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Terminus 09-15-2021 10:17 PM

Boat Haulers - who's reliable?
 
I know this has probably been discussed many times but who has had good luck with who when it comes to moving boats? Need to bring a 23' from California to Connecticut. Uship has produced good responses but I've heard good and bad on them. Any help would be great! Thx

OFFSHOREJOJO 09-16-2021 06:17 AM

U ship just get a back ground check on bid you accept on person or company good luck!

Scorpion851 09-16-2021 10:01 AM

JC Marine Salvage in the Boston area; I don't know if he will go to CA but he moves a lot of boats in the New England area.

F-2 Speedy 09-16-2021 10:05 AM

Jeff is based out of Cali but has other trucks that run up and down the east coast

https://outlawboattransport.com/

fossil fuel 09-17-2021 02:03 PM

i second jeff

shunter2005 09-17-2021 03:14 PM

If you go Uship, do your homework on the shippers, before you commit. Reviews are good to do that. Use only an established shipper, no new guys. Also, make sure any transporter you use has a DOT # and at least $1mil in insurance coverage. If they are good they will send you a copy of both so you know. Don't go the basement price guy, feel them out and go with what you think is best.
One other thing, look for someone who is dropping off somewhere close to you and wants a haul back to the east. Many times, they will give you a discount just so they don't have to deadhead back.

fossil fuel 09-18-2021 10:22 AM

The million dollar insurance does not necessarily include cargo coverage. most of the time it does not.

Tractionless 09-20-2021 01:03 PM

Call Rich, forget his company name. Hauled a 32' for me on my trailer when purchasing and I was very happy. GPS tracking, will fix issues on the way and only charge for parts, stayed on schedule. 217-720-2558

PA.WOODCHUCK 09-20-2021 02:56 PM

Located in NJ/NY area and have used frank several times. Goes all over the US.

Home - Frank Mole Transport

blownhammer2000 10-02-2021 07:41 AM

I used quality drive away when i bought my nordic back in 2010, shipped from Havasu to Pa, driver called when he picked up the boat, then checked in morning and evening to let me know where he was and his projected destination for that day, i felt like he really cared about my property, took him out for a steak dinner when he arrived, if they are still that good I'd highly recommend them


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