Trailer Tie Downs

Check your boat trailer tie downs regularly for tight secure fit and be sure they are not frayed or worn. These trailer tie down straps are made of heavy duty material and generally last a long time.  When these tie down straps begin to wear or tear they should be replaced.  One most common reason for needing to buy a new tie down is because  one has been lost.  The importance of well maintained straps are part of your overall safety and security plan for your fishing outing.  There are several types of tie downs for your boat and trailer:   Primary transom tie downs from boat to trailer, Trolling motor tie downs, Boat cover tie downs and Main motor transom saver and tie downs.

BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Transom Tie-Down

These 2 inch boat trailer tie down straps from BoatBuckle Pro feature rubber coated J hook top hook and rubber protective backing protect your boat surface.  Available in 2, 4 and 6 foot lengths and can withstand 1200 lb breaking strength.  Extra long handle assist in opening and closing the latch.  A great product for replacing frayed or damages straps.

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Retractable Trailer tie Down

This professional grade, retractable transom tie-down works like a seat-belt for your boat, the self storing straps will extend to 72 inches, but automatically retract to hold the boat snug just like a seat belt.  These units contain a built-in, one-hand ratchet with rubber-grip handle and release lever snugs the strap with a lift and click. Their vinyl coated hooks help protect your boat's finish. This pair is rated 3,500 lbs each strap.  And get this:  One-bolt installation makes the CargoBuckle part of your trailer so it won't get lost like conventional tie-downs.  This can be a replacement for worn straps or why not simply an upgrade?

Trolling Motor Tie Down

This Rod Saver tie down strap is a good idea for your trolling motor if you don't already have one.  Simple to use, yet very effective.  Your trolling motor won't bounce around while traveling on the lake or highway.  Available in two sizes, click on the links below and read more about them. 

Transom Savers

Transom savers (transom tie downs) are important trailer tie downs that protect your motor and its hydraulic lift.  They prevent the main motor from bouncing while traveling and take weight off transom and hydraulics during storage.  Easy to use, the rubber motor stop and strap secures your motor. to the saver.  This transom saver is a standard straight support.  There are styles that will reach down under the boat if needed.  Easily removable for loading/unloading.   Attwood is a great priced and reliable supply of transom savers.

Boat Cover Tie Downs

  Of all your tie down needs your boat cover tie down straps receive the most wear and tear.  Exposed to highway force winds, they can wear where-ever they rub.  You certainly don't want to have your cover come loose while traveling.  These boat cover tie down straps are 1" heavy duty nylon webbing and are long enough (96 inches) to wrap around your boat frame.  Tip: truck drivers say to put 1-2 twists in the strap to minimize the amount of flapping that occurs from the wind.  These are available in packs of  12.  They also feature quick-release buckles for easy application and removal.

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