Improper weight distribution can place excessive strain Outer bunk supports provide stability for the boat. The
on the towing vehicle and trailer. It can also cause the insidebunksarethemainweightbearingmembers. Side
trailer to “fishtail” (sway side to side). Be sure gear and guide-on supports help to keep the boat straight while
other items are distributed evenly in the boat.
driving the boat onto the trailer. Keeping the tie-downs
tightly fastened will prevent the boat from bouncing
against the bunk supports.
The load-carrying capacity of trailer hitches will vary be-
tween manufacturers and must equal or exceed the
GVWR. Four Winns® trailers use surge disc brake sys-
Improper trailer setup can cause hull damage.
tems and require a fixed hitch. Refer to Section S-2E B. Tongue
Surge Disc Brakes for more information.
Four Winns® trailers are designed with tongue weights
Before hitching the trailer to the vehicle, make sure the between 5% and 10% of the total weight of the boat,
proper size hitch ball is installed to match the coupler. fuel, gear and trailer. If the downward weight on the
Please refer to the coupler or actuator on the trailer for coupling ball does not fall within this range, coupler fail-
ball size. Four Winns® 214 CFS IO & OB trailers re- ure and towing instability may occur. If using another
quire a 2" diameter hitch ball and a 2 5/16” diameter manufacturer’s trailer, have the dealer check the tongue
hitch ball is required for the 234/254 CFS trailers. Re- weight before trailering.
fer to Section S-3 Operation for additional information
on hitches. Also, consult your Four Winns® dealer for
his recommendation before purchasing a trailer hitch for
your towing vehicle.
DO NOT use a bent or damaged tongue or cou-
pler. Replacement parts may be ordered
through a Four Winns® dealer.
The trailer tongue is hinged on our painted trailers and
removable on our galvanized trailers. This allows for
easier storage. The tongue is attached with two clevis
pins with locking hair pins to the trailer frame. Refer to
To help guard against a sudden failure while in
use, do not use a worn hitch ball. Replace
all worn or damaged parts.
S - 2
A. Bunk Supports
wood is rot resistant. All boards are covered with a high
age during normal use.
Bunk supports run parallel to the keel and support the
hull, extending beyond the transom. See Figure S1.
Figure S2: Trailer Tongue Assembly
Figure S1: Trailer Bunks
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