Boat & Yacht Transport Services
Here at Ship It Quick, we facilitate watercraft transport of just about every kind. Some examples of the kind of water vessels we can transport both domestically and internationally include:
- Ships and yachts
- Jet skis
- Fishing boats
We provide transportation services for most types of watercraft, call us any day of the week to find out if we can help with your unique situation (Hint: We will probably say “Yes”).
Boat and yacht transport can be a more difficult process than transporting a car or a truck, seeing as there are far more different types of watercraft designs than land vehicles. However, it doesn’t have to be. Call one of our boat transport specialists for a rate quote, as well as a breakdown of how we can transport your unique watercraft.
How to Prepare a Boat for Transportation
When you are getting ready to transport a water vehicle, there are some important steps you need to take first before we can get to shipping. While we take care of the actual transportation, it is the customer’s duty to make sure everything is ready to go before taking off.
Once you’ve confirmed all of the plans for your transport with the carrier is when the real prepping begins. Be sure to remove all personal items and other detachable pieces of the boat before leaving, most importantly any materials that are deemed hazardous or flammable. Power down all electronic items or gas-powered appliances prior to your final sweep. And always make sure that your hatches and your latches are safe and secure!
If you are unsure of the required paperwork that you might need depending on the item(s) being transported, feel free to give us a call anytime and we can go over all of the details with you in an easy-to-understand, friendly manner.
Types of Vehicles We Transport
Why the Measurement of Your Boat Matters
You will need to properly measure your boat so we know what we’re working with. Measuring a large boat or a yacht can be a real pain in the butt if you don’t already know all the exact dimensions. We want to help make it easier for you.
First, we will need the vessel’s length. The length of the boat will determine which method of transport we will need to use to get your freight from Point A to Point B.
Next, it’s time to measure the height. If it is over 13 feet tall, we will have to plan for alternate routes. If there are any removable parts that add to the overall height of your boat, it is suggested to remove them to save you money as well as simplify the process.
Finally, the easy part — the width, which is simply the widest point of the watercraft. We need to know the width of your watercraft to properly plan for space.
These are all important for calculating the cost of your transport, as well as the method to be used and the route to be taken.
Our Services That Move Your Boat or Yacht
There are many different auto transport companies that transport water vessels of all shapes and sizes. We’re ready to connect you with the best carrier for transporting anything from a jet ski to a yacht.
For smaller and standard-sized vessels, we can ship your item by land if that works better for you, and we can transport all sizes of water vehicles by sea using. While land transports tend to be simpler and less expensive, it’s not a suitable for every type of move.
If you’re shipping by sea, it can be a bit more difficult, especially if your boat isn’t near either coast. Call us at 1-888-652-0082 if you need assistance transporting your boat to the closest port or marina, and also for all the details regarding customs and legalities of transporting on international waters and docking in the country that you’ve designated as your destination if you’re traveling outside of the US. Upon drop off, it will be necessary to get clearance from your chosen country.
We use many different methods when shipping your boat on a boat. We would be more than happy to describe them in full with you over the phone since there are more details and information involved in a boat transport rather than a car transport.
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Ship It Quick is Your Solution for Boat & Yacht Transportation
At Ship It Quick, your overall happiness and satisfaction is our most important goal. We work with quality carriers to ensure you have a successful, smooth, problem-free transport every time you transport.
We commit to being open and honest with you through the entire process and will answer even the tiniest question that may feel silly even asking. Remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry.
Check out our reputation and our social media accounts (links are down below) to see what we’re all about. Whether you’re shipping straight down the east coast of the United States, or from Florida to California — we’re here to help every day and every night. Give us a call at 1-877-832-9974.