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Trailering without damage

Being new to boating but experience dragging a camper around, it occurred to me that the boat might accumulate scratches or nicks from debris thrown up by (mostly) my tow vehicle. Does anyone address this? Would installing a pair of mud flaps on the tow vehicle be worthwhile, or is there some type of guard available? Thx.

David
2003 Sundeck 217 OB, Yamaha 150 2 Stroke
"I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered. My life is my own." - Number 6

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  • cjjjdeck
    cjjjdeck Northern NJMember, Moderator Posts: 1,872 ✭✭✭✭

    If your tow vehicle sit as high (or higher) as a pickup truck, it's probably not a bad idea to add a removable tow guard (full width mud guard) that you can find at any RV & Camper supply shop.  I tow with a Ford Expedition EL and haven't had an issue with stone chips so far. 

    2012 SD237 I/O Mercruiser 5.0L MPI ECT/ Bravo 3
    2012 Load Rite Elite Tandem axle trailer

  • HydroCanis
    HydroCanis Member Posts: 176 ✭✭

    OK, I'll check into that, thanks. My older Tahoe sits level at factory height, probably throws less stuff up than the former owner's pickup, so maybe it's just not a problem.

    David
    2003 Sundeck 217 OB, Yamaha 150 2 Stroke
    "I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered. My life is my own." - Number 6