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small boat for a small car?

Would this be light enough for a Smart Fortwo to tow?
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Depending upon what trailer you select, it might be pushing the limits of what I'd want to tow with All Ball, but you may also want to check out this boat: Uncle Buck's Pond Prowler Boat - 10'

Similar in size, capacity, and functionality, but only weighs 130 lbs. and costs more than $2000 less.
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It weighs just 350# - add a couple CWT for a trailer. No worries - the smart can totally handle that!

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looks nice

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Depending upon what trailer you select, it might be pushing the limits of what I'd want to tow with All Ball, but you may also want to check out this boat: Uncle Buck's Pond Prowler Boat - 10'

Similar in size, capacity, and functionality, but only weighs 130 lbs. and costs more than $2000 less.

It looks nice.
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I chose a 12' Portabote (you might google that), 75 lbs. Harbor Freight boat trailer, U-Haul (Curt) hitch. I never break the Portabote down as it's just too easy to trailer it, load 2-3 people, 4 hp, 4 stroke motor and cruise on down the coast.
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Is this the Porta-Bote that you are talking about?


Perhaps one could use it with the trailer from Smart Car Universe?
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Would this be light enough for a Smart Fortwo to tow?
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Is this the Porta-Bote that you are talking about?


Perhaps one could use it with the trailer from Smart Car Universe?
I use a 12' Portabote, boat trailer from Harbor Freight, Curt trailer hitch sold and installed by U-Haul. Power from Yamaha 4 hp 4-stroke or Minn Kota 55 lb thrust trolling motor.
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