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post #5 of Old 08-20-2010
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Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
Before you leave the country in which you bought the boat you must have the boat registered as an Australian ship. There is no way around this, unless you have duel citizen ship with the country where you got it. If you don’t the boat may be arrested at the first foreign port of call. Registration will set you back $799.
..and takes a few weeks and a few Stat Decs to complete.. and you'll have to mark the boat with a few details and select a Home Port.. and, if you're REALLY unlucky, you might have to pick a different name to the one she has or that you really want.

See here for the list of names already in use. I see "Goodonya" is already in use.

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