Originally Posted by blt2ski
With out looking back on pg 1, IIRC the OP's boat was put in the water in NCarolina, shown initially in Fl, so it had to get from NC to FL, probably ALL motored........
Maybe an interesting point for any that haven't paid to have their boat delivered. You might think that when delivering a sailboat, they would be inclined to sail. Nope. If the delivery crew can motor (ie enough access to fuel), they will. Maybe motor-sail at best. Unless, of course, you pay them by the day with no limit.
I've always paid a fixed delivery price for the number of days it should take, with a reduced rate add-on for any weather/mechanical downtime. Motor on and you pay for the fuel too.