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Re: Where to find a sailboat trailer?
I've bought and sold 3 sailboat trailers now, but then again, my boat has a round bottom with the weighted daggerboard up.
That being said, if you don't limit your location, and are willing to drive up to 500 miles, you likely will find one or 2 trailers that will work for you. Look for popular boats that are close to the shape of your boat, and search on those specifically on places like adhuntr.com (a search engine powered by google that searches craigslist)... So example might be searching for catalina 22 trailer.
A bigger trailer might work too, like a catalina 25 trailer.
finally look for a motorboat trailer with adjustable rollers... you may be able to extend the roller supports to get you the height you need.
Finally NEW trailers can be found in the $3000 range. Triad trailers makes some really nice extendable tongue trailers, with neat features designed for ramp launches ... YEAH you pay for it, but then it'll be safe, and new!
1983 WD Schock Wavelength 24. Production boat limit tester, blue-water bucket owner, with wine taste on a beer budget.