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Old 16 March 2009, 15:02   #1
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Edinburgh
Boat name: Sula / Mingulay
Make: Ribcraft 7.8/4m avon
Length: 7m +
Engine: 300 hp outboard
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Shifting a searider

I need to shift a 4 metre searider by road from the west coast of scotland down to the Avon factory in Wales, on its own trailer (assuming this is easiest). Can anyone suggest who i might get in touch with to get the boat shifted and roughly speaking what the cost per mile is.

Many thanks

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Old 16 March 2009, 15:20   #2
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Country: UK - England
Make: Avon Searider SR4
Length: 4m +
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Doing it your self is probably going to be the cheapest. That said if you can find someone who is already doing that journey with an empty trailer/truck it shouldn't cost too much. I got a 22ft RIB brought from Scotland down to Norfolk three years ago for £200 by someone who was making the trip to pick some stuff up.

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Old 16 March 2009, 15:34   #3
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Town: Principalite d'Chaos
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Length: 6m +
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If anyone on here can help you it'll be Rogue Wave.
Try sending him a PM

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Old 16 March 2009, 16:17   #4
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
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Length: 8m +
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I might be able to I am running back with nothing on the Tow hook from Aberdeen to the South around the fifth April. if that's good for you I'm sure we can probably come to a symbiotic solution.
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