So any more on exploiting loopholes in this horrendous red tape
that takes up so much time? In my readings of these threads I have seen a few people mention they had purchased a boat and were off a couple of days later. When asked how I got no answer.
My girlfriend Nikki has relatives all over the US. Would it be legal
for us to get a US relative to purchase
the boat so it can fly the US flag. Then we proceed to do the trip with the boat in their name? Months of red tape
gone in an instant? As far as I can tell the major prob is that an Aussie can not own a US flagged boat, and a boat MUST fly a flag or it will encounter difficulties in international ports
. Prob being it takes up to 3 months to get the boat flying an AU flag.
We could then draw up a bill of sale
showing we purchased the boat off the relative once it got here? Where could this go wrong?