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Ron

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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #120 on: June 09, 2008, 09:43:41 AM »
Congratulations on passing the HGV test Andy. Hopefully the second ship will come in on time and with all its cargo.

FWIW one reason I don't like traveling in the ocean at night is because ships occasionally lose containers overboard. They're like an iceberg (mostly below the surface) and can't be seen on radar. The shipping industry was talking some years ago about going to a water-soluble seal, so lost containers would eventually fill up with water and sink to the bottom :o 

Your coach is insured, right  ???  No worries then.

But they do recover some of those containers even if the contents are a little soaked don't they. ??? ??? ;D
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #121 on: June 09, 2008, 10:18:57 AM »
If they were on the west coast they'd have no chance of recovering the containers if, for example, they sank in 3,000-6,000  feet of water off Monterey Bay  :(

Does RV insurance including sinking at sea  ???
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #122 on: June 10, 2008, 08:09:32 AM »
The containers on this ship didn't do so well. Scroll down to see the photos.
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #123 on: June 10, 2008, 09:42:21 AM »
Just come off the phone from Bernarr Sargeant of RV Exports. MY RV is insured until I pick her up from Southampton ;D

I was sure it was insured, but all of a sudden I started to worry that I may have imagined it.  ::)

Happy now  ;D
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #124 on: June 10, 2008, 09:50:41 AM »
Apologies Andy, I didn't mean to give you a scare, or did I  ;D  Glad they were able to put your mind at ease.

Too bad the ship wasn't coming into Cardiff; That would have saved you some driving and fuel $$$.

BTW here's how they ship yachts.
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #125 on: June 19, 2008, 10:58:35 AM »
Well she finally arrived last Thursday and we went down to pick her up from Southampton on friday.  ;D

I was a little worried after hearing horror stories about RV's being used by the sailors as living quarters, which makes the mind bogle  :o

SHE LOOKS FANTASTIC  ;D . Just as I remembered if not nicer.

All we need to do now is get the electrics converted for use in the UK by Motorhome Medics (who are also getting it UK registered for me) and we will be ready to roll. Hoping to have our first weekend away possibly first weekend in July. Hurrah 8)

Thanks to everyone for there help. It's been a lot of fun and a lot easier than I thought (Bernarr of RV Exports does all the hard work!!)

Andy & Tanya  8)
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #126 on: June 19, 2008, 11:00:40 AM »
Congratulations! Glad the coach arrived safely.

Be sure to post some photos and periodically post some stories of your travels.
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #127 on: June 19, 2008, 11:46:19 AM »
It will be my pleasure  ;D
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #128 on: June 20, 2008, 04:24:51 PM »
Hi Andy
Glad you got it back ok


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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #129 on: June 20, 2008, 06:41:38 PM »
Glad your rig arrived safely.  I know you will get much enjoyment from it.
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Re: Importing an RV into the UK
« Reply #130 on: July 27, 2008, 02:59:01 PM »


Your coach is insured, right  ???  No worries then.
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Not nice Tom
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