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Tennessee Boat Transport

Tennessee Boat Transport

Tennessee Boat Transporters have to follow the Tennessee state DOT regulations at all times. Requirements for over size boats:When transporting a boat in Tennessee the hours of operation are regulated. Generally the hours of operation are one-half hour after sunrise to one-half hour before sunset.

  • Any boat over 8’6” wide must have a permit issued by the state and permit service is required. Allow at least 24 hours prior to transport to obtain a permit. Keep in mind that some cities and metropolitan areas may require additional permits.
  • Any boat over 10’ wide will require an escort
  • Any boat over 14’ wide will require two escorts
  • A height pole is required for any load over 15’
  • Any load that can be reduced to legal, 13’6”, must be prior to transport.
  • Travel restrictions may apply on federal and state holidays.

For more info visit Tennessee DOT at

This info applies to all Boat Transport, Powerboat Transport, Sailboat Transport, Yacht Transport, and Small Boat Transport.

**This information is being provided as a helpful guide to assist you in the transport of your vessel. Some of the information may have changed or been updated, so check local and state regulations to ensure accuracy. For your convenience, we have listed a website for additional information.

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