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Rhode Island Boat Builders - Rhode Island produces a wide variety of boats, from dinghies and skiffs to million-dollar custom yachts and America's Cup Racers. Rhode Island boat builders combine a rich traditional heritage with cutting-edge technology. 
RBBI.com Recreational Boat Building Industry The largest powerboat builder index on the web.  Plus many other resources!
Find a Used Boat
Best BoatBuys claims to be New England's Largest collection of used boats for sale.  Available on line or in print covers MA, CT, NH, ME, RI 
Boat Trader Online has national and international listings for over 100,000 boats.  This is a great place to quickly find photos and comparative information when you find a boat that you might be interested in.
Classified Ads from On The Water   mostly power - fishing machines located throughout New England many on Cape Cod
Marine Source boats for sale database 10,000+ searchable listings 
Resources for Buyers
NADA used boat price guide  - What is a fair price? Listings include power and sail.  Many factors affect the value of a boat and a professional surveyor may be the best way to get an accurate value, but NADA provides a starting point.
BUCValue   What's that boat really worth? The BUC Used Boat Price Guides contain statistically authenticated current market values for: 

•OUTBOARDS           •INBOARDS 
•SAILBOATS             •POWERBOATS 
•OUTDRIVES            •OUTBOARD MOTORS 
•TRAILERS               •CUSTOM BOATS 

BUCValu Consumer is a free service for current or prospective boat owners who want to learn the market value of one particular boat. A subscription version is available to boating professionals.
Inspecting a Used Sailboat by Sailquest a non-commercial website by an experienced sailor / writer.
Boat US Professionally written reviews of 20 power boats and 40 sail boats by Naval Architect & Marine Surveyor Jack Horner 
USBoating Searchable boat reviews posted by owners, best searched by Manufacturer and length unless you know specifically what you are looking for.
Brokerage Listings
3A Marine Service Hingham, MA
Allen Harbor Marine Harwich Port, MA
Arey's Pond Boat Yard So.Orleans, MA
Baysails Marine Wellfleet, MA
BLM Yacht Sales Fall River, MA
Bayside Marine Duxbury, MA
Brewer Yacht Sales Various
Cannell, Payne & Page Camden ME
Cape Cod Marine Bourne, MA
Cataumet Boats Bourne & Chatam, MA
Cedar Island Marina Clinton, CT
Don's Marine Tiverton, RI
Ellis Boat Company Southwest Harbor, ME
G & S Marine Buzzards Bay, MA
Gary Voller's Yacht Sales Green Harbor, MA
Inflatable Xperts Various
Johnson's Boat Yard North Kingstown, RI
Mattapoisett Boat Yard Mattapoisett, MA
Port Edgewood Marina Cranston, RI
RhodeIslandBoats.com part of the iboats network
Ritts Marine Westbrook, CT
River's Edge Marine Barrington, RI
Russo Marine Quncy & Medford, MA
Silver Spring Marine Wakefield, RI
South Shore Dry Dock Marshfield & Westport, MA
Swan Newport Brokerage Newport, RI
Twin City Marine Central Falls & Barrington RI,  Green Harbor, MA
URI Foundation North Kingston, RI
Yacht Listings Cotuit, MA 
 

 

 

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