If you're thinking about selling your boat, you're in great hands with Shelby Yachts! With Derek's extensive background in the digital marketing world, we can help you sell your boat quickly for the best price. Contact us today for a full Brokerage Marketing Plan.

Here are a few more reasons you should work with Shelby Yachts to sell your boat. 

The Cruising Yachts AdvantaGE

Through his affiliation with Cruising Yachts, Derek has access to waterfront offices statewide, including San Diego, Newport Beach, Marina del Rey, and Alameda, exposing your boat to more prospective buyers than any other dealer or broker.

Internet Advertising 

Industry statistics show that over 90% of all yacht buyers start their search on the internet. For this reason, we focus on internet marketing and advertising to sell your yacht. Through consistent and aggressive marketing strategies using Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and following Google’s best practices, we're able to attract thousands of boat buyers.

Exposure on Key Websites

 Your yacht will be featured on several top industry websites, including It will also appear on, which averages over 5200 unique visitors a month and is one of the highest-ranked sites on the Internet of any yacht dealer or broker in California. Your yacht will also be featured front-and-center on our websites home page, where visitors will be directed to photos, videos, and other information about your yacht.

Your Yacht Featured on Social media

When you list with Shelby Yachts, your yacht will be featured in more social media than with any other broker, including our Facebook page and Instagram feed as well as our blog. This allows us to promote listings to a broader audience and reach boaters online where they are already spending most of their time.

Email Marketing

Utilizing our growing database of yachting enthusiasts, our digital marketing team promotes listings through a monthly newsletter as well as targeted emails. Sign up for our email newsletter here.

Most importantly, we care

Derek got into the yacht sales world to sell his own yacht, so we understand what’s important to you, before, during and after the closing of your boat. Derek will treat your boat like his own, and negotiate the best possible price. You’ll be updated with frequent communications and reports on all showings and the progress of all offers, so you’ll never be left to wonder “how things are going.”

But this is just the beginning. Contact us today for a complete, detailed Brokerage Marketing Plan, as well as an analysis on what your boat can sell for in today’s market.