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About the Custom Boat Loader

The Custom Boat Loader allows one person to safely and easily load and unload an aluminium dinghy from their 4WD roof using a cordless drill or fully wireless remote controlled version, in about 2 minutes! We also make a heavy duty version to suit the larger boats on the bigger vehicles. With a Custom Boat Loader you can place the boat in the water if you can get to it!

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Custom Boat Loader - How it Works

How it Works

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The vehicle reverses to the stern of the dinghy.

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The boat loader process starts

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Boat starts to pivot

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Boat pivoting on rear bar

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Boat moves forward to lock down position

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Boat being locked down and ready for travel

Step By Step

Step by Step

How the Custom Boat Loader operates.

  • The vehicle reverses to the stern of the dinghy.
  • The four lifting ropes are pulled through the guides on the Custom boat loader and secured to four anchor points on the boat.
  • A fulcrum plate fits between the stern of the dinghy and the tow-bar of the vehicle.
  • Once in position the winch is activated, pulling the boat up and off the ground. The worm drive winch gives full control when loading and unloading – you can stop at any time & the winch will hold the boat at any stage, automatically.
  • Once over the vertical, the boat pivots on the rear bar of the rack, & then runs easily forward until the bow is resting on the front edge of the rack.
  • The winch continues to pull on the four ropes until tension is sufficient to secure the boat onto the Custom boat loader & locked for transport, although tie down straps are recommended for extra safety over rough roads & anchor points are provided on the loader for this purpose.
Boat Loader Demo Video

Boat Loader Demo Video

Detailed demonstration of use and features.

Testimonials

Testimonials

A few kind words.

Thank you Dian, The boatloader works just fine. We have had a wonderful afternoon raising and lowering the boat. A few minor adjustments to the ropes and everything worked just fine. (Thank god Optima batteries can handle a continuous load.) We have also worked out how to unload the boat straight onto the little bulldog trailer.Please thank Bill for his advice. My back loves each of you.

I had a call from a fellow who wanted to know what your loaders were like… and I told him they were the best ever, especially as he wanted to travel off road with a boat…I hope he rang you. Thanks so much again as your product is the best ever and I hope to have another one in about 7 years time.

Many thanks for the service and quality of the outfit you have provided, it was easy and convenient to have everything supplied from a local business providing a one stop shop. We have recommended your services to others in the hope they will also support a local business, good luck for the future.

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