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need a trailer brace modification done to your cover?
Most Flying Scots are tied down to
the trailer by a webbing strap nowadays. If you use
a webbing tie down to the trailer for traveling, you
do not need the trailer brace modification.
But, in the past, many Scots were secured
to the trailer by a tie down wood bar...a 2” x
4” brace that ran across the boat near the back
end of the cockpit and had chains at both ends that
dropped down and attached to the trailer. Since the
trailer brace runs under the cover, we need to modify
the cover with 2 sleeve-like additions, so the 2”
x 4” bar or pipe can run through the cover and
outward beyond the boat, to allow the chains to drop
down and attach to the trailer. The sleeve holes close
tightly around the 2” x 4” with double cinch