Originally Posted by Max...
Hi Hugh, where do you launch in East Sussex? We may well have struggled up many of the same beaches!
Pevensey Bay. Shingle is a nightmare - wheels sink in, it gets really steep and it almost always means launching into waves.
Right: NO LAUGHING anyone!! If you might
laugh, look away now.
Rubbish pictures, but I once made some 4-wheel bogies that fitted on the axles of the launching trolley in place of the wheels.
Worked OK but the tyres made it float and the handle got in the way of going bow first into the water.
Ended up making this so that it went in bow first and came out bow first.
Worked a treat but rotted away after about 8 years.
I will add these myself to save anyone else the trouble: