With so many new boaters expected on the water this summer, many of them must understand the basics of trailering and launching a boat. This post details everything you need to know.
STEP 1: TRAILER PREP
Trailering a boat has many advantages and being successful at trailering and launching a boat begins with proper trailer preparation. When trailering it’s important to make sure the hitch connection is secure, the safety chains are attached and crossed, and the proper size ball and receiver are used. Also, the receiver must be locked down so the trailer doesn’t pop off the hitch.