2017 Gear Transport
*IMPORTANT CHANGE IN TIME OF DEPARTURE*
Some of the racers have inquired about overland transportation of items
that may not belong on the boat during the race, or on the delivery back to
Marblehead. Rick Fishkin is coordinating these arrangements for the BYC this
We will have a 28
foot trailer adjacent to the BYC parking lot. We will have the following
staffed hours for the trailer:
Thursday, July 6: 11
am to 3 pm
Friday, July 7:
11 am to 2 pm*
*In order to meet a new
deadline for Canadian customs, the trailer will be locked shortly
after 2 pm, on Friday.
2pm is real deadline with no exceptions
Because the loaded truck must cross an international border, there will be a
minimally acceptable documentation set required before items can be put on the trailer. This will be very
strictly enforced, as we won't get any special leniency from the US or Canadian
authorities. Forms will be available at the Registration Desk, which is also
where the fees can be paid.
The cost will be $375(US) for a northbound load, and $225 (US) for a southbound
load. If there is great demand for the trailer on either trip, and one boat has
an extraordinary amount of gear, we reserve the right to negotiate an increase.
For those interested in southbound arrangements, there will be a clearly
published deadline for picking up your items back in Massachusetts that must be
honored. Details will be available with the Southbound paperwork in Halifax.