When submitting a request for quote to transport your boat internationally, the dimensions are extremely important. Please, follow these guidelines for measuring your boat accurately – this will save you from unexpected price increases.OVERALL LENGTH: Include bow pulpits, swim platforms, outboard motor brackets, outboard motors themselves (the length of the motors or out-drives in the raised position). If your boat is on a TRAILER, include from the tip of the tongue to the end of the motor.
OVERALL HEIGHT: The maximum height of many highway overpasses in USA is 13 feet 6 inches. Boats with an overall height greater than 13.6’ (once loaded on the truck) require special handling, routing and expensive permits. It is critical to measure from the bottom of the keel to the highest non-removable part of the boat. The draft + bridge clearance = total standing height. Pending on your model, if the bridge is to be removed, measure the vessel without the bridge and also provide bridge dimensions to ensure appropriate transport space.
OVERALL BEAM/WIDTH: Measured as the widest point of the boat including the trailer or anything attached to the boat. Boats wider than 8 feet 6 inches are regarded as oversize loads and require state permits.