SailNet Community - View Single Post - Boat Delivery
Thread: Boat Delivery
View Single Post
post #7 of Old 08-10-2010 Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 40
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
I am willing to go through the hassel and expense of getting this boat to Chicago because it is rare to find one on the market. Current shipping estimates show that I should be able to purchase it and transport it to Chicago for a lot less than the least expensive one that is currently on the market. This is one of three that are currently on the market.

I also have a facility near the Illinois - Wisconsin border that provides everything I need to do the refit. It is less than a 90 minute drive, has heat and A/C, and a mobile gantry crane will easily fit over the boat when on jack stands. I will probably need to yank the motor and give it a re-build(oh joy!).

I am also extremely handy and have an extensive construction background. Doing the re-fit myself will not only be more satisfying, but it will allow me to make changes and modifications that I really want. I did a complete refit on my last boat and was extremely pleased with the results. I ended selling that boat for what I had into it, minus labor, so it worked out for me. Hopefully I will have the same results with this boat.

Thanks for all the advice.
TimofBlindSquirrel is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome