How to Unload and Load Your Pontoon Boat on the Boat Trailer

May 17, 2016

How to Unload and Load Your Pontoon Boat on the Boat Trailer

Owning a Pontoon boat is something the entire family can enjoy. However no boat owner was excluded from the intimidation of unloading and loading their 1st boat on the trailer. Pontoons especially can be more challenging as they sit higher off the water and have a tendency to catch the wind. This video provides a very simple checklist and suggestions from many years of lessons learned.


Video Timeline
Initial pre-unloading steps - 0:05 - 0:42
Backing the trailer into the water - 0:43 - 0:58
Making sure the engine starts & runs - 0:59 - 1:11
Unloading from the trailer - 1:12 - 1:46
Approaching the dock - 1:47 - 1:59
Getting underway - 2:00 - 2:14
Returning to the dock - 2:15 - 2:45
Loading the boat on the trailer - 2:46 - 6:02
Securing the boat for the road - 6:05 - 6:31