Originally Posted by Goat_boy
Is this boat
Depends what you mean.
Most provinces and U.S. states routinely issue annual oversize permits. The Ontario
ones are expensive, CAN$488 per year. (Oversize/overweight Vehicles manual
Many if not most boats, when trailered, are somewhat wider than the beam listed in their specifications. For example, the trailer
for my Hunter
H26, which is specified to be 8'6" abeam, has 2" diameter guide posts to either side through which the boat must pass when launched or landed, for an overall width just shy of 9'.
Enforcement is variable. I am just south of the Ontario
border and will let you speculate as to whether I pay for the $80 oversize permit
offered in the jurisdiction where I keep my boat.
The greater problem in your case is one of draft
. Except for the Great Lakes
, most boat ramps are too shallow.