2011 Four Winns F-Series Boat Owners Manual

Trailer Information
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® F series trailers are designed
specifically for the F series models only.  Please consult
our website at www.fourwinns.com or your Four Winns   B.   Load Carrying Capacity
dealer for applicable trailer models. Four Winns® trail-
ers meet or exceed the National Marine Manufacturers
Association’s trailer requirements.
The certification label shows the maximum load-carrying
capacity and is located on the port  forward side of the
trailer.   The Gross Vehicle  Weight Rating (GVWR)  is
Four Winns manufactures bunk type trailers  for the F     the load-carrying capacity plus the weight of the trailer
series models only.  The bunks are located specifically
for Four Winns® boats and adequately support all parts
of the boat.  It is a “drive-on” type trailer which means
winching the boat from the water is not necessary.
itself.  DO NOT exceed the GVWR rating for the trailer.
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
to Table 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
Four Winns offers both painted and galvanized trailers
with  GatorHyde™  protective  coating.   The  painted
trailer is  intended to  be used in  fresh water  and the
galvanized trailer in salt/brackish water.
Four  Winns  does  not  recommend  the  us-
age of painted  trailers for salt/brackish water
conditions, as trailer life may be  substantially
Table 1:  Average Equipment Weight
If selecting a trailer from another manufacturer, check
the load-carrying capacity. Atrailer with a load-carrying
capacity that is too low will be unsafe on the  highway
and could cause sudden failure of  critical trailer com-
ponents or abnormal tire wear. Atrailer with too high of
a load-carrying capacity that is sprung for heavy loads
can damage a lighter boat.
A.   Regulations
Federal law requires that the trailer and tire registration
information  be  compiled  and  recorded.    The Four
Winns® boat registration card includes trailer registra-
tion information.  A  trailer tire warranty card  included
in the owner’s packet, is to be filled out and re  turned
to the tire manufacturer.
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.
Manufacturer’s Tire Registry
Ensure to fill out your name and address on the
tire registration form provided in your  owners
packet. Mail it to the tire manufacturer for the
purposes of  compliance with  Federal defect
notification regulations.  
Trailer Information - Section S
Owner’s Manual Page 117
Product Specification
CategoriesFour Winns F-Series Manuals, Four Winns Manuals
Model Year2011
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