How BoatList Works

What is Boatlist?

BoatList™ is an online marketplace for boating enthusiasts, brokers and dealers to buy and sell boats online quickly, safely and without negotiating.

Full Disclosure Guaranteed!

The “No Surprises” guarantee means BoatList protects buyers. Winning bidders have the right to survey the vessel before finalizing the sale. If a boat has been misrepresented and the parties can’t come to terms, there’s a way out. Learn more about Buyer’s Rights.

Every auction listing has a free Boat History Report, the Carfax of the boating world, so you can bid with confidence. Boat History Reports check for damage including:

  • Accidents
  • Hurricanes
  • Fire
  • Theft
  • Run Aground
  • Submerged
  • Total Loss
  • Registration History
  • Title History
  • Recalls
  • Warranties
  • And More…

Video Sea Trials

BoatList takes every boat out on the water and documents the performance of all major systems and accessories with photos and videos. If something you see, or don’t see raises questions, ask the seller about it in the auction chat.

Get Alerts When Your Favorites Are Listed For Auction

Go to Categories or Makes & Models to follow the boats you care about. Just tap the bell icon to get an alert when your favorite categories, brands or models are listed for auction on BoatList.