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Old 24 February 2013, 15:47   #31
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Hi,
who is shiply. Is that some one you have used before. The whole thing sounds like a headache to me.
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Old 24 February 2013, 16:49   #32
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shiply.com - they are a sort of ebay for transport - you say what you want shifting and by when. People bid to do it. You keep fingers crossed someone is running empty in that direction with a low loader etc and is happy to take a small amount of money...
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shiply.com - they are a sort of ebay for transport - you say what you want shifting and by when. People bid to do it. You keep fingers crossed someone is running empty in that direction with a low loader etc and is happy to take a small amount of money...
Theyve worked for me .. You takes your own risk though
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Old 24 February 2013, 17:58   #34
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He is going to hire a trailor which will be suitable for the boat .......
I have no idea of the weight of the boat and he is guesing as well.
how is he going to hire a suitable trailer if he doesn't know its weight?

If it is afloat you could probably get a reasonable guess on the weight by approximating the shape.

The mass of the boat = the mass of water it displaces.
The mass of water it displaces in metric tonnes = the volume in m3 (in fresh water - but near enough in salt).

So 23ft long = 7m, 8ft beam = 2.4m
If the draft is 1m and you think the hull shape is reasonably V - so "prism like" then the volume would be:

1/2 * beam * draft * length
1/2 * 2.4 (m) * 1 (m) * 7 (m) = 8.4 m3 = 8.4 tonnes...

Now I might have overestimated the draft, and the shape factor might be wrong, but I can't see it being so far out that its less than 3.5 tonnes with the weight of a serious trailer in there.
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Wooden fishing boats of that size that I have moved before have generally weighed 2.5 - 5 tons. If its right at the bottom end of the scale you might get away with a large 4x4 and trailer, but I expect it will need to go on a low loader. It will almost certainly be to heavy for your Vito when the weight of the trailer is included. If you email me the details I will work out a transport quote for you - info@boat-transportation.co.uk Michael
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As for Shiply I would tread very carefully. There are some repitible transport companies on there, but there are also a lot of 'cowboys' operating illegally without operators licences, tachographs, proper insurance cover etc.
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Old 25 February 2013, 02:49   #37
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I feel a bit better now, thanks for reply posts. Think its not something I can help him out with. I think he should plod up the east coast to get it where he wants and find a marina that can get it out so he can paint it.
That will be a long day but I suppose trying to transport it would have been just as long.
Thanks again, a big help/
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So does a dive centre which tows a boat to a dive site over 50km from base then charges customers to use the boat need a tacho?
Do the council trucks/vans have tachographs fitted?
Anyone on here been done yet?
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So does a dive centre which tows a boat to a dive site over 50km from base then charges customers to use the boat need a tacho?
Do the council trucks/vans have tachographs fitted?
Anyone on here been done yet?
1. Yes the dive centre would need to.
2. Not sure
3. We have tachographs in all our towing vehicles, but I know two people who have been caught without. On both occasions they were fined and had to find a tachograph equipped vehicle to complete the journey with.

I was talking this through with my insurance broker the other day. He is of the opinion that any insurance policy would be invalid if a tachograph is not fitted and being used when it should be. It would class as an illegal activity, in a similar way to someone driving without a licence or over the drink drive limit.
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As far as i know councils are not required to have tacos but most do
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