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Re: How Can I Lift My 21-Foot Sailboat Off Its Trailer?

A Venture 21 only displaces 1200 pounds. Rigging up some sort of frame and lifting it with a come-a-long should be easy enough, if you know what you're doing; and there's the rub. If you have to ask, you probably don't know how to rig such a set-up. In your case it is probably best to find a friend (e.g., a mechanical engineer, or some-such) who can help you in person. Following someone's instructions over the InterNet is bound to get you into trouble (as in CRUSHED) in an endeavor like this.

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