It isn’t easy finding a qualified yacht broker but here at Anchor Yacht Sales we have a dedicated team ready to sell your yacht. We have 20+ years of experience in selling, a group of trained sales employees, and we are the leading broker in sales in North America. We will advertise your boat at the office, yachtworld, Canadian Yachting, boat dealers, Boat Shows, and more.
Determine a fair asking price – To ensure a timely sale, it is essential to ask a fair price. A broker can help establish fair-market value for the boat through access to actual sold boat data in www.soldboats.com, Soldboats.com is not available to the public.
Prepare an advertising strategy – The broker will outline a plan of how a boat is to be advertised in the most appropriate media. It is our objective to devise a strategy that has the best chance of reaching the most interested and qualified audience for your boat.
Prepare the listing for the public – We will prepare the listing for distribution in various electronic and print media, for print and email distribution to clients and other brokers, and for distribution to prospects at boat shows, open houses, and walk-in inquiries.
Prepare the boat – The broker will advise you of any improvements that should be made to make your boat competitive in today’s market, identify possible problems and solutions, and help organize upgrades and repairs.
Provide professional know-how – We understand the principals of the brokerage profession—things like certificates of ownership, security agreements, bills of sale, and other documents needed to register and transfer titles to boats. They will understand maritime and admiralty liens for the type of vessels they represent, as well as mortgaging and transferring title to documented vessels. They will understand agency contracts, listing agreements, closing statements, and deposit requirements.
Assist with the sea trial and survey – The buyer will usually request a sea trial and the services of a marine surveyor. Buyers pay for the surveys and for hauling the boat out of the water for inspection. Your yacht broker will usually attend the sea trial and marine survey and help you determine how any discovered deficiencies should be addressed in the purchase negotiations.