boat trailer question

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Peter H1956
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boat trailer question

Post by Peter H1956 » Mon Jan 23, 2023 6:47 pm

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I need trailer for a boat I am building (assassin by Wes Farmer). It is 16feet long double ender. The trailer I am looking at (Sea Lion s-16-1200) will have the boat hanging off the end by one foot. Will this be a problem? I have never towed or launched a boat. Are there advantages to having the boat overhang , easier to launch?
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Re: boat trailer question

Post by Kelly Anderson » Tue Jan 24, 2023 3:29 am

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Sure it's OK to overhang as long as the hull will not be damaged by that overhang. The more important consideration is that the boat is located over the axle(s) so the trailer tongue weight is correct.
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