• BoatBid enables you, the boat buyer to bid with the confidence that any boat can be surveyed and sea trialled before you make the decision to purchase. The transaction is handled by a trained broker.
  • Watch a video on how the auction works
  • If you are a new user to & BoatBid.com, then please click the register button on the home page with simple details.
  • Each auction lasts for a set period of time, please check the catalogue for details.
  • The successful bidder is the highest bidder at the end of this time period, whose bid has met or exceeded the reserve price.
  • To ensure that everyone has a fair chance of placing the winning bid the auction end time will automatically extend by 10 minutes if a bid is placed within the closing stages of the auction until no more bids are received for 10 minutes.
  • The BID deposit: The successful purchaser agrees to pay 10% of the purchase price to Boatshed.com within 5 working days as a holding deposit.
  • The buyer agrees to sign a standard Boatshed.com Agreement for Sale and to complete any inspections and professional surveys within 21 days. Failure to do this will result in the loss of the Bid deposits. Contact us for a sample agreement.
  • All bidding is conducted online at and no personal identification will be shown and all data is stored securely.
  • Each bid must increase the price by a minimum of the bid increment price set for that boat
  • Boats are offered in good faith.