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Old 09-12-2011, 04:16   #16
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Re: Shipping from Asia to US West Coast ?

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There is also the $5K customs charges and the California use charge of $18+K. So that's $50K after the cost of boat. Worth it to me. Maybe not for most.
Have you thought about getting a cruising permit. need to be out of the country for 15 days a year. no fees, just register as a cruiser
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:26   #17
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Here is the great circle route from Subic to Costa Rica ... 7700nm
However the delivery route usually goes much further north. North of 40. To get the favorable winds. Even for Central America.

The main negative is the cold weather.
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