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Boat Measurement Guide

How to Measure Your Boat

The cost of boat and sailboat transportation is partially determined by the measurements of your boat loaded on the trailer. It is very important that you provide accurate dimensions so that we at Pelican Trucking can accurately quote your transport. You need to measure your boat even if you have the manufacturing information from the owner’s manual.

Overall Length is measured from the tip of the bow to the center of the stern. Include bow pulpits, swim platforms, motor brackets and the length of the motors or out drives in the raised position.

Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the keel to the highest non-removable part of the boat.

Beam is measured from the widest point of the boat, including the rub-rail.

The legal loaded height of your boat is required to be at or under 13’6″. Pelican Trucking can offer alternative choices which will require slower travel on non-interstate routes. If your boat is over 8’6″ wide, it will require an oversize load permit to be transported. A boat sized over 12′ wide will require a certified escort which will also add to your hauling charges.

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