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Government auctions of boats and aircraft

Learn how you can buy boats, yachts, helicopters, and planes from government auctions of excess and seized property.

The following auction sites list boats, other vessels, aircraft, and other items for bid.

  • General Service Administration (GSA) auctions - boats and marine equipment, aircraft and aircraft parts, and other types of government-owned excess property. Auctions may include military equipment.
  • U.S. Treasury auctions - property forfeited by owners for tax evasion or other violations of Treasury law. Aircraft may be small planes, business jets, or helicopters. Boats include cabin cruisers, sailboats, and yachts. 
  • U.S. Marshals Service auctions - various items seized by Department of Justice agencies and other federal agencies. Auctions often feature luxury motor yachts.

LAST UPDATED: December 6, 2023


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