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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. Geographically specific forums?

    SailNet FAQ
    Hi there, New to sailnet and looking for forums specific to geographical areas. For example, I have a time-sensitive inquiry about companies for shipping a hull from Washington (US) to Vancouver (Canada). Otherwise, lots of great information here. I've been reading for some time and have...
  3. Shipping my new-to-me boat

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I recently purchased a Cal 31 from my father, who has owned it for over a decade, has bought a larger boat, and made me a truly awesome deal (I think!). I found the process of shipping my boat from Lake Erie (Meinke Marina in Curtis, OH, between Toledo and Sandusky) to Yorktown, Virginia, to be...
  4. Boat Shipping Recommendation? Seattle to SF.

    Pacific Northwest & Alaska
    Hey All! We're planning to ship our 32' Aloha from Seattle to San Francisco this summer. Do you have a recommendation on a good shipper? ...or suggestions as to whom we should avoid? We thought about sailing her down with a hired captain, but decided against it due to time constraints, the...
  5. 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...
  6. Shipping a Wooden boat

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am shipping a wooden sail boat from San Diego to Annapolis. Does anyone have experience shipping a wooden boat? Can anyone recommend a reputable shipping company for this move?