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Getting the boat home

I am looking at a boat in MI but I live in AL. I thought I would fly up and rent a pickup to tow it back down, however, the companies I've spoken to so far don't allow towing. Short of having it shipped, is there any way to get it down? Can it be towed by a U-haul or something like that?
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U-Haul and Penske do allow towing with some of their rental trucks.

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How big a boat? Depending on height you may be able to hav eit loaded onto a moving van coming your way, you would only pay for space used. I had plans to move a R19 on a trailer this way...

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