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Old 28 October 2013, 14:34   #21
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Originally Posted by Chris Caton View Post
but guess who has forgotten to tilt engine before setting off, despite both us checking all was sorted

Looking at the picture i wonder if this is what happened in this case, the skeg of the engine caught the road at speed and dragged the boat off the trailer?

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Old 28 October 2013, 14:45   #22
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As others have said its a good lesson to all. I for one always double check everything, the one time I didn't I had left my jockey wheel down and wrote that off (lesson was learnt then:face palm!!

I have two securings on the rear, the winch and a further vertical tie down off the front eye, and it never moves an inch, which is handy when Im coin a 600 mile trip down into france

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