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Container boat shipping

When you buy a boat in US, inside container shipping method we use when a boat is too wide to be rolled straight inside the shipping container. We turn a boat on it’s side and safely load inside a 40′ HC container using tilt method and custom made shipping cradle. Fuel, oil, water are drained, tops, windshields are removed if needed, batteries disconnected. Boat trader’s most economical boat transport method when multiple boats with trailers are shipped inside the same shipping container.

As you are aware, there are many ways to by American used boats and ship a boat from US overseas, if your boat has a beam (width) of less than 8’6” or (102′) (2.59 meters), and is less than 36′ in total length, one method stands out as being more cost effective than any other methods. Boats for sale USA and shipping one or more boats inside a shipping container has proven to be an economical method for years, but shipping American used boats with a beam larger then 7’8″ wide has always been difficult. But with our many years of experience, and proven packing and loading methods, not only boat export when shipping larger boats possible, it is safer than ever.

With the fabrication of a steel shipping cradle, that is fitted to match your boat specifications, we can load your boat into the container by loading the boat on an angle. We can accommodate for instance large 28′ power boat with 2 jet skis including their trailers or 25′ fishing boat together with 17′ bow rider with their trailers inside the same 40′ HC shipping container. These custom made shipping cradles, combined with specialized strap and support systems designed by us, you can rest assure your boat will arrive safe and damage free. Buy American used boats with confidence!

Ro-Ro (Roll-on / Roll-off) boat shipping

USA boats transport method is used for boats for sale USA when boats are rolled while on their trailers on and off the ship. If a boat doesn’t have a trailer, custom made shipping cradle is built. Oversized boats loaded on special flatbed, mafi or lowboy trailers. Archs, radars and towers are removed to reduce shipping size. When you buy boats online and need to shrink wrap-protection film is used to protect boat in transit.

Lo-Lo (Lift-on / Lift-off) yacht shipping

Boat Export USA yacht transport method is used for larger power USA boats and yachts when boat is too large for trailer or to fit either container or Ro-Ro feeder’s door opening. We manufacture custom made shipping cradle, American used boats delivered by land or Captained to port where loaded and secured on the deck of the ship using port cranes and derricks. Shrink wrap protection film is used to protect a USA boat while in transit. Although shipping rates and port fees are higher it still can be very economical to ship this way. The reason for the higher rates are due to the use of extra equipment such as fork lifts, cranes, man power, and of course cradle costs.

20′ and 40′ Flat Racks boat shipping

Boat sales USA to Australia and other countries is available. When you buy American boats (large oversized boats), depending on the destination port, Flat Rack shipping is available. The boat is loaded on a Flat rack, then strapped and secured to the ship.
Shrink wrapping is highly recommended in order to help protect the boat from possible damage, dirt and debris.