It was 2002 but maybe I still remember
He walked over from his office to the boat on the slip perhaps 80 metres.
Maybe the paperwork was $120 and maybe he charged some more but whatever, it wasn't a showstopper dollar wise. I was buying
the boat at time and the transfer couldnot becompleted until the HIN was sorted.
Everyone was being really helpful, presumably because I was the first person in a year showing some interest in a 30+ year old plywood
boat with rotting chainplates and a worn out petrol motor
In fact, they were tripping over each other in being helpful
, so maybe the price
was discounted. The HIN provider, the broker
and the chandelier(sp?) Worked out of the same building. The only outsider was the surveyor