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What Can Blow up a Sale?

There is a very good piece of old-fashioned advice when selling a boat: “Never celebrate until the money’s in the bank.” It can be gut-wrenching; particularly for the seller, when a buyer has said “yes”, signed on the dotted line but the boat sale doesn’t complete. It happens surprisingly more often than you might think. Another line in the [...]

2017-05-26T13:05:28+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

Steps to Buying a Boat at an Online Boat Auction

Buying a boat requires careful planning and often months of research. There are many factors which make the process complicated. Some of them are… Type of boat Size Age Whether Used or New What you want vs What you need Budget Buying the boat of your dreams by online auction can add more complexity to the situation. But the [...]

2017-04-11T18:52:26+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

Benefits of Buying a Boat through an Online Auction

In a down market with dozens of boats for sale, chancing upon your ideal boat by way of an Online Auction could be a dream come true. An Online Auction is the one way that realises the vessel’s true market value at that moment. The market determines what the price of a boat is at a certain time. In [...]

2017-03-24T21:53:31+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

Online Boat Auctions versus Traditional Boat Brokerages

It is the large number of vessels sitting on the market for sale, many for a very long time, which prompted BASCO to bring Online Boat Auctions to Asia. The needs of boat owners, particularly those wishing to sell, did not seem to be particularly well served by the traditional boat brokerage model.  Something more effective is needed. Here’s [...]

2017-03-24T17:19:49+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

The Top 10 Advantages of Online Boat Auctions

Selling boats by online boat auction allow the seller to find out the real value of the vessel. This is done by exposing the vessel to a wider marketplace via press releases, journal advertising, direct mail, email, social media and editorials. Here are the top 10 Advantages of Online Boat Auctions 1. The online boat auction process is a positive and effective [...]

2017-03-23T20:04:30+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

Why Boats Sell Faster by Online Auction

Why Online Marine Auctions are The Way Forward

With increasing numbers of pre-owned craft flooding the market and stagnant yacht sales, an innovative yacht brokerage model is needed.  It was part of the unease I had when I was working in brokerage; I knew that listing a boat for sale for a client in the usual way, didn’t really help – the traditional model was not working particularly [...]

2017-04-18T15:48:23+00:00 By |BASCO Services|0 Comments

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