your vessel pre paired is vital to a successful move.
Providing accurate information is critical! when relocating
measurements of your boat
OAL=Over all Length
OAW=Over all Width
OAH=Over all Height
Make sure the carrier you have chosen has the proper credentials.
insurance: you are mainly looking for
cargo insurance NOT liability every vehicle has to have liability only
commercial motor vehicles has cargo.
Choosing the right marina to pre pair your boat is pretty
easy some things you may wish to ask are.
Do they have a travel lift or fork lift?
Can they shrink rap your boat for transport?
Do they have service bay for disassembly or reassembly of radar arch,
fly bridge whatever type extra work needed for prepping boat.
Securing items on your boat as if you where about to sail
into the worst weather ever.
Hatches latched and even taped closed.
Cabin doors need to be secured the same way as above.
Canvas tops, seat cushions need to be removed and stowed below during
your boat transport.
Having your boat transported with a trailer?
When transporting your boat with your
trailer on ours be sure your the bunks are properly adjusted and not
rotted. the last thing you want is a trailer bunk to break with a thousand
Boat windshields an wind screens
These items should be removed. We cannot be responsible
for wind damage during your boat transport. Boats are built to go forward
if the boat is loaded backwards for transport the wind can blow out
windshields and wind screens.
SailBoat Transport requires
a little deferent preparation.
Transporting sail boats with cradles is costly
if the sail boat is going overseas then you have no choice but if you
can get the cradle built close to or at the port this can make the difference
between a escort car or not this saves you around $1.20 a mile in many
cases ask your boat transport specialist.
Pre pairing your mast for transport: the mast needs
to be rapped either in carpet, shrink rap or some type of packing rap
as you know mast are expensive to replace an easily damaged.