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cdtex14 04-08-2013 12:18 PM

Anybody with experience selling a boat with POP Yachts?
 
Just looking for input on anybody that has sold a boat using their service. I received a call from one of their reps but have never heard of them. Please let me know if you have any input.

bcrider 04-08-2013 1:00 PM

You can also try www.onlyinboards.com. A few others have sold through the site.

daxxruckus 04-08-2013 1:10 PM

I have my boat listed with them. They just got me an offer on it. Below what I wanted but they do work.

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CarZin 04-08-2013 3:32 PM

I considered using them, but I would not use them for domestic. They agreed to but allow me to market the boat on boat trader, onlyinboards, and a few craigslist. If I sold it from one of those sites, they got no money. They add 10% to the price of your boat, which means it will likely be overpriced by 10%. They claim most of their sales are to overseas buyers. In the end, I did not list with them. My boat sold in less than 30 days, and about 97% of my asking price.

cdtex14 04-10-2013 11:51 AM

Thanks for the info guys. I don't think I am going to use them for now. I don't like increasing the asking price at this point.

bstroop 04-10-2013 5:02 PM

I sold two boats using onlyinboards.com and believe that people in the market for tournament boats know where to look. I even had people from surrounding states responding to my ad.

It may be an isolated incident but I tried responding to two different ads off of POP and they didn't get back with me for over a week on both ads (there wasn't any contact info in the ads other than the standard email response). IMO I would go with OI.......the success or failure of your sale rests with you and only you.

bstroop 04-10-2013 5:04 PM

BTW both of my boats on OI were reasonably priced and sold in less than a week for full asking price.

CarZin 04-11-2013 7:22 AM

List your boat in the major craigslist in your area. I am in Raleigh NC, and my boat was found through a Washington DC listing. I got the most requests through craigslist, then onlyinboards. I received nothing from boat trader and that site is super expensive. My boat sold in under a month.


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