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Tow Vehicle Payloads – Part 3

In the previous two parts of this series we have looked at the maximum rated towing capacity of common caravan tow vehicles verses the actual maximum towing capacity when the vehicle is fully loaded. A good example is the Ford Ranger. When unloaded the Ranger will tow 3.5 tonne no problems but once you load…

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What Weight Can I Legally Tow? – Part 2

In the Part 1 of this four-part series we looked at the common terms you must know, TARE, ATM, GVM and GCM along with Kerb weight which is the vehicle weight assuming a 75kg driver and a full tank of fuel (this can vary depending on the manufacturer). We had a look at the most…

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What Weight Can I Legally Tow? – Part 1

So the retirement payout is in the bank and you are ready to do the big caravan trip around Australia and here comes the shopping list of the must haves!! New caravan, new tow vehicle and lots of new toys. So the usual scenario goes like this…… You have found your dream caravan, 24’ semi off…

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What to look for when choosing a cartopper tinnie

What to look for when choosing a cartopper tinnie The fishing and boating opportunity’s across Australia are endless and if you are one of the lucky ones planning a caravan trip around Australia you might want to consider taking a small boat with you. From the quiet rivers of the NSW coast, across the freshwater…

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Uni-Mount for Cargo Racks and Trays

NEW RELEASE FROM BOATHOIST 2016 !!! Uni-Mount for Cargo Racks and Trays Many people who are setting up to travel Australia with their caravan in tow are purchasing large cargo racks or trays to help carry the extra gear they need. Part of that extra gear often ends up being a cartopper tinnie. We are…

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7 Things you need to know about – folding boat trailers

7 Things you need to know about – folding boat trailers 1 – Do I need a folding trailer? Most caravan parks around Australia do not have boat ramps so the short answer is yes, unless you are going to caravan park where you know you have direct access to the water you will need…

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Do I need a kayak loader?

Do I need a kayak loader? This will depend on a number of things. The size of the kayak, the height of your vehicle, your physical ability, your age etc. You will know the first time you try to load your new kayak whether you need to invest in a kayak loader or not. What…

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7 things you need to know about – loading a kayak

7 things you need to know about – loading a kayak 1- Do I need a kayak loader? This will depend on a number of things. The size of the kayak, the height of your vehicle, your physical ability, your age etc. You will know the first time you try to load your new kayak…

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