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Old 07-21-2005, 06:27 PM
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Is there any crazy border crap you have to do? I do temporary importations whenever my gear goes in but my brokers dont know much about vehicle sales. What do you know?
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:25 PM
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bought my boat in Canada back in 2002. No problems, just a sh!t load of traffic comin back into the US. Make sure your paperwork is in order and look in all the nooks and crannies for contraband. I heard a story of a guy who bought a boat in Canada couple years back, and was visited in the states by the dea. they got a tip, they knew he had no clue. but the boat was seized and tied up for months.
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You need to talk to Wette Vette on the board, he purchased his WPM from a guy in Canada.
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I just bought a boat in Canada. The boat was originally made in England, and originally sold in the US, so duties were paid by the first US owner. I had to use a broker because I was not available to be with the shipper. I used Norman Jensen, 810-982-8183. Laurie Boucher. She can give you the info you'll need.
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I just bought a boat in Canada. The boat was originally made in England, and originally sold in the US, so duties were paid by the first US owner. I had to use a broker because I was not available to be with the shipper. I used Norman Jensen, 810-982-8183. Laurie Boucher. She can give you the info you'll need.
Great, Ill give her a call tomorrow, Thanks All
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Hey KACHINA KEN when you learn how its done, post a new thread explaining it. Or on this thread.

I ask for this because I fear a possible buyer won't even chack on a Canadian owned boat because they are not properly informed.

Mine has been for sale all winter till now, and I have spoken with a few possible US buyers. They all ask me how to bring it across. I don't know myself.

So please let us know once you do. Thanx.
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I bought my Cigarette from Canada (Ontario). The sellertowed it over the boarder for me and I hooked up in Niagra Falls. He just told the customs guy that he was bringing it to the US for service.

When I got back to California I had to contact the coast gaurd and they had a customs for for me to complete. All I had to do is get a letter from CRT saying the boat was manufactured in the US (which they were nice enough to do for me) and I didn't have to pay any duty on it.
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I bought my Cigarette from Canada (Ontario). The sellertowed it over the boarder for me and I hooked up in Niagra Falls. He just told the customs guy that he was bringing it to the US for service.
Did the same thing except picked up in Detroit.

Just showed State of Oklahoma the Canadian transfered Canadian title and told them the boat was origional purchased in US and it was a done deal.

He!!, I still run an Ontario tag on the trailer.
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We delivered a used 16 Donzi to Canada this morning. Buyer met our driver at the border(Niagra Falls) No problems,everyone was nice and helpful.
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