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Hi. Now treading what seems a well worn route we are puzzling about trailer capacities. The Roller Coaster 3 which came with Kairos has a 1300kg axel but a 1100 trailer spec plate. It can take 775kg weight so not much wiggle room for a WB for trailing to new launch sites.

It seems that several members have upgraded their Axel's to 1300kg however when we asked Indespension about getting the trailer plate changed to reflect the axel already on the trailer we were told that due to the outrigger arms being weak they can not come with more than 1100kg hence the trailer restricted plate.Insidentally all of the roller coaster 3 models come with the 1300kg axel as standard so rather misleading for us initially.

Has anyone come across this problem and have they found a way to get around it? When we asked about upgrading the outrigger trailer section we were told it's not cost effective to do so.

What also seems confusing from previous posts are the allowed weight capacities calculations. Any clarity around this much appreciated.

Thanks. Jilly.
Trailers, towing & launching / Insurance for towing
February 13, 2023, 10:25:51 PM
Hi looking to tow to The Dart this Summer. Looking for pointers on a good insurer for covering the boat in transit etc. Any pointers on this much appreciated. Current insurer will only cover if I am towing which will not be the case, wondering if others have got round this or have a great insurer to recommend. New ball game once you use these boat as trailer sailers! Thank you in advance. Jilly.
Sailing / Launch sites
January 15, 2023, 06:18:25 PM
Hi. Just returning from a recky of the River Dartmouth and surrounding area. Please can anyone recommend a launch site. We need to leave a trailer and car for approx 7 days. Steamer quay Totnes has restrictions plus I did not see where to tie up to on launch into fast flowing river so did not fancy that prospect. Any advice very welcome. Jill.
The Rig / Topsail dimensions
July 19, 2022, 10:35:38 PM
Hi. Looking to set up a topsail for Kairos. Can not find dimensions on the forum. Can anyone help please?

Thank you. Jilly.
The Hull / Compression post
November 02, 2021, 07:56:58 AM
Hi. I have recently become a first time Winklebrig owner (Kairos WB 112). Surprisingly she has a compression post fitted. There is evidence of minor cracking either side of the tabernacle to the topside gelcoat on deck. Is this a common thing on the WB and is there another way to suport the hull structure to enable the removal of the post? She has a standard rig which therefore would not require extra support. Any input most welcome.