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Old 28-01-2013, 19:14   #1
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Found a Bigger Boat at a Good Price ... Can't Move It

So i found this Santana 25 not the 525 but the old 25. I was reading the old 25 is a bit more rough weather worthy. Price tag was 800 with cradle. Problem is i have no idea how to move it !! Also i do not know how to find someone that would move it for me. To store it outdoors where i store my 16footer will cost me the same thing. I am having a dilema because i do not want to buy a bigger car ... or a trailer and i am not sure how to get this boat to the marina.
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Old 28-01-2013, 21:07   #2
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Any Marina ought to be able to help you find a transporter
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Old 28-01-2013, 21:16   #3
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Boats much larger get shipped all the time. Ask the google, anything can be done for a fee.
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So i found this Santana 25 not the 525 but the old 25. I was reading the old 25 is a bit more rough weather worthy. Price tag was 800 with cradle. Problem is i have no idea how to move it !! Also i do not know how to find someone that would move it for me. To store it outdoors where i store my 16footer will cost me the same thing. I am having a dilema because i do not want to buy a bigger car ... or a trailer and i am not sure how to get this boat to the marina.
Kind of hard to give insight when your profile is blank. What country? Region?
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Old 29-01-2013, 09:38   #5
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Kind of hard to give insight when your profile is blank. What country? Region?
Thats a good point, I sail on lake Ontario. Actually not even that adventuros yet, i sail in Hamilton Harbour. Nice and enclosed. Was looking at joining RHYC down here. Im contemplating the club fees still. Altho i dont think there is another option if i want a larger fixed keel boat.
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Old 29-01-2013, 11:00   #6
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Re: Found a Bigger Boat at a Good Price ... Can't Move It

Our local gas station owner has a trucking business and moves boats up to 8 tons for us quite often. Your little 25 footer and cradle could be moved with a boom truck and flatbed trailer very easily.
Good luck and keep searching for that mover.
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Old 29-01-2013, 11:43   #7
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I used Uship dot com it creates a bidding war and you get to review all the shippers feedback etc and u get to pick who moves it based on their exp and price and reviews etc. we moved a 31 from Md to Fl. Just used it ti get quotes for a stepdaughter moving and the moving companies wanted 900 where as we had quotes as low as 240.
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Old 29-01-2013, 11:52   #8
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Re: Found a Bigger Boat at a Good Price ... Can't Move It

Where is the santana and where does it need to go
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Old 29-01-2013, 11:56   #9
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Re: Found a Bigger Boat at a Good Price ... Can't Move It

The boat is located in Jarvis, ON my storage is located in Milton,ON ... this is only unti april. Then i need to move it down to a propper place.
I have looked into renting equipment (flatbed / truck) but the specifics of moving this without a crane are a bit difficult, more so then i would like to endup with a boat on the ground.
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