Originally Posted by paul323
you'd normally organise the haulout - most yards have a special reduced hang-and-inspect rate. However, if you are uncertain many surveyors would help out - at a price.
BTW, I have had experience with a couple of Surveyors who are in the Bay Area. If you want their names, send me a pm. The guy I ended up using took an entire day to check my boat over; I certainly knew all the strengths - and problems - after that!
So I'd sail it over to a boatyard myself?
PM sent, would like to hear your surveyor experience.