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Old 04-27-2010, 08:00 AM
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Im considering a 24ft CC in Tampa Florida and i live in CT. what is the best/cheapest way to get the boat up here?
i was considering either shipping it or trying to rent a truck for a one way trip and trailering it up.

aybody kno what it would cost to ship? or who i would call
Old 04-27-2010, 08:03 AM
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Is the boat on a trailer now or would you be buying one? Is your time frame flexible? (uShip.com) Would you be flying down to see the boat prior to purchase?
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I just bought a boat in Fort Lauderdale and had it shipped on its trailer to Cape Cod. Email this guy he is great. He had my boat here a day ahead of schedule. Make sure the trailer tires berings etc are in new condition. I (he) had a flat on the trailer and the tires looked new. Uship for me was a hassle in knowing whether the company was good or not. This guys name came to me from this website, he isnt on uship. I would use him again in a second. John Settle is his name. js@cycleprousa.com email him he will call you. good luck
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Originally Posted by bamaboy473 View Post
Is the boat on a trailer now or would you be buying one? Is your time frame flexible? (uShip.com) Would you be flying down to see the boat prior to purchase?

i will be flying down to see the boat this weekend. The boat IS currently on a trailer.
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thanks Ocean4. i gave him an email and left my number.
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Highly recommend these guys. Interstate Haulers/Dotan Transport.

I was very impressed. Very professional and delivered as promised. Was even earlier than expected.

No one down this way will rent a truck to tow with. The only ones I found, would only rent to a company (commercial) and the rates were astronomical. 300+ a day for the truck alone. Too much liability in it I guess.

Good luck.

http://interstatehaulers.com/

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