“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 with our enviable reputation, quality marketing and researched advertising.  "Always buying, consigning and selling Qld's best used boats since 1964".


  • Our consignment service is offered to boats newer than 2013 and have a retail value in excess of $20,000.00
  • 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 leading onlibe Boatsales webpages/Social media, Radio, Boat shows, print media and the boat yard is open 6 days for the convenience of customer inspections.
  • Pre-sale mechanical reports are completed prior to listing to ensure your boat is sold compliant, roadworthy and mechanically sound and you have the support of our workshop for completing any minor repairs to ensure your boat meets our standards.
  • A professional pre-sale detailing service is available, ensuring your boat is presented in its best possible condition to maximise buyers first impressions!
  • We offer in-house competitive finance and insurance packages to prospective purchasers and accept trade-ins.

What we require:

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

Boat age conditions:

  • Sterndrive powered boats - must be newer than 10 years of age and supported by recent service history.
  • Trailer boats - newer than 15 years of age. 

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

John Crawford Marine - "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.