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Old 19 February 2007, 09:05   #1
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Moving it to Spain

I am thinking about moving my boat to Spain, Alicante in particular, and using it there instead of here.

I picked Alicante because you can fly there from Southampton (where I live).

I assume berthing will be cheaper down there and I was hoping I might be able to charter it out when I am not there. I would hope to go and play on it about 8 to 10 weekends a year, ideally paid for at least in part by the charter money.

Any thoughts? Good idea? Stupid Idea? Is Alicante a good choice?
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Old 19 February 2007, 18:00   #2
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Alicante is a good starting point, keep going south. How good is it on sand cos I would aim south and keep going....
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Old 20 February 2007, 04:44   #3
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Just a thought, you would need to register it in Spain and would be subject to all the Spanish regs not UK. Thus any of the yachting forums might help on this.
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Old 23 February 2007, 17:57   #4
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charter in spain

V difficult.

better off to just give the boat away,
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