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Old 01-20-2014, 01:47 AM   #1
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Pulling a 25' boat with a 40' Bershire

I have a total newb question that I hope someone help me with. I was wondering if any one has any experience trying to launch a boat at a boat ramp with the RV? I have never seen it happen at any boat ramp. Am I crazy for considering doing this? I have been launching boats from all types of ramps for many years with a pickup and I understand that some ramps just wont work because they are too steep or not steep enough.

If anyone has ANY experience with this please let me know ASAP. I sign papers and pick up my bershire 400bh on Wednesday and trailering the boat is important to me in this decision.

Thanks for your thoughts and opinions.
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:13 AM   #2
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I have a total newb question that I hope someone help me with. I was wondering if any one has any experience trying to launch a boat from at a boat ramp with the RV? I have never seen it happen at any boat ramp. Am I crazy for considering doing this? I have been launching boats from all types of ramps for many years with a pickup and I understand that some ramps just wont work because they are too steep or not steep enough.

If anyone has ANY experience with this please let me know ASAP. I sign papers and pick up my bershire 400bh on Wednesday and trailering the boat is important to me in this decision.

Thanks for your thoughts and opinions.
Sure it works; have a Malibu vlx that I want to tow with a 390bh
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:16 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick response... no problems launching at the ramps? Anything in particular I should be aware of?
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:41 AM   #4
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I, sometimes, tow my sons 25' jet sled with my MH and there are some ramps I won't launch on. There is always someone with a pickup I can barrow to launch the boat.
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:49 AM   #5
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I, sometimes, tow my sons 25' jet sled with my MH and there are some ramps I won't launch on. There is always someone with a pickup I can barrow to launch the boat.
That's what I was thinking to. if I have to kick them a few bucks then that would be ok too.

Any trouble backing into the water? I have backed all kind of trailers. short tongue, long tongue, 5th wheel, etc. I just have never backed one that the tow vehicle had a 22' wheelbase with only cameras.
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