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10-16-2013 02:28 AM
MDBoatBabe
Re: Hull Inspection

Most marina's with a travel-lift will do a shorthaul & powerwash for $8/ft. It's worth the couple extra bucks to look at the hull, inspect the thru-hulls, prop/shaft/zinc and have a thorough cleaning; more than what a diver can give you. It's more of the peace of mind of being able to personally put your eyes on the hull and see what's going on.

Calm winds and fair seas,
Marlene Plumley
owner, Anne Arundel Dive Services
08-01-2013 09:29 PM
TQA
Re: Hull Inspection

Canal boatyard offer a 1 hour haul in slings for $125

Might save you a nasty surpise.

What about drying it out against a wall or scrubbing post for a cheaper option. Looks like you have enough tidal range to do this.
08-01-2013 08:41 PM
CalebD
Re: Hull Inspection

I have seen a Tanzer 22' on a trailer. Easy enough to clean the bottom on a trailer, if you've got one.
08-01-2013 06:37 PM
aeventyr60
Re: Hull Inspection

Give Seaview boat yard a call and see what they charge for a one way haul and pressure wash.
08-01-2013 02:18 PM
chuck53
Re: Hull Inspection

Quote:
Originally Posted by wanderlustjoe View Post
miatapaul - that's the one I was looking at.

Thanks for all the advice. I called a # of different diving services and the cheapest I could find was $150. I don't know if this is just Pudget Sound pricing or if I'm calling the wrong people.

Thanks for the advice folks. I guess I'll keep trying to find someone cheaper to clean the hull.
I'm in a low rent district, but for $150, I could get a short haul for my 34 footer, and the yard owner would probably let me use his power washer to clean it. Then it's out of the water for a good inspection.
08-01-2013 01:15 PM
wanderlustjoe
Re: Hull Inspection

miatapaul - that's the one I was looking at.

Thanks for all the advice. I called a # of different diving services and the cheapest I could find was $150. I don't know if this is just Pudget Sound pricing or if I'm calling the wrong people.

Thanks for the advice folks. I guess I'll keep trying to find someone cheaper to clean the hull.
08-01-2013 11:05 AM
Fstbttms
Re: Hull Inspection

Quote:
Originally Posted by overbored View Post
hire the diver to clean the bottom and look it over at that time. should not cost more then $60 for a 22' boat
+1

A diver will be able to tell you little of value without first cleaning the hull. Hull cleaning rates vary widely region to region, but unless the bottom is extremely foul, $150 sounds a little steep, even including the video service.
08-01-2013 07:08 AM
boatpoker
Re: Hull Inspection

The bottom is the part that holds the rest of it up.
kind of important to take a look.
08-01-2013 01:24 AM
overbored
Re: Hull Inspection

hire the diver to clean the bottom and look it over at that time. should not cost more then $60 for a 22' boat
07-31-2013 10:33 PM
miatapaul
Re: Hull Inspection

Is it this one?

1974 Tanzer 22' Sailboat

If so offer a grand and take your chances, if the sails and rigging are good.
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