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12000 lbs is no big deal... really. You want to know how much a bale of hay weighs... or a mature bull!! Nah, he could pull that himself with a 350. My only question is whether he would fall under any guidelinges or rules since he is not commercial. Worth checking out. I think he could avoid all the weigh stations, etc. Biggest problem will probably be Florida, to be honest. They don't care there... they pull over everyone (I got pulled over once by the inspection patrol!!) Florida has some goofy laws.
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uShip Shipping Price Estimator

A good resource for estimating boat transport costs. I did not catch the length - but based on 40ft, it shows a range of $1,500 to $5,276 and an average of $3,152 for similar boat distance shipments. Disclaimer: I work for uShip.

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Another approach would be to hire someone to sail/motor it to Minnesota assuming you are keeping it somewhere that is accessible from Lake Superior. Don't know if that would be more expensive or less expensive.
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Considering that we haven't heard from the OP in this thread in almost two months, it is likely that he either didn't get the boat or has already figured out a way to transport it.
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good point! newby mistake.
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