First the good news: If the survey
goes well and there are no other hiccups, I hope to close on the purchase
of a Lagoon
410 located on St Martin
on or about May 1.
Ultimately, I will be keeping the boat on the Mississippi gulf coast
. Because of weather
and work commitments, I must have the boat in Mississippi
no later than June 14. With an estimated 14 - 20 sailing days and a day or two stop along the way, this leaves me little time to complete the title transfer and USCG documentation
, which brings me to my two question.
1) If I have a filed but uncompleted expedited USCG documentation
application, can I land the boat in the US. I would assume that the bill of sale
2) If I have a filed but uncompleted expedited USCG documentation application, can I land in the Caymans for crew change / re-provisioning?
Once again, the most dangerous thing on a cruising boat is the calendar