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Learn About Boat Transport by Sea before Booking with Professionals

Learn About Boat Transport

Before you hire professionals in any industry, it’s wise to have an understanding of the process and a general concept of the service. This will help you avoid hiring the wrong people for the job.

You want a trustworthy and reputable boat shipping company to handle the delivery of your vessel. To have your boat transported by sea, search online for the best boat transporters nearby. Make sure they specialize in shipping a boat internationally or by way of the sea.

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Have Specifics Ready When You Call the Shipping Company

Once you compiled a small list of well-reviewed boat transporters you’d like to call, start preparing the information that you’ll likely need to provide them with. Most transporters will ask their questions the same questions since calculating a quote is done with direct cost affecting factors in mind.

  • The boat’s measurements are important. Have its length, width, and height written down. Make sure these dimensions are accurate and that nothing extends higher than the restrictions set by the transporter.
  • You may or may not need certain documents right away. The transporter will probably ask for information that’s normally found on the title and registration. Other documents may include proof of insurance, the Bill of Lading, and the Bill or Sale.
  • Have the addresses of the pickup and delivery locations for the boat.
  • Include an inventory list if other items are shipping with the boat.
  • Know what services you’d like for the transport of your boat by sea. It is likely that you can take advantage of optional services offered by most transport companies. These only enhance the shipping process by adding more protection or putting it higher on the Transporter's priority list.
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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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