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 Post subject: Stacking Bravos?
PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:26 pm 
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Have my Bravo on a flatbed trailer. It is 10' x 63". I glued some industrial floormats to the bed for cushiioning.

How to stack another Bravo on top of that one?
Bow to stern?
A sheet of plywood between them to keep the top one from spreading?

The A frame complicates this.

Has anyone stacked them?

Suggestions?

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:37 am 
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Chas,

I haven't seen or done this, but would suspect that you would want to avoid stacking them directly on top of each other, so the bottom boat would be supporting the top.

I would suggest looking into making a rack that the bottom boat would slide under, and would carry the weight of the top boat. The material/design used would depend on how far you are hauling the boats and what the driving conditions are.

Another consideration is if you want the rack permanent or removable.

One final thought, I've seen roof racks for Kayaks that tilt them on their sides, about a 45 degree angle, when the boats are wider than the roof rack. This is also an option, but care has to be taken to not damage the hulls.

Hope some of these comments help.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:03 am 
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Wonder whether anyone has come up with a way to put two Bravos on a trailer.
The manual advises against putting them on their sides.
Maybe a rack as oerterch suggests?

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