first choice, Boat Trader second as it comes out more often and is more "up to date" than the major publications. If you have any "hangouts" that offshore types frequent, see if you can post a flyer. Good Luck.
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Ebay, I have had my Sea Ray listed with three different Brokers since January, along with Traderonline, Magazines, Yacht World, ect ect. Two calles all year. 10 day listing with Ebay, got 7 leads in one week. Cost me $80.00. My .02 cents. Tom
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I have my listed with both OSO & Powerboatlistings.com, both have generated more calls for me than anything else. The more the exposure, the better. Just write down where you put the ads or you'll be getting notifications for months to come.

Also, very important, you also might want to get a disposable email address. Many of the sites don't protect your email from showing up for spider and spam bots to harvest.
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I sold my old boat and bought my current one through Boat Trader online.
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My last boat sold in less than three weeks:Boat Trader
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