Common questions

How much is a pontoon boat trailer cost?

How much is a pontoon boat trailer cost?

In the 23′-25′ category, boat trailers can cost upwards of $2000 to $4000 for heavy-duty boats. For example, BTM Trailers offers a Super Heavy Duty pontoon trailer that can handle 23′ to 25′ pontoon boats at $2,875.

What size trailer do I need for a 20 foot pontoon boat?

Trailers for every size pontoon should be 3′ to 4′ longer than the pontoon boat. A trailer for a 20′ boat should be 23′-24′. A trailer for a 24′ should be 27′-28′ length overall. In the photo to the left, the bunk could perhaps be a few inches longer, but with the weight in the back it’s immaterial.

What is a scissor lift pontoon trailer?

Scissor-type trailers, sometimes called “Fold-down”, feature a narrow frame that fits between the pontoons and lifts the boat by the deck in the center. Because of its design, this type of trailer cannot haul triple pontoon models.

What is a tandem pontoon trailer?

A popular model, this trailer is designed to fit pontoons up to 22′ in length and is great for the long haul given its multiple axles. Reliability is built in with smart lighting and wheel bearing systems.

How do you store a pontoon boat without a trailer?

Storing a pontoon boat without a trailer

  1. Pontoon boat storage blocks. The cheapest solution for storing a pontoon boat without a trailer is to use storage blocks.
  2. Rent dry storage from a marina or dock.
  3. Nested boat stands or dollies.
  4. Rent a covered marina slip.

What size ball are most boat trailers?

The most common size trailer hitch ball is the 2-inch diameter ball. The 2-inch ball is used on a variety of popular trailers, such as boat trailers, utility trailers and campers. 2-inch trailer balls have a wide weight capacity range from 3,500 pounds to 12,000 pounds gross trailer weight.

Do pontoon boats need a special trailer?

An 18 foot pontoon boat requires an a 18 – 21 foot long trailer. A 21 foot pontoon boat requires a 21 – 24 foot long trailer. A 24 foot pontoon boat requires a 21 – 27 foot long trailer.

Which type of pontoon trailer is best?

The 10 Best Pontoon Boat Trailers Available Today

  1. WFB Float-On Trailer.
  2. Wolverine Trailers All Pro 24 Bunk Style Pontoon Boat Tailer.
  3. Venture Pontoon Trailer Tandem Axle VPT 24-40.
  4. Venture Galvanized Single Axle Pontoon Trailer.
  5. Triton Scissors-Style Pontoon Trailer.
  6. Mid-America Bunk Style Pontoon Boat Trailer.

How much does a pontoon scissor trailer cost?

From base models to the most tricked-out scissor trailer, you will find pricing anywhere from $3K-$7K. This will vary geographically and is subject to change if you add on upgrades.

Which is better single or tandem axle trailer?

If you are hauling a lot of low weight loads, need maneuverability and to keep your costs down, a single axle model is best. If you are putting some serious highway mileage on your trailer, hauling heavy payloads or are planning to expand your business, a tandem axle model is a better choice.

Can I add another axle to my pontoon trailer?

You could add a second axle to a trailer that doubles its axle capacity but this does not ensure the other parts of the trailer, such as its frame or coupler, have that same doubled capacity.

Is it OK to leave pontoon boat in water?

During the winter months you should never leave your pontoon boat in the water. Ice can damage your pontoons, algae and scum will build up, and overall, you’re going come back at the start of the season to a boat that will need a lot repair.

How big is an aluminum pontoon boat trailer?

Our Pontoons Trailers come standard 14″ radials, vinyl wrapped bunks to protect your aluminum pontoons, and a pontoon bow stop and ladder. Find out more about how our multihull boat trailers can get you where you need to go.

What kind of pontoon trailer is best for fresh water?

The Aircraft Strength High-Grade Aluminum pontoon trailers are also great for fresh or saltwater and are usually lighter in towing weight. Which type of trailer you choose will depend upon your boat size, your tow weight and your budget. We will help you make the right choice!

Are there aluminum boat trailers for ski boats?

Get off your fat sack, our Ski Boat Aluminum Boat Trailers are light weight and set up for your boat. With our custom bunk set up your boat self centers when loading.

How many pontoon boat trailers does load Rite have?

Load Rite offers more than 35 models of pontoon boat trailers to tow a range of pontoons, tritoons and modified deck boats. Our pontoon trailers feature a low-profile, float-on design for easy loading and launching and heavy-duty construction for all types of service including salt water.

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