Now that the economy seems to be improving a tad, many of you are out looking for a cool boat to fill that hole in your barn. The One in your head, well that’s another story.. For those of you that are still trying to buy or sell a classic boat by sending out “snap shots” in snail mail. You may want to sit down before you read this. The good folks at Antique Boat America (LINK HERE TO READ MORE) have launched the latest tool in there digital arsenal to help folks find there true love. Now.. To help here, I will publish the yet unreleased release. BUT my 2 cents. actually .99 cents. I have to say.. . And WOW.. WOWOWOWOW! shhh don’t tell the web designer of Antique Boat America’s web site this. But the App is better than the site. It makes navigation easy. It’s fast and well.. portable, clean, clutter free.. WOW.. Just think.. You can go see a boat 100 miles away and BAM while you are looking at the boat, find others that you may rather have or compare to. Right at your finger tips..
NOW.. Also think of this for a second.. You show up to Mr Snograsse’s house. It’s his treasured century whatever, just restored…in 1975.. He says it’s worth a gillion bucks. It was his as a kid.. yada yada. The problem, you love the boat, but its worth $500 – well BAM whip out the app, BUT then go the Hagerty Price Value web site and see the value range..( not an app ..YET!) And KAPOW you have a legit argument for your pricing. Both by a guide and for what things are going for.This APP and Price Value guide, are GAME Changers for the hobby. Congrats to the good folks at Antique Boat America for leading the way!
Here is the press release..
(Clayton, NY) – Today, Antique Boat America has announced that their newly developed Antique Boat Finder application has been approved by Apple and will be available for worldwide distribution in the App Store.
“The Antique Boat Finder application represents months of development and feedback from our customers”, states Peter Mellon, President of Antique Boat America. “This mobile wooden boat finder will allow anyone to navigate the Antique Boat America website seamlessly while away from their computer and access features not available on the website today”.
The wooden boat finder is the first application within the wooden boat community to be certified by Apple. Customers wishing to browse the world’s largest collection of Antique & Classic boats may now do so from the convenience of their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch device. New boats are added all the time, so check often to see new boats!