Buying a Boat

Our team of Brokers are available to take your call
or answer your emails from 9am – 5.30pm seven days a week. (Sundays 10am – 4pm). With offices located in Southampton, Hampshire & Northern Ireland, don't hesitate to get in touch.

We are members of the Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA), British Marine, and the Boat Retailers and Brokers Association (BRBA) so you can be assured that we operate to the very highest industry standards.

Our Brokers are all ABYA qualified with many years of experience and can help advise and guide you through the Why Boats process of buying or selling a boat. We can show you why we are different.

Our job is to match your requirements with the right boat for you and make every effort to be mindful of your budget of course. We offer a comprehensive and complete service to our customers. We can also offer you invaluable advice on:

  • Surveys
  • Insurance
  • VAT
  • Storage and boatyard services
  • Warranty options


Read what our customers are saying about us.


How to buy a boat

Full details on the process of buying a boat with us.

How to buy a boat

Surveyors list

A list of our recommended surveyors, separated by location


Marine Insurance


Why Why Boats?

"I’m pleased to confirm that Seamoon, ourSadler 32 that you were kindly marketing, sold successfully this afternoon… thank you for your help and advice in recent months, especially the bleaker months of endless rain when we viewing seemed unlikely. I’ll gladly be an advocate foryour service."

Tim Last – Seller Sadler 32


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Did you know you could add up to 5 Boats to your Pontoon?

When viewing a Boat you like, simply click on the "Add to My Pontoon" button, and it'll be saved here so you can access it later.