Membership FAQ’s

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Born in 2004, Rightboat.com has evolved into a global leading in the online classified marketplace for buying and selling boats. With an worldwide audience, highly regarded active buyer member database, we are listing boats from 1000’s of yacht brokers and private sellers around the world.
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Rightboat.com Ltd is a private independent business, we are not associated with any other online marine marketplace.
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Head office is located in Ringwood, Hampshire, UK with 3 remote offices based in the US, Monaco and Dubai. The business is run by a team of marine experts, highly skilled technical advisors and experienced marketing and development in-house specialists You can meet our team here.
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Rightboat has 1000’s of new listings every week, from 100’s of professional brokers around the world and private sellers. You will see full colour boat imagery, detailed specifications and be put in touch with the seller quickly and easily. You can set a boat alert so we tell you when your right boat hits the market, or has a price change.
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You can search 1000’s of listings every day with Rightboat.com. Once you find a boat that you are interested in, click ‘Get Details’. To download a full specification and find out seller’s details you need to sign up to register with Rightboat.com. Choose to just enquire on the boat, by leaving your name and email, or become a full member of My Rightboat. Either way, it’s FREE - there are no charges. Instantly you will receive full specification on screen download, a copy emailed to your inbox, and recorded in My Rightboat Enquiries.
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The seller will instantly receive an email with your contact details on. Please add a telephone number as this is a positive sign to the seller that you are a real buyer, and they should react quickly to your enquiry. Adding a message or question also helps the seller and will validate your enquiry. If you want to view the boat, add this to the message box too. A seller is 80% more likely to reply within 6 hours if you offer this information voluntarily in the first correspondence.
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Full membership to My Rightboat is FREE. By becoming a member it saves time and ensures you kept up to date on new listings/status changes, instantly connecting you with 1000’s of sellers around the world. You can save all your favourite boats in one place and set yourself a boat alert. You will gain access to great deals on insurance, finance and more as a member of Rightboat.com. You just need to log in to gain access.
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No, you can enquire on a boat by simplifying completing your name and email address each time you enquire on the ‘Get Details’ form. However, a seller will be notified if you are a member of Rightboat and this adds a positive message to the seller that you are a real boat buyer. Chances are that once you’ve used Rightboat, you’ll be back again, so why not save time and sign up straight away? It’s free and offers member benefits.
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A boat alert is an email we send to you when a new boat is listed that suits your preferences, or a boat status/price changes on a boat that you have enquired occurs. We automatically set an alert for each enquiry. You can adjust these setting and preferences in My Rightboat under preferences. Setting a boat alert means you can react quickly and be first in line to talk to the seller.
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Yes, by becoming a member of My Rightboat you automatically opt in to receive our weekly newsletter. You can switch of this setting in My Rightboat, under preferences.
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Yes, click here for more information.
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We work with 100’s of professional yacht brokers all over the world. We would like to believe that every seller, whether private of trade is honest and works to a code of practice, but before you part with any of your hard earned cash there are a number of important factors to consider and questions to be answered. If your seller can’t answer them or put you in touch with someone who can, or doesn’t have the required paperwork, this should ring alarm bells and you should seek further advice from a professional body. Keep up to date with our news and articles section, full of useful information on safeguarding your investment. Take a look at this article which may help you, or contact us for advice.
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Yes, In the UK we work with Promarine Finance. You’ll see a button that says ‘Finance Quote’ on any boat that is available to finance. By clicking this you will be able to get a fast quote from Promarine and they will be touch to discuss your individual requirements. Or log into your account for a free quote.
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Yes, in the UK with we work with Towergate Marine Insurance. You’ll see a button that says ‘Insurance Quote’ for any boat that is available to insure through them. By clicking this you will be sent an offer code to claim your insurance discount.