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38 Gordon Drive
Rockland, Maine 04841

207-594-5515

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Terms & Conditions

SMC Boat brokerage Information

SMC Boat Buyer Info

SMC boats are time proven, well built, fairly priced, and always in demand; and reliably hold their value as used boats.

Used boats are listed by SMC for sale at their original selling prices, and prospective buyers are encouraged to make offers. Our sellers decide what prices they will accept.

Each used SMC boat in our yard is inspected prior to sale and presented in good sailing condition.

 

Required Boat Sale Paperwork

Documents created by SMC

  • bill of sale - boat
  • bill of sale - trailer
  • authorization to release - boat & trailer                                                                                                               

Documents delivered by the Seller

  • certificate of origin; or title - boat
  • certificate of origin; or title - trailer
  • proof of sales tax payment; or expired state registration - boat
  • proof of sales tax payment; or expired state registration - trailer                                                                          

 

The SMC check for proceeds from the sale will be mailed from escrow to the Seller after all sales documents are delivered to the Buyer, and written confirmation of acceptance by local authorities for titling and registration is received by SMC from the Buyer.

Stuart Marine Corp. offers the details of these boats in good faith, but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel.

A buyer should instruct his agents or his surveyors or his legal counsel to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated.

These vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.  

 

SMC Boat Seller info

Please find below the "Stuart Marine Corp. Terms for Boat Brokerage and Sales" for your review and careful consideration.

After deciding to work with SMC for the sale of your boat, please send boat and personal information to include:

  • builder, model and year
  • specifications (if other than Rhodes 19 or Mariner sailboat)
  • hull and/or sail numbers
  • equipment options & inventory
  • boat pictures (very important)
  • asking price
  • your contact information

 

If you would like to sell the boat from your yard, also include or contact us with a MC/Visa number & expiration date.

If you wish to sell the boat from our yard, please confirm your anticipated pick-up or delivery date to SMC.

 

Stuart Marine Corp. (SMC) Terms for Boat Brokerage and Sale

When a Boat is Sold from the SMC Yard

  • SMC will earn a 20% sales commission based on the selling price of the boat.
  • The commission is paid from funds collected from the sale.
  • The commission is earned upon the satisfactory completion of the sale.
  • SMC will contact and work directly with prospective buyers.
  • Upon receipt of an offer from a prospective buyer, SMC will ask the seller to accept, reject or counter the offer.  The seller will determine the selling price of the boat.
  • Boat listing with SMC is non-exclusive, and may be cancelled at anytime.
  • The seller’s boat must be presented for sale in good sailing condition.
  • SMC built boats may be re-warranted for one year when sold from the SMC yard for their original selling price.
  • When a boat is sold from the SMC yard, "uncharged services" may include a yard survey; boat cleaning; summer storage, covering & display; and sales documentation.
  • "Charged services" are due at the time of sale, and may include boat transportation; original equipment replacement; detailing; and the repairs of the sails, motor, and trailer. 
  • When a boat is to be removed from the SMC yard prior to sale by SMC, all services (including storage, covering & display) are due and payable immediately.

When a Boat is Sold from the Owner’s Yard

  • SMC will earn a 10% sales commission based on the listing price of the boat or $500; the maximum of either.
  • The commission is pre-qualified at the time of listing with a credit card number & expiration date.
  • The commission is earned upon the satisfactory completion of the sale.
  • SMC will send prospect buyers’ information to the seller, and the seller will contact and work directly with prospective buyers.
  • Boat listing with SMC is non-exclusive, and may be cancelled at anytime.

 

All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.