Craigslist starts charging for boat listings by Brian Blum in Marketplace 20 Jan 2017 As with cars, dealers in the U.S. must now pay $5 per boat to list on the popular classified site. The result: less ads, better ROI for dealers.This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share CraigslistJim JabaayLotVantage Brian Blum Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.