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      09-23-2012, 05:59 PM   #1
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Is anyone else on there? Does anyone know how to track it?
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      09-23-2012, 07:23 PM   #2
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Ship Info: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/shi...mmsi=266339000

Tracking:
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/def...0&type_color=7
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http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/shi...html?call=SMGW
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      09-23-2012, 07:46 PM   #3
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      09-23-2012, 08:39 PM   #4
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I really wanted to be on it, but it appears I missed the boat...
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      09-23-2012, 10:33 PM   #5
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I really wanted to be on it, but it appears I missed the boat...
me too!! this waiting thing is getting quite annoying
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      09-24-2012, 08:25 AM   #6
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I'm on board - finished prod on 9/11, was @ port around 9/14-9/15 (to give you an idea); I sat at port for about 5-6 days.
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      09-24-2012, 08:28 AM   #7
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Yea I'm lucky I finished production 9/14 got to port 9/17. That was awesome!
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      09-24-2012, 07:56 PM   #8
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Just learned today that I'm on this boat. Anybody know when is it going to make it to the New World??
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      09-24-2012, 08:00 PM   #9
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Just learned today that I'm on this boat. Anybody know when is it going to make it to the New World??
October 1
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      09-24-2012, 10:16 PM   #10
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Yea I'm lucky I finished production 9/14 got to port 9/17. That was awesome!
Huh, I really wonder how they determine the order for cars being put on the boat. My car got to port on the 14th yet still missed this boat. I'm pretty sure others have been waiting longer than I have and still missed the boat.

When did you order your car? Perhaps they base it off that? I also assume your car is being delivered to NYC while mine is going to Baltimore? Maybe that makes a difference too?

Congrats on making the boat though, I'm jealous.
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      09-25-2012, 09:22 AM   #11
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I ordered my car first week of August!
I got the dealer to update an allocation that was going into production but I still waited to week 37 for it to start production. I wonder the same thing, who dictates which cars get on which boat?
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      09-28-2012, 12:29 PM   #12
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Is it normal to be out of range for 4 days?
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      09-28-2012, 12:53 PM   #13
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Is it normal to be out of range for 4 days?
Yes. However, the Carmen is actually reporting her position every 6 hours: http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/shi...html?call=SMGW
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      09-28-2012, 12:56 PM   #14
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I ordered my car first week of August!
I got the dealer to update an allocation that was going into production but I still waited to week 37 for it to start production. I wonder the same thing, who dictates which cars get on which boat?
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Huh, I really wonder how they determine the order for cars being put on the boat. My car got to port on the 14th yet still missed this boat. I'm pretty sure others have been waiting longer than I have and still missed the boat.
He was just lucky that there were two boats leaving for east coast one day after the other. For the most part there is one boat per week going to the east coast and it appears that every month or so there is an extra boat. I got on the TOPEKA and the CARMEN loaded right behind it and left the next day.
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      10-01-2012, 12:35 PM   #15
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It looks like it'll be October 2 now. I'm looking forward to getting my car by friday or saturday. Fingers crossed!
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      10-01-2012, 03:20 PM   #16
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Would It clear customs and arrive at your dealer that fast? I'm thinking I could get mine by oct 13 if it arrives tomorrow.
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Would It clear customs and arrive at your dealer that fast? I'm thinking I could get mine by oct 13 if it arrives tomorrow.
Well, I have my finger's crossed. I saw my dealer's order inventory last week, and the longest one of their vehicles took from port to dealer was 3 days, and the fastest was 24 hours. Hoping for the same I should have it by saturday at the latest. Unless for some reason they hold back the 335's like i've heard in the past. Hope not!!!

The wait is killing me!!!! ahhhhhh
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      10-02-2012, 06:16 AM   #18
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Good luck! I'm on vacation this week I wouldn't be able to get it until next weekend anyway. Is my first BMW I never thought I would be able to afford one I
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      10-02-2012, 07:16 AM   #19
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Good luck! I'm on vacation this week I wouldn't be able to get it until next weekend anyway. Is my first BMW I never thought I would be able to afford one I
For those of u on the Carmen I am currently passing it by in the New York harbor. I can confirm its docked
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That is music to my ears!!!!
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      10-03-2012, 01:06 AM   #21
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So I checked the website and it says "finishing touches" I called the 800 number says"waiting for shipping vessel" I contacted my dealer! No wonder people are going nuts with 800 number
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