steep drift boat takeout

Discussion in 'Watercraft' started by stokes, Oct 8, 2006.

  1. stokes

    stokes Guest

    Any advice on how to rope manage a long steep drift boat take out where the boat has to be winched up farther than the tow strap length?

    I'm headed for a takeout on the Klickitat that I haven't used or seen before, and I'm wondering how to be best prepared. Thanks!
  2. Jergens

    Jergens AKA Joe Willauer

    Aug 26, 2004
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    if your talking about the slide just back your tralier way down and you should be able to pull your boat up enough to attach the winch strap, i cant do it with my 16' clack. if that doesnt work just make up the gap between your winch strap and the boat with a length of rope and start winching, also make your buddies help pull while you winch, will make things much easier.
  3. Philster

    Philster Active Member

    Feb 25, 2003
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    Friends... Lots of Friends... Or beer to make friends at the takeout... They will be short term friends, but you'll get your boat at least! :beer2:

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