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Question best site to sell a boat

Hey everybody,

i have just decided that i need a bigger boat, so my current one (catalina 27) needs to find a good new home. Any suggestions on which site to advertise?

Since this is the first boat i am selling i don't have experience on what works and what doesn't. While looking around I just noticed there is 1000 or so "sell your boat" sites, assume some work better than others.

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website to sell your sailboat

sailingtexas.com....
Don't let the name fool you this is a busy little website that has a large national following. Best of all it is free! Check it out you won't be disappointed and you might even find your new boat there.
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www.sailingtexas.com #1 boating web sight. and its free
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thanks guys, just posted the ad.
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I have bought boats and sold boats on Craigslist. Advertised on a few other sights, including paid sights and magazines. I had lots of interest and my final buyer from Craigslist. It's free too and you can post photos.
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Chris- Actually...E-bay is the #2 boat SELLING site on the internet (behind yacht-world which is broker only).
Giventhe popularity and price range of your boat...I'd also try local sources like the newspaper and "Boat Trader" newspapers.
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sailingtexas.com is a difficult to navigate site that has limited # of boats for sale and this thread is

probably spam.
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I'd have to agree... given that the OP and the two backing the site suggested are all under 4 posts each, and two of the three just joined in the last three days.
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It was obvious to me since I frequent the yachworld, trader online,etc. and know what a good site looks like. They are just trying to get traffic. It works in the short term but when superlatives are used to describe anything...best site, #1 rated, I always ask... best in whose opinion, highest rated by whom, the founder.
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Chris - Where'd you post it? What site?
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