Cruising Catamarans For Sale by Owner

catamarans for sale by owner listingWhy List Your Cruising Catamaran As “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) With Catamaran Guru?

Here are some great reasons:

Save 10%!

Usually the boat seller pays a customary 10% brokers fee or commission on its sale. The fee covers advertising, market analysis, promotions, showings, escrow account, documentation handling, transfer of funds, etc. However, if the seller and buyer feel confident handling the sales process on their own, you can do the work and bank that 10% or use part of your savings to make your boat than the competition.

That’s a win for both parties! Catamaran Guru earns no commission from FSBO listings advertised here and we can ethically not intervene or advise on a FSBO listing. We offer inexpensive listing services to catamaran sellers worldwide. However, we do represent yacht sellers or yacht buyers, if requested separate from FSBO.

Have Total Control of Your Listing

You decide how good the information and pictures are that we publish here. We allow you to post pictures, and videos and write a lengthy description and specifications to show your catamaran to its fullest potential. You respond directly to buyer inquiries and complete any negotiations and paperwork directly with the buyer.

Catamaran Sales Continue to Strengthen

This upward sales trend looks like it’s here to stay for a while. Catamaran Guru has facilitated hundreds of sales over the years (see our testimonial section). 

The Right Target Market

  • Our professional SEO company, SEO Buzz, is dedicated to to boost our rankings on the internet and to helping us forge strategies and build partnerships that extend our exposure to the right customers.
  • We have a strong and dedicated mailing list of more than 15,000+ subscribers who are eager to know about new cruising catamaran listings. 
  • We are very active on social media like Facebook, Linkedin, and Instagram. We publish articles and advertise regularly in some of the major sailing publications like Cruising Outpost, Cruising Compass, Multihull Sailor, and Multihull Quarterly.
  • We attend all the major sailboat shows in the U.S. such as Miami, Annapolis, Chicago, Oakland, and more as well as the occasional international boat show, especially Frances’ La Grande Motte. Check our Catamaran Seminars & Events page for more info.  
  • Catamaran Guru Is 100% dedicated to catamarans and multihulls so lots of people interested in catamarans visit our website regularly.

When you advertise your boat with us, you get exposure to all those marketing channels! All of the marketing efforts and partnering above assure that thousands of qualified visitors come to our website every day. These visitors are interested in everything to do with catamarans and in particular cruising catamarans.




*Disclaimer: The “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) Listings are published purely as an additional service to the Catamaran Guru readership. Catamaran Guru does not act as the broker in these transactions. Catamaran Guru is not repsonsible for the accuracy of the listings and have no control over responsiveness or lack thereof from the boat owners.

How To Advertise Your Catamaran For Sale On Catamaran Guru

Catamarans For Sale By Owner Advertising Rates

  • 3-Month Ad Duration: $90
  • 6-Month Ad Duration: $160

Click to see tips on purchase and sale agreements, bill of sale, etc. follow this link.

Complete The Form Below And Submit Payment

Submitting Ad Info & Payment

To advertise your catamaran for sale on the Catamaran Guru website, complete the form below. Submitting the form with payment via PayPal  will start the process. If you do NOT use PayPal, the only other form of payment accepted is a check mailed to our Hollywood, FL address in the footer of this website.

Following submission of the form, you will receive a confirmation email so you can verify the information submitted.  Please check the ad carefully as now is the time to catch errors. To offer this low-rate advertising, we can only allow one round of revisions so make your first submission count. NOTE: We only communicate about FSBO ads in email so please check spam if you do not receive your confirmation email within a few minutes. 

Submitting Images

Your confirmation email will also request that you provide images. While you are waiting on your email from us, check out the FAQ’s so you can prepare your pictures for submitting.

Once we receive your images, we put your listing on our FSBO Catamaran Ads usually within a business day, sometimes 2. We will let you know when your listing goes live. Let us know if you have questions! Click here to jump to the form to write your for sale by owner ad for your boat.

How To Price Your Catamaran For A Quick Sale

To ensure a quick sale, your catamaran should be priced right for its condition and for its demand in the market. You want to be in the ballpark with other similar catamarans in your size range and condition. But how do you know the approximate price range of recently sold catamarans and catamarans currently on the market? We can help you! We have special access to information on all the catamarans sales sold in world. Using this, we can create a market analysis just for you. Request a FREE Market Analysis Report (free with the purchase of an ad) of similar catamarans currently listed or sold in the last 12 months.

Include the following information and use the subject “Market Analysis”:

  1. Manufacturer of the catamaran, e.g., Lagoon
  2. Manufacturer Model, e.g., 450F
  3. Model Year, e.g., 2010
  4. Boat Size, e.g., 45ft
  5. Number of cabins & heads, e.g., 4 cabins / 4 heads

Check out this Guide To Buying A Catamaran for tips and guidelines on Surveyors, Documentation Agents, Financing, Coast Guard Registration, Insurance, Name Search, and more!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Advertise Your Boat with Us!


Not all sellers use a broker, but it is very beneficial for buyers to utilize the knowledge and negotiation expertise of a broker. There are many facets involved in purchasing a yacht, for example; depending on where the boat is registered, there can be obstacles in documentation, surveys and more. Additionally, using a broker is not an extra expense as it should be worked into the price of the boat.