2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

Laws covering such items as trailer brakes, lights, safety
chains, etc., will vary from state to state. Please contact
The trailer must properly “match” the boat’s weight and    the motor vehicle department in your state for additional
hull design.  Four Winns® trailers are designed specifi-
cally for each boat model. Four Winns® trailers meet or
exceed the National Marine ManufacturersAssociation’s    B.   Load Carrying Capacity
The certification label shows the maximum load-carrying
Four Winns manufactures bunk type trailers. The bunks   capacity and  is located on the port forward side of the
are located specifically for Four Winns® boats and ad-     trailer. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is the
equately support all parts of the boat.  It is a “drive-on”     load-carrying capacity plus the weight of the trailer itself.
type trailer which means winching the boat from the wa-  DO NOT exceed the GVWR rating for the trailer.
ter is not necessary.
When using or choosing a tow vehicle with the
correct GVWR, you must consider not only the
weight of the boat and trailer but also the weight
of the fuel, water, equipment, etc. Refer toTable
1 below:
When winching the boat onto the trailer, be sure
the bunks are wet to prevent damage to the
boat or trailer.  DO NOT attempt to winch the
boat forward when out of the water. Damage to
the winch stand/assembly or tongue could oc-
Four Winns offers both painted and galvanized trailers.
The painted trailer is intended to be used in fresh water
and the galvanized trailer in salt/brackish water.
60 Lbs.
6.5 Lbs./Gal.
8 Lbs./Gal.
150 Lbs.
Four Winns does not recommend the usage of
painted trailers for  salt/brackish water condi-
tions, as  trailer  life may  be substantially  re-
Table 1:  Average Equipment Weight
If selecting a trailer from another manufacturer, check the
load-carrying capacity. A trailer with a load-carrying ca-
pacity that is too low will be unsafe on the highway and
could cause sudden failure of critical trailer components
or abnormal tire wear.  A trailer with too high of a load-
carrying capacity that is sprung for heavy loads can dam-
age a lighter boat.
A.   Regulations
Federal law requires that the trailer and tire registration
informationbecompiledandrecorded.   TheFourWinns®
tion. A trailer tire warranty card included in the owner’s
packet,  is  to  be filled  out  and  returned  to  the  tire
DO NOT overload your trailer by placing cam-
ping gear or other heavy equipment in the boat.
DO NOT exceed the GVWR rating. Damage to
the hitch, coupler, or trailer may occur.
The warranty of the tire is administered by the
manufacturer of the tire. The manufacturer of
the tires on your trailer is Carlisle Tire.  Please
cerns relating to your tires.
Sundowner™ Owner’s Manual
Section S
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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