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Old 06 November 2010, 09:48   #1
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Measurements for storage in Driveway

Would an AVON 450 Adventure fit in my driveway which dimensions are L 530mm x W 245mm
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Old 06 November 2010, 10:10   #2
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Would an AVON 450 Adventure fit in my driveway which dimensions are L 530mm x W 245mm
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where do you live, legoland
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Would an AVON 450 Adventure fit in my driveway which dimensions are L 530mm x W 245mm
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With those dimensions, never mind the drive - take it inside.

Back to your original question, double-check the length when it's on a trailer. You get trailers with shorter drawbars.
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sorry L 530cm x W 245cm
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so does anyone think that it would fit in my driveway
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Old 06 November 2010, 17:42   #6
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Dimensions for boat are here:
http://img.nauticexpo.com/pdf/reposi...50-1080_1b.jpg

You need to get the trailer size to establish whether it will fit...

Ask the person who has it now to measure it for you.
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dont forget you might need a bit extra to swing the boat round to get it in the drive,depending on the entrance to your drive
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Chris - it should fit in terms of width, length may be more of an issue although I think you should be able to "make it fit" by shortening the trailer tongue, or worst case fitting a swinging tongue. Those jobs are relatively straightforward, but may screw up the balance of the trailer which will then mean you need to look at moving the axle etc - which is not rocket science but a bit more complex. As others have said the harder part may be having room to manoeuvre into what seems like a short drive.

Have you sea trialed the Avon? Its reputation for sea-keeping is somewhat less desirable than the SR4 I think you used to own... although it may well suit your needs and get you more knots for less horses on a flat day.
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not yet collecting the boat next weekend and just wondering if it will fit in the driveway
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You can always loose about 2 foot from the "roadgoing LOA" by dropping the engine & retracting the lighting board bars (if fitted) when you get home. Also depending o nthe trailer, removing the lights board may allow you to park the rear end overhanging something like a flower bed or a kerb / step etc.

Worst case, you'll need to do what I did & muck about with the trailer to move the whole boat forward...... (mine is in my garage - just!) I;ll keep an ee on this & if it doesnlt quite fit will show you what I did on mine to compact the drawbar a bit.
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