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Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

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Originally Posted by captain jack View Post
...how does one man, with no crane or other equipment, get a 20' 1000# boat off of a trailer and back on again? lol. I have some ideas. I just haven't had the chance to put them to the test.. then, this boat 'opportunity' came up.
V-e-r-r-r-y carefully?
"Egyptian technology" - read "Wooden Boats",by Ruhlman, to see how the folk at Gannon & Benjamin boatshop on Martha's Vineyard use the simplest of tools to move the heaviest of boats.

"Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, and I shall move the world."
--Archimedes of Syracuse
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