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Old 01-03-2016, 10:59   #1
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Saga 409 dinghy davits question

I'm considering buying a 2005 Saga 409. Its inflatable dinghy, now on deck, completely blocks my forward view so I was wondering if adding davits to the stern would be the solution.

Has anyone seen a Saga 409 with dinghy davits? Are there any weight issues, or other problems with hanging the dink there rather than towing it?

Your thoughts would be very helpful.
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Old 01-03-2016, 16:52   #3
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Re: Saga 409 dinghy davits question

With that transom, you've definitely got some options! When hanging the dinghy on davits or from an arch, just make sure it's strapped securely to the boat. If the davits are properly made, they should be able to support the weight with no issue. Seems like you already have an outboard mount as well.
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Atlantic towers new jersey. Buy the upgraded version with the thicker aluminum. It'll support more than you need like my boat

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Old 01-03-2016, 20:25   #7
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Thanks. I will look into the Atlantic Towers upgraded version.



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