Sell my Boat

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free market valuations


Sell My Boat. Salterns Brokerage offers free market valuations, video tours and premium after sales care. Salterns Brokerage has been situated in the prestigious Salterns Marina for over 20 years – our brokers benefit from high quality contacts and industry insight as well as a stunning location for sea trials and viewings.

Our prime location is within the south coast’s No.1 marine hub. This ensures your boat is seen by an endless flow of boating enthusiasts looking for their perfect vessel. You can find Salterns Brokerage on the north shore of the world famous Poole Harbour – adjacent to the Sandbanks peninsula. Hundreds of thousands of sea lovers visit our location every year. Additionally, the busy offices at the marina sell key brands. This includes Anytec, Sealegs, Princess, Sunseeker, Axopar, Fairline, Marex and Botnia Targa. All of this attracts a constant stream of watercraft devotees.

Our extensive client base means we can locate a buyer for your boat with ease and speed.

The marina has one of the UK’s largest databases of maritime enthusiasts. This ensures Salterns Brokerage has access to a vast, up-to-date list of national and international clients to directly market your vessel. Couple this with high quality advertising in all the major marine magazines and websites and you soon realise that countless potential customers will see your boat quickly and directly.

We offer free valuations and market appraisals, full photoshoot of your boat, drone and video footage if desired and new for 2021 a video walk around of the boat with broker commentary.

As part of the successful Salterns Group we benefit from exclusive marina’s facilities and provide preferential berthing packages for all boats for sale. This means you can be confident your vessel is not only safe and secure but above all permanently on show to thousands of prospective purchasers.

As an independent brokerage we don’t need to meet a quota of ‘new boat’ sales. Our sole aim is to work on your behalf to find a purchaser for your vessel as promptly as possible. We have the flexibility to treat each customer individually and truly believe the personal approach is vital to our performance and delivery.


If you have a motor cruiser, powerboat, RIB, yacht or any other marine craft to sell then our experienced and professional team will ensure you get the best price within your chosen timescales.

Our ABYA-approved and experienced broker service includes:

A prominent location within Poole’s highest profile marina, ensuring an abundance of ideal potential purchasers.
One of the UK’s largest marine databases for marketing of your boat.
High quality advertising in all major marine magazines and websites.
ABYA-approved brokers handling all marketing, viewings, negotiations and paperwork.
Prestigious on-site facilities including boatyard, service centre, chandlery, fuel and bar
Accompanied Viewings either at the Marina or over video apps
Detailed Sea Trials
Survey advice
High quality imagery, including Drone filming, for all listings
Holding of all Title Documents
Managing the Sales and Purchase Agreement
Managing the Title Transfer
A smooth personal completion & Hand over process
Client Account holding for your protection
Financial Service packages if required

Free Valuations

We offer FREE and NO OBLIGATION valuations for your boat.  Receiving a valuation from our experience team is simple and straightforward.  We aim to provide valuations within 24 hours of viewing or receiving details of your boat or yacht.  Get in touch today whether it’s just for advice or with a view to list quickly.

Trusted membership

The Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA) exists to promote the highest standards of professionalism and expert knowledge in the field of yacht sales and expects high standards of its members. Membership is only open to existing practising brokers and new boat sales personnel with a proven track record in the industry

Main benefits include
  • A secure account that holds client monies in trust – this is separate and does not form part of the Brokerages own accounts.
  • we provide standard ABYA documents for the sale/purchase and listing of boats.
  • we hold Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance.
  • As an ABYA member we work to the ABYA Code of Practice.
  • As an ABYA member we operate a Customers Warehousing Scheme allowing us to offer ex-VAT boats for sale in the UK.
The Boat Retailers and Brokers Association (BRBA) represents all companies and individuals involved in the sale of new and second-hand craft. It encourages the training and development of individuals working in this field and aims to identify, debate and resolve the specific issues affecting the boat retail and brokerage sector. Members of the BRBA, which includes over 200 marine businesses, include boat brokers and retailers, all of whom must adhere to the BRBA Code of Practice.
The British Marine Federation (BMF) is the trade association for the leisure marine industry and represents over 1450 marine businesses including boatbuilders, marina operators, sea schools, holiday operators and equipment and service providers. All companies are therefore members of the BMF and adhere to a Code of Practice giving you some assurance that they are carrying out business in accordance with best practice and legal standards