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Boat Shipping

From the USA to the UK

Navigating the waters of international boat shipping can be daunting, but with Direct Express Inc., you’re in expert hands. We specialize in facilitating smooth journeys for boats from the USA’s shores to the United Kingdom’s majestic marinas.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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Your #1 Export & Import

Why Entrust Direct Express Inc. with Your Boat’s UK Journey?

  1. Seasoned in Transatlantic Shipping: Our deep knowledge of transatlantic routes and regulations ensures your boat arrives safely and punctually in the UK.
  2. Customized Care: Every boat has a story, and we treat each with individualized care. Whether it’s a luxury yacht, a speedboat, or a humble dinghy, we’ve got the perfect solution.
  3. Commitment to Security: At every step, from docking in the USA to setting sail to the UK, your boat’s safety is our paramount concern.

The Direct Express Inc. Transatlantic Process:

  1. Initial Assessment: Connect with our experts to ascertain the ideal shipping mode for your boat — be it containerized, RoRo, or deck cargo.
  2. Ship-Ready Preparations: We provide guidance on prepping your boat for its transatlantic voyage, ensuring optimal protection.
  3. Clearance & Documentation: Leave the intricate paperwork to us. From U.S. exit procedures to UK entry requisites, we’ve got it covered.
  4. UK Arrival: On reaching the UK, trust in our local partnerships for efficient unloading, customs procedures, and if required, further inland transportation.
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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it typically take to ship a boat from the USA to the UK?

    • The average transit time from the USA to the UK ranges between 2-4 weeks, depending on the specific U.S. departure port and the chosen shipping method.
  • Are there specific UK regulations I should be aware of?

    • The UK has specific regulations regarding the importation of boats, which cover safety standards, emissions, and taxation. Direct Express Inc. will guide you through these, ensuring full compliance.
  • What are the associated costs of shipping to the UK?

    • The shipping costs vary based on the boat’s size, the selected shipping method, and additional services if any. We recommend contacting our team for a precise quotation.
  • Do you offer any insurance during transit?

    • Absolutely. All boats shipped with Direct Express Inc. benefit from comprehensive marine insurance, safeguarding against unforeseen events.

Client Voices:

Caroline W., Los Angeles, CA
Motorboat Enthusiast
“Direct Express Inc. is the epitome of professionalism. My motorboat’s transit to the UK was impeccably handled, with clear updates every nautical mile.”

Victor D., Seattle, WA
Sailboat Aficionado
“Choosing Direct Express Inc. was the best decision. Their expert team ensured my sailboat’s voyage to the UK was smooth, safe, and on schedule.”

Nina F., Boston, MA
Luxury Yacht Owner
“Direct Express Inc.’s expertise shines bright. From logistics to customer service, every aspect of my yacht’s shipping to the UK was top-notch.”

Direct Express Inc is Here to Help

International Boat & Yacht Shipping

Your boat’s journey from the USA to the UK deserves precision, care, and expertise. Let Direct Express Inc. be your trusted guide on this voyage. Don’t leave your precious cargo to chance. Choose experience. Choose excellence. Choose Direct Express Inc.

Air Freight

When time is of the essence and you need your boat to arrive abroad as quickly as possible, Direct Express Inc has got you covered. We understand the importance of timely delivery, especially for time-sensitive shipments such as boats required for events or exhibitions. That's why we offer reliable air freight shipping services to expedite the process and ensure that your boat reaches its destination swiftly and safely. With Direct Express Inc's air freight shipping services, you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your boat is in good hands. We pride ourselves on providing fast and reliable services that prioritize your needs and preferences. Whether you're shipping a small boat or a large yacht, we're here to help you get your boat abroad as quickly as possible. So, contact us today to discuss your air freight shipping needs!

Inland Transport

Imagine your boat sailing from the USA to its new home, with no worries, no stress, just peace of mind. That's where Direct Express Inc comes in, my friends. We offer excellent inland transport service that'll take care of everything for you, from picking up your boat from any location in the USA, to delivering it to the port of departure. Our team of experienced drivers will handle your boat with care and ensure it's secured with specialized equipment, so it'll arrive at the port of departure in perfect condition. And if you need any extra help, we can arrange for crating and packing too, all done with the love and attention your boat deserves. So, let us take care of the transportation. You can sit back, relax and let your mind drift away. With Direct Express Inc's inland transport service, your boat will sail smoothly on its journey to its new home. All you need is Direct Express Inc!

Warehouse and Loading

Our state-of-the-art warehousing facilities are equipped with advanced security features, including surveillance cameras and restricted access controls, to ensure that your boat is protected from theft and damage. Our warehousing facilities can accommodate boats of all sizes, from small pleasure boats to large yachts. We offer both short-term and long-term storage options, depending on your needs and preferences. Whether you need to store your boat for a few days, weeks, or months, we've got you covered. So, whether you need to store your boat before or after shipping, Direct Express Inc's secure and reliable warehousing facilities are the perfect solution. Contact us today to learn more about our warehousing services and how we can help you with all your boat shipping needs.

Ocean Freight

RORO shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to ship your boat. With RORO shipping, we can transport your vessel safely and securely on and off the shipping vessel using specialized equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for larger boats or boats that cannot be disassembled. Containerized shipping, on the other hand, is an excellent option for those who want extra protection for their boat during transit. We can offer different container sizes to accommodate various types of boats and equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for smaller boats or boats that can be disassembled. Both RORO shipping and containerized shipping have their advantages, and our team will work with you to determine the best shipping solution for your needs and budget. We also offer additional services, such as crating and insurance, to ensure that your boat is protected during transport.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.