It is currently Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:51 am Advanced search

Trailers

Winterizing? Summerizing? Covering? Trailering or transporting? If it is about a boat out of water put it here.

Moderators: Eric T., Don Ayers, martinfeletto, RonSchultz

Trailers

Postby africantiger » Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:25 pm

Can anyone suggest what type of trailer is good for a Junior or Olympic? The bank type or rollers?
I used a roller trailer on a Junior and one of the rollers managed to break and ended up making a hole through my Hull.
Thanks
africantiger
 
Posts: 34
Joined: Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:18 pm

Re: Trailers

Postby Eric T. » Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:54 pm

I much prefer the bunk style trailers... They distribute the load over the bottom of the boat much more evenly.

When loading a Riva on a trailer... you do not want to "power up" onto the trailer but rather float it on and let it settle onto the bunks while pulling it out slowly.
User avatar
Eric T.
 
Posts: 62
Joined: Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:40 am

Re: Trailers

Postby Don Ayers » Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:27 am

Example of bunk trailer
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
Don Ayers
Oklahoma
1959 Ariston 266
User avatar
Don Ayers
 
Posts: 308
Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:18 pm
Location: Oklahoma

Re: Trailers

Postby martinfeletto » Sat Jul 13, 2013 3:03 pm

I agree with Don - never use a roller type trailer. If the rollers land between the frames, they can put too much pressure on the bottom in this area. Also have the trailer be a bit longer than the boat to fully support the transom where the heavy gas tank is.
martinfeletto
 
Posts: 52
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:24 am


Return to On the Hard

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron