Boat Swap Frequently Asked Questions
The Swap is Bigger & Better!
Spring house cleaning has begun! Clear out your garage and bring in your used kayak and raft gear to sell at the annual boat swap at Alpenglow Saturday, May 6th. The Idaho Whitewater Association swap got blown out, so Alpenglow is offering a second chance swap to buy and sell your used gear!
Paperwork can be picked up and filled out now! Official check in begins at 8am Saturday May 6th. Alpenglow will have staff and volunteers on hand to help you price the equipment to maximize your returns.
When registering, you will have the choice of getting paid with a check for your wares, or Alpenglow Store credit.
A 15% commission which will be donated to various causes; such as funding for local river parks, or Team River Runner, A local paddling club for wounded warriors and theirs families for sellers opting for a check.
Otherwise, store credit will be issued. There is NO commission on store credit allowing you to buy new equipment inside the store during our sale that runs through Sunday, May 14th.
All un-sold product must be picked up before 5pm May 6th., or it will be donated.
Sellers are encouraged to bring in all of their used paddling toys such as kayaks, rafts, canoes, inflatables, frames, oars, paddles, coolers, helmets, PFD's, drytops and all the other paddling gear to Alpenglow starting at 8am for check in.
Checks for Sellers can be picked up May 19th at Alpenglow. Checks will not be mailed.
Buying begins at 9am and goes until 4pm. Volunteers will be on hand to provide advice and make sure you get the proper equipment. What is there to say? Support the local causes, get a friend in to the sport, get something for your family. It's all good.
A 3% administrative fee will be added to the total for all credit and debit card purchases of used product.