04-20-2013, 12:23 AM #1
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Is this a safe tie down for a jet ski? Please adviseI put new ratchet tie downs on each side of my jetski. Before I use to use one long tiedown that went through the loop that you attach the rope to pull an tube. the straps are tight but im wondering cant the ski move forward if the breaks are aplied quickly at fast speed? Is this right? It's a zieman s-61 single trailer.
04-20-2013, 01:26 AM #2
Answered in Kawi section. Good luck.
04-20-2013, 06:58 AM #3
The straps that you ratchet @ he back are to keep the ski secured to the rear of the trailer & from sliding back. The bow-stop @ the front of the trailer (roller looking thing) should be up againt your ski bow ... and not allow for a lot of room for the ski to move forward. It will stop the ski from advancing forward in most cases. Now if you stop so hard & crash into something your ski may ride up on the bow stop on the trailer you have. Not Likely Though ! Good luck
04-20-2013, 09:17 AM #4
04-20-2013, 01:00 PM #5
The stern straps are fine. If possible you'll want to make sure the bow strap goes under the stop to keep the boat from jumping up or moving forward. I can't tell if that's possible from you pics. Worst case is you could put an eye bolt into the trailer frame & use it to attach an additional strap or safety chain to the bow.
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