SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 24, 2023 – Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest boating advocacy, services, and safety group, recently added an exclusive online boat buying and selling hub to its association membership benefits. With more than 800,000 dues-paying members, the annual BoatUS membership now includes access to “BoatUS Boats for Sale,” powered by Boatline, a Trader Interactive brand.
As part of the partnership between BoatUS and Boatline, BoatUS members are offered a complimentary Enhanced boat sale listing within the online boat buying and selling website, Boatline.com, containing tens of thousands of listings, good for 90-days and saving members the $19.95 fee. Members are also able to add photos and video to help close the sale.
“Buying and selling a boat are very important moments in a boat owner’s life,” said BoatUS Vice President Heather Lougheed. “BoatUS Boats for Sale is a great member benefit to make this task easier and save some money.”
“We are thrilled to partner with BoatUS to offer this exclusive benefit to their members,” added Lori Stacy, Chief Executive Officer of Trader Interactive, parent company of Boatline. “Our mission is to connect buyers and sellers with a seamless marketplace experience, so that boat buyers can get out on the water sooner and boat sellers can turn a quick profit. Teaming up with BoatUS enables us to do that for its members, and we’re excited to be working with the industry’s leading boat owners association.”
To become a member of BoatUS for only $25 annually and enjoy benefits such as BoatUS Boats for Sale, a subscription to BoatUS Magazine, complimentary DSC-VHF radio registration, discounts on marina fuel, transient slips, repairs and more, go to BoatUS.com/Membership.
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About Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS):
Celebrating more than 55 years, BoatUS is the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group with more than 800,000 dues-paying members. BoatUS is the boat owners’ voice on Capitol Hill, fighting for their rights. The TowBoatUS® fleet is available 24/7 to assist our members on the water when boats break down or run aground with some 600 vessels and 300-plus locations across North America, bringing our members safely back to the launch ramp, marina or dock. On the road, we are The Boat Owners Auto Club™, helping ensure roadside trailer and tow vehicle breakdowns won’t slow you down. BoatUS offers GEICO boat insurance policies that give boat owners affordable, specialized coverage and the superior service they need. Award-winning BoatUS Magazine is the largest circulation recreational marine publication in the U.S. with engaging content that speaks to the passion for boat ownership, while our 501(c)(3) nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers the nation’s only free online boating safety course and many other programs that keep boaters safe and our waters clean. Visit BoatUS.com.
Boatline is a next-generation marketplace powered by Trader Interactive, an industry leader in premier online recreation and commercial vehicle marketplace sites. On Boatline, buyers can expect a high-quality shopping experience, browsing by category, price range, boat dealers, and location on the fastest-loading marketplace in the marine industry. Through the Boatline blog, buyers have access to regularly updated content around the boating lifestyle, tips for buying and selling, and maintenance help. For more information, visit Boatline.com
About Trader Interactive:
Trader Interactive is the parent company of leading online marketplaces in the lifestyle vehicle and commercial equipment industries through a portfolio of brands that reach 17 million monthly visitors. Linked by a widely recognized family of “Trader” trademarks dating back several decades, the company’s brands include lifestyle vehicle marketplaces Cycle Trader, RV Trader, ATV Trader, PWC Trader, Snowmobile Trader, Boatline, Aero Trader, and Trade-A-Plane, as well as commercial vehicle and equipment marketplaces Commercial Truck Trader, Equipment Trader, NextTruck, Rock & Dirt, and Tradequip and is known as a trusted provider of retail market share data through its Statistical Surveys, Inc. brand. Among recent recognitions, Trader Interactive was coined one of the few unicorn companies in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine. For more information, visit TraderInteractive.com.