Originally Posted by Alex55
Thanks for your replies.
What do you think about the front roller? Doesn't seem to be doing a huge amount now...
Its all a bit weird as the boat previously sat on the trailer just fine - the only thing i am wondering is if the front roller could of slipper and whether that should be raised up somehow to lift the front of the boat?
I think you can flip the bottom keel roller so the bracket points backwards not forward and you'll get the adjustment. Looks the wrong way around compared to my Bramber. I had the opposite problem and it was taking too much weight.
The front wobble roller carriages look like they should be set forward a foot or so, I wouldn't move them rearward.
I don't see any need for bow rollers, normally the hull comes gently to rest against a one piece solid bow snubber as on my Snipe. Does the horizontal winch beam pivot on it's fixing bolt that goes through the winch post? I don't think the hull should ride up on rollers at that steep angle. New galvanized winch posts of better design are only about £50 which could be an option.
My Bramber trailer has a wider affair which is better to hold the bow against lateral movement. Here's the picture before adjustment, it was mistakenly fitted upside down and not touching! Now it is fitted the right way it allowed me to lower the winch post and the strap webbing no longer fouls the snubber during retrieval.