Worksheet for Importing a Boat to Canada

Item Actual Cost (C$)
Cost of boat
Seller administration fees (i.e. wire transfer,
service fee, marine escrow, etc)
Bank charges for wire transfer, draft or
certified cheque
Canadian taxes (HST, GST, PST)
Verbal survey
Full marine survey
Dry dockage at seller's location
Preparing boat for transport
Loading boat onto trailer
Land transportation
Unloading boat from trailer
Reassembling boat
Fuel for water or land transport
Purchase required safety equipment
RIV costs for trailer
Cost of trailer safety inspection
Travel expenses to see boat
Market value in Canada
Total Saving

This worksheet is provided complements of Kris Olson, author of “Crossing the 49th – The Complete Guide to Finding and Importing a US Boat to Canada”.