BRUNSWICK, Maine – Thirty days after the launch of BoatsForBoaters – a web site designed by and for boaters – the site features listings valued at well over $2.5 million, founder Spike Haible reported in a recent statement.
The company said that while it’s still in its early stages, the listings indicate that the marketplace ready for a site that connects buyers with sellers and support Boats for Boaters’ recent research findings.
“We conducted extensive online focus groups to understand what boating enthusiasts wanted and to learn what we needed to do in order to create a true online boating community,” said Spike Haible, president and crew chief.
While BoatsForBoaters is primarily a connection point for buyers and sellers of power- and sailboats, it expects to soon evolve to become “a true community resource for people who love the boating lifestyle.”
“Right now users can read articles about boating and link to incredible resources like weather and tide reports,” said Haible “Our ultimate vision is to have site that is the pre-eminent web destination/community for all boaters.”
People interested in listing their boats for sale can do so for $12.95 for 30 days. Boatsforboaters.com is an internet-only company based in Brunswick, Maine. Spike Haible said he started boatsforboaters.com in 2006 because he got tired of messy boating sites that talked “at” and not “to” him.
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