Skip to main content

Recommended buying guides

See all guides
See all guides

About Boat Trailers

Every boat owner needs a boat trailer. Whether it is a cheap and cheerful model used occasionally to take the boat to be serviced, a robust trailer for journeys to and from the water, or a stable model for storing your boat at home ? there is something for everyone in the boat trailer market. Used boat trailers represent better value for money than brand new top-of-the-line models, but make sure you are aware of any salt water damage, scratches, dents and other wear and tear before you buy. Trailer tyres are designed to accommodate heavy weights, but they can wear out faster than planned if they are transporting unusually heavy boats, or boats carrying additional loads. Tyres and other elements of the boat trailer can always be repaired or replaced ? if you are looking for spare parts for your boat trailer, make sure you know the correct model number and manufacturing year of the trailer in question. Brand new boat trailers offer a wide range of choice, from colour, to weight, to height and length. If your boat is particularly long or heavy, make sure your trailer size matches up, and keep an eye open for boat trailer rollers or other accessories which can help manoeuvre the boat onto the trailer. To keep your boat trailer in top condition, wash it through with fresh water after every use, and make sure to grease the bearings as soon as they get dry.