How to sell your narrowboat quickly

At Trinity Marinas we are based in Hinckley on the Ashby Canal and so offer the perfect venue for attracting buyers if you are wondering how to sell your narrowboat quickly.

When selling a narrowboat you have two options. You can sell privately or you can sell via a narrowboat brokerage such as the one we run at the Marina.

How to sell your narrowboat via a brokerage

At Trinity Marinas we live and breathe narrowboating and life on the canals! Choosing to sell your boat through us is by far the most hassle free option you can take.

Selling your boat via a brokerage removes the need for you to be on the end of a phone to answer sales enquiries; the brokerage will take this over for you. It also frees you up of the responsibility of meeting prospective buyers. At Trinity Marinas, we will moor your narrow boat at our marina in Hinckley where it can attract the attention of passing prospective buyers and we can also make appointments to suit buyers, that might not always suit your own diary. Being on the Ashby Canal system, we see thousands of passers by, especially in peak season. So you can be assured that where there is a quality sales lead, we will grab it!

Our experience in selling boats is also an advantage. We are always keen to get the very best price that we can for you. We have a proven sales record, and have even sold narrowboats after just a couple of hours moored on the Marina!

Selling your narrowboat privately

Of course you can also choose to sell your narrowboat privately. This might seem the best option to you as narrowboat brokerages will charge you a commission much like an estate agent will do when they market your house.

The commission will start to prove itself cost effective once you are faced with paying for marketing your boat for yourself. You will have to pay for advertising, either in narrowboat magazines or on digital websites dedicated to this kind of selling.

There are a number of intangible benefits of choosing to sell via a brokerage too such as the effect of passing trade that mooring your boat on a marina can have when selling your boat. This won’t mean necessarily that you won’t be able to sell your boat, but it could take you quite some time.

Talk to Trinity Marinas about selling your narrowboat

Trinity Marinas is a premier inland narrowboat sales & brokerage and canal boat marina. Trinity Marina boasts over 40 miles of lock free canals for you to explore all year round. Based in close proximity to the M1, M6 and M69 motorways you are in a great location if you’re moored here. Trinity Marinas host 140 berths on high quality pontoons suitable for boat length from 40ft up to 70ft.

To arrange a free consultation or for further information please telephone us on 01455 896820 or complete the online-form.