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Morocco posted 06-22-2002 01:02 PM ET (US)   Profile for Morocco   Send Email to Morocco  
My Revenge 25 is on a trailer and I don't have access to a boatyard lift easily. I want to re-do the bottom paint.

Is it possible to jack the boat up a few inches so I can build a temporary 'sling' that would allow me to pull the trailer (or probably leave it underneath as a 'safety net') so I can get to the hull areas that are resting against the bunks?

Where would 'jack points' be? Along the keel?

Thanks in advance.

acseatsri posted 06-22-2002 05:12 PM ET (US)     Profile for acseatsri  Send Email to acseatsri     
If you have keel rollers and the bunks are used for steadying only, you can try what I did. I just used blocks from the trailer frame on both sides to steady it, then removed the bunks entirely. Also chained the boat to a tree and pulled the boat off a couple inches to get the spots under the rollers. Other than than, jack points would definitely be along the keel, and a good percentage of the weight should be at the stern under the transom.

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