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post #4 of Old 12-22-2003
Johnrb
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Anyone ship a yacht on a freighter?

I believe it also depends to a certain extent on the size of the boat. When visiting Montreal recently I met someone who had recently purchased an Etchells 22 (30 ft. LOA I believe) in England and had it shipped home. He mentioned he was lucky in that it just managed to fit in a shipping container (in its cradle) and the process was quite easy. If the boat is larger, then Jeff_Hs advice sounds good.
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