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You could probably make the cradle using angle iron and 4"x4"s to create the cradle so that it can be easily disassembled.
You'll probably have to use some pipe in the construction of the cradle to put "boat stand" heads on to support the hulls and keep the boat balanced.
The real problem is keeping the pieces small enough to move and making the cradle light enough for you to move on your utility trailer. Steel angle iron heavy enough to make a cradle you can disassemble is going to be fairly heavy, probably a good deal heavier than a cradle that doesn't come apart.
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a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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