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"Moving a boat, coast to coast"

shipping from Pikesville, Maryland Roseville, California for $2,400.00

Pikesville, Maryland
Roseville, California
2707 mi.

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After purchasing a Parker offshore boat, I had a dilemna, how to get it from coast to coast in a quick manner, but safe and finding someone I could trust to ship it. After getting some quotes from independant shipping companies, I thought to myself, "There's no way it can cost $6000 and take up to 6 weeks for pick-up and then another 2 weeks for delivery". I decided to search around for shipping companies and ran into I didn't realize this service existed and I was sceptical at first. So, I posted the advertisement, which was nice and it was free to list... what a deal. I listed my boat that night and before morning, I had more bids than I could imagine. It took a few days to find the right person, but it was nice to have as many options and the services were professional. I had one person who put a bid in and I accepted it, then come to find out he didn't have the correct insurance and we had to relist our boat, but even that was easy.. it only took one button to get a refund and the boat was instantly relisted. We had another bid that was extremely reasonable come through within 2 days of relisting it and we accepted it. Wham, a couple days later, boat was headed for California. Greg was an honest guy, has extremely fast service and made our first experience with uShip very pleasant, to say the least. Being able to list this ourselves, seeing all of the quotes and details and having the ability to independantly discuss this with the shipper is priceless in our opinion and I will definitely use uShip for anything else we need transported in the future.... Thanks Greg and uShip.

- Chris J.