“Always Buying, Consigning and Selling Queensland’s Best Used Boats Since 1964”

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John Crawford Marine has been successfully selling boats on consignment since 1964. Our reputation and experience in handling boat sales via our professional consignment service are second to none.

For honesty and integrity in dealing with late model, second-hand trailer boats, our proven and established method of marketing your boat maximises your financial return and eliminates the hassles, risks and uncertainty of trying to sell privately. We continue to lead the industry in our enviable marketing and advertising, description and the depth of 55 plus years selling quality used trailer boats - no gimmicks, no tricks.


  • Your boat is marketed under the "umbrella" of John Crawford Marine's recognised and industry-leading reputation in the sale of quality, late-model used trailer boats.
  • We nurture a focussed approach marketing the sale of Used Trailer boats, not upselling your boat to a "new" package where margins are higher.
  • We offer you the reassurance of using the Boating Industry Consignment and Sale Agreement paperwork for your protection - beware of boatyards that do not use Industry paperwork as you may leave yourself exposed.
  • Your receive insight into valuations based on our sales experience, current market conditions supported by our industry sales of used trailer boat database.
  • An established and successful method of proactive marketing which may include internet coverage via webpages/Facebook/YouTube/Instagram, radio, boat shows, and print media.
  • Pre-sale mechanical reports completed to ensure your boat is sold compliant, roadworthy and mechanically sound and you have the support of our workshop for completing minor repairs and the RWC that may be required prior to sale.
  • A professional pre-sale detailing service to ensure your boat is presented in its best possible condition to maximise buyers first impressions!
  • We offer competitive finance and insurance packages to prospective purchasers.

What we require:

  • Registration papers
  • Drivers Licence
  • Any books/manuals/spare key/spare wheel or supporting service documents

Please note: Sterndrive powered boats older than 10 years are no longer sold through John Crawford Marine. 

Make selling your late model trailer boat simple and hassle free.

John Crawford Marine as we are "Always Buying, Consigning and Selling Queensland's Best Used Boats"!

For more information simply call the sales team on (07) 3890 2322 or complete the enquiry form below.