How To Speed Launch A Boat
Do you sometimes feel like you spend more time launching your boat than actually fishing on it?
Are there ways you can be more efficient at the boat ramp?
If you want to learn how to speed launch a boat, check this out right here!!
How To Speed Launch A Boat
Lots of people take out their boats every day for anything from fishing to just enjoying a day out on the water.
Oftentimes, this can lead to traffic jams and long wait times on the boat launch line.
But, if you can be faster at the ramp than you are now, you can learn to speed launch your boat and avoid getting stuck at the ramp.
Also, you can prevent yourself from holding up the other boaters as well.
Safety is always the #1 concern when launching or operating a boat.
First, you need to make sure the trailer is locked down to the hitch of your truck or vehicle.
Double-check to ensure your safety chains are also intact before launching.
Additionally, if your trailers have breaks, make sure they are plugged in, in the case they are needed.
Setting Up The Speed Launch
You are going to unwind the front strap and chain ahead of time.
For certain smaller boats and skiffs, you need to maintain extra security and cautiousness when backing down the ramp.
You can hit the breaks too hard and the boat can slide off the trailer and onto the ramp.
Larger boats are not going to slide off the trailer as easily.
Moreover, make sure your drain plug is secure on your boat prior to launching it into the water.
In addition, you want to also have someone that can drive a boat behind the wheel ready to turn the key and go.
Then, simply back up your trailer down the ramp.
When the boat is safely in the water, you can reverse off the trailer.
Simultaneously, the individual driving the truck or vehicle can drive back up the ramp and within a matter of minutes, you are all set to go out and enjoy a day on the water!
How To Speed Launch A Boat [VIDEO]
Speed launching your boat is a fast way to get your boat in the water while also minimizing your time at the ramp!
Remember that safety is of the utmost importance and everything must be in check before you launch your boat.
Do you have any more questions on how to speed launch a boat?
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