Originally Posted by Richard B
In fairness, that trailer and boat combo did weigh in at over 4 tonnes if I remember correctly. I remember seeing him leave the yard with the rear suspension bottoming out, and the tow hitch slowly distorting out of shape.
Yes this is my point, 3500 kgs is not far off 4 tonnes. Thats twice the weight of a Disco or 110.
There is a guy in Fareham called Mark Brown who runs a local authority coded rib, you could ask him if Portsmouth Police know the trailer laws. The charter would have been a nice little earner and introduced us to the BBC film crews and contacts, but it never happened. Rib and trailer stopped 200 yards short of Camber Dock and Police slapped a "Do not move" notice on the trailer. I think it eventually went home on a low loader. Film crew not impressed.
Lets be honest, Richards boat isn't exactly inconspicous
Would also be worth having a look at the max width issue and trailer laws, nightmare.