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How we do "it" at my YC

In some of my most recent posts you may have read about my boat being pulled and refloated on it's Yard Trailer (cradle with wheels) My YC now has a working website.. If this url works you will see my boat "keeled over" being rolled out from her spot, to the ramp, down, refloated, and back into the cradle, up the ramp. You will see that shes sitting almost level now. The bow was tilted way down before the refloat. HOPE THIS URL WORKS!!

http://www.anchoryachtclub.com/20071...eled_over.html


this is one scary operation! but that's how they do "it" and have been for a 100yrs.. there are pictures of them using a rail and winch system on the club house wall! Never lost one they say

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Yours could be a first...

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SD! tanks A rot! Just when I was finally calmed down!

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sorry, i just couldn't resist... my wife would have said I'm a bad mischievous dog.

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Denise,
It works well. Looks like your all set for a Philly winter. Best of luck.
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Some of the boats are on cradles that are only 6ft wide without wheels. even more scary! I know theres some formula for determining height, weight, base, but I don't know it. they do look awful precarious! My son and I went with a just under 7ft wide and the wheels go out to 9.5 ft.
thanks for the encoragement Teshannon!

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I'm sure you're boat will be fine...and the cradle on wheels makes yard moves much easier.

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