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WORD Boats Trailer Sales            
Trailer Boating Specialty, Tacoma, WA

You're going to like the way your boat looks and the safety and security you feel.

Text: 866-569-6698

Call:  888-387-1963

sandy@wordboats.com

 

 

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Choosing the Right Trailer for my Boat

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To calculate needed trailer capacity, calculate the total weight including the boat, engine(s), a full fuel tank (approximately 7lbs per gallon, full water & waste tanks (if included), and your personal gear.

Outboard boat dry weights DO NOT include the weight of the motor[s] whereas Inboard boats and I/Os do include the weight of the motor[s]. A good rule of thumb is to use 10% of the boat, motor, and liquid weights for personal gear. Select a trailer with the next highest capacity rating. If you intent to carry additional gear or luggage in the boat over long distances, consider the weight of these items, too. 

also see Venture's web page on this topic:

https://www.venturetrailers.com/buying-guide/how-to-choose-a-trailer/

 

 

 

Trailering Presentation at 2018 Seattle Boat Show

How to Select, Maintain, and use your big trailer

1 hour presentation presented each year since 2011 at the Seattle Boat Show, teaching about how to safely trailer your big boat on a tandem or triple axle trailer.

Trailerable Cruising Places PAC NW @ Seattle boat show 2019

Trailerable Cruising Places PAC NW Presented @ Seattle boat show Jan 2019
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