You may be wondering about the unique ship that is docked in our port. It’s a huge yacht transport that carries other boats and yachts on it. During the summer season in Florida, some vessels seek cooler destinations like New England and Europe. For the smaller vessels that are 150 ft and below, they normally get shipped to Europe on a carrier vessel like this one, because they are too small to travel “on their own bottom.” Yacht Transport and Dockwise are some of the more common carriers that can be seen in the port of Fort Lauderdale.
Check out this interesting article from Yacht World about yacht shipping versus yacht delivery. It explains the difference between both methods, which one costs more and the reasoning behind it. Depending on the size of your yacht and the distance between ports, the difference in price between yacht delivery and yacht shipping may be less than you think. Read it here.