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Shipping a cruiser overseas

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Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by MikeN » Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:04 pm

I have a potential buyer for my pre-war 33' cruiser. Any ideas on how to ship to Greece?

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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by tkhersom » Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:16 am

I know it is done all the time, but I don't know the system for it.

I have an acquaintance who's CC Cruiser went from Maine to Milaysia.

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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by drrot » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:28 am

Call one of the big brokers and ask them.
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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by jfrprops » Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:21 am

Deck Cargo on a Jim says call a broker.

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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by quitchabitchin » Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:23 pm

Fill it with fuel and head East.
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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by DelightGleam » Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:44 am

You can certainly go as deck transport on a freighter, or you can use an outfit like Dockwise yacht transport. These guys make regular trips to major yachting service ports, and have a fleet of specialized float on float of ships that allow them to transport boats of practically any size. The good part about using them vs a freight carrier is that they are more careful about your boat than a general freight ship would be. They also have a ship that you can go on and accompany your boat if you like.

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Re: Shipping a cruiser overseas

Post by kiitos » Sat Oct 29, 2016 5:53 pm

If the beam is under 8' you can probably fit the boat in a 40' container. That Would be the safest and least expensive way to transport it. Dockwise would be very expensive. Deck cargo may require a steel cradle so they can weld the cradle to the deck.
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