Shipping a boat of any size overseas can be very complicated. Sea and Air Experts can simplify the transition once we identify the right sizes and weight and if it can fit inside a container. There are a few steps in the process that ensures your boat can be shipped completely safely.
As some boats are big and can’t fit within a container, we are able to provide Roll on Roll off or Flat Rack, Typically used for oversized boats. A boat is shipped in its own custom cradle, strapped into the flat rack, and secured to the vessel or Customized cradle for on deck shipping service. For extremely large boats we can offer Wet Dock to Wet Dock "Water to Water" services.
If your boats are on a trailer, in this case measurements of the trailer will be needed included Length, Width & full Height is required Sea and Air Experts, highly recommends that items such as arches or the bridge be removed and safely secured. By removing bulking items you can save hundreds of dollars on your freight.
Boat in Enclosed Container
Once we know your boat measurements, Sea and Air Experts will make sure that you get a container that is going to fit your boat, for a quick guide you may visit Container Measurements page located under Services. Containers must be a precise size & cannot be too big, as the boat cannot be bumped while it is being shipped.
Sea and Air Experts provides proper and secure boat packing, from shrink wrap to customize cradles and strapping. Upon receive of the boat, we’ll inventory the parts that are left within and assist securing any items that are within the boat.
We will help you by taking delivery of your boat to take away the worry from you doing it yourself. Signing off on the boat's imperfections may be necessary to avoid any miscommunication once the shipment arrives to the destination. Such is a standard procedure, which protects both the customer and the service provider. Pictures are usually taken upon receipt of the order.
Sea and Air Experts will not only set up the shipping for your boat but will also advice on the right lifting service to ensure safety takes priority. Moreover, the vessel or container will be tracked as it gets transported onto the cargo ship. Sea and Air Experts assists in custom clearance from any U.S. port and can provide you with guidance on most local regulations in ports worldwide, but it is important to have a customs broker ready at the final destination to receive your cargo.
Although most shipments are on a port to port basis, Sea and Air Experts also offers door-to-door deliveries in many countries worldwide. Such a move will require us to clear local customs on your behalf and assume responsibility for various local fees and regulations. If you require such a service please contact a sales associate and we will provide you with an individualized custom quotation on your specific shipment.
Once you Contact us with your boat's information our professional staff will guide you with the industry expertise to select the right container. Sea and Air Experts will accommodate your boat needs.