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Old 19-03-2007, 12:24 AM   #1
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hidden costs in shipping usa

hi im trying to find out if i can afford to ship a 16ft boat from the good ole u s of a and there are the obviouse costs of shipping and 19% tax but what other pit falls are there and the boat is a 95 one so how dos this affect me with rda etc. thanks

I have a short attention span, So i need at least two projects/basket cases at all times
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Old 19-03-2007, 02:07 AM   #2
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Hi andyxs
I did some sums because importing looked a really cheap option. Then things started to stack up. See below.

Hope this is useful.

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Old 19-03-2007, 12:26 PM   #3
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Don't think there will be much in it on a 16"..
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Old 19-03-2007, 01:56 PM   #4
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Can you recommend any good marine surveyors that cover Sweden?
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