Thread: Towing Boat
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Old 01-29-2019, 08:59 AM
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Originally Posted by serious View Post
Isn’t general consensus that you should only safely tow something up to about 85% of the vehicles stated “towing capacity”? So if tow capacity is listed as 9800 pounds you should only really tow up to 8,330 pounds (and that includes weight of boat, trailer, fuel, gear, etc...)
I think that depends on how far and how often your towing. If I were towing it up and down the east coast, hundreds of miles a week I'd want something bigger. If I were towing it to the beach house in the spring and home in the fall and three miles to and from the ramp in the interim, not really a big deal.
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