is the leading online marketplace for buying or selling a boat. Owned by Dominion Marine Media, a division of Dominion Enterprises, merged with the European portal, in June 2011, making it the largest website of its kind with over 500,000 boats for sale in 171 countries – representing a total value of over €135 billion. is the definitive information resource for boat owners and the boating industry, providing an engaging community for anyone buying, selling, maintaining boats, or simply just enjoy boating. The website provides consumer access to information, boat listings and financial and insurance products, as well as marketing and Web services to boat builders, dealers, brokers and service companies throughout the global recreational marine industry, making it the European market leader for classified marine advertising.
Portchester, GB
Size (employees)
37 (est)
Boats was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Portchester, GB
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Boats Office Locations

Boats has an office in Portchester
Portchester, GB (HQ)
Cams Hill
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Boats Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$32 m


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Boats Financials

Boats's revenue was reported to be £46.99 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

47 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

3.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

211.7 k

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

826.5 k

EBIT (FY, 2017)

394.9 k

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

342 k
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


6.1 m38.7 m47 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

4.9 m36 m43.9 m

Gross profit

1.2 m2.8 m3.1 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


281.2 k877.8 k342 k

Accounts Receivable

3.1 m6.2 m9.6 m


5.5 m5.5 m7.8 m

Current Assets

9 m12.9 m18.2 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

811.4 k148.5 k211.7 k

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.8 m)(624.1 k)(1.1 m)

Dividends Paid

27.7 k189.5 k285 k

Cash From Financing Activities

4.3 m1.8 m1.4 m
GBPY, 2017


1.2 m


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

30.1 x
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Boats Online and Social Media Presence

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