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  1. Shipping sailboat from MA to TX. need advice

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hello. I have been searching for a company to move my 1969 Cheoy Lee Newell Cadet from Manchester harbor Massachusetts to Galveston Texas. I have been quoted 4 different prices ranging from 2.25 a mile to more than 3.25 a mile. I was expecting closer to 1.25-1.75 a mile. She is 27' LOA 7.5'...
  2. Moving to Tampa

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have been looking at boats around St Joe, Mi but am wondering if I would be better off buying after I get to Tampa. I'm looking at 35'-40' with around 5' draft. Fell in love with a 1988 Morris 36 but didn't like the price.
  3. What do I need to be legal?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hello Everyone, I live in an apt in South Jersey, I have been looking for a 27-28 foot sailboat to live on for nearly a month now. I scan ads on all day looking for a decent affordable boat. I have found a good amount in the Barnegat Bay area that are pretty close by. However, after looking at...
  4. Advice for moving my sailboat from Texas to Virginia

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hello all, I'm moving my 36' sailboat from Houston Texas to Dahlgren Virginia in February, 2013. I've received several quotes via U-ship for 4,500-5,000. I have never had to ship a boat before so I'm looking for any advice before I dedicate to one of the bidders. Are there any hidden costs that...
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