Author: Christian Bold
Boating can be a lot of fun but unless you have a mooring your boat will require a trailer for transport. Trailers need to be road worthy just like a car so all the parts and accessories on your trailer need to be in good condition. You spend a lot of time taking care of your boat, you service it, you anti-foul it and you wash it, don’t forget to take the time to look after your trailer as well. To keep it working at its best you need to make sure that you have somewhere reliable to buy your boat trailer parts.
Boat maintenance is important. But, you also need to take care of everything associated with your boat, like your boat trailer. If that breaks down then you’ll be left with no solution to going boating. Buying spare boat trailer parts ensures that you can take care of any problems with it as soon as they come up.
The importance of choosing the right trailer parts cannot be overemphasized for obvious reasons. Successful repairs of trailers often depend on replacing defective, worn and missing parts but these parts must be of the right specifications. Otherwise, the problems persist or worsen.
When you buy trailer parts, your first step is to ensure that the specifications are detailed from the type of parts to their sizes, dimensions and quantity. You will then be able to buy the right trailer parts and start on the right foot on the essential repairs. If necessary, you must make a list of said parts before logging online or visiting a brick-and-mortar parts store.
This step has many benefits of its own, too. For one thing, you will save time and effort on buying, fitting and then returning the incorrect trailer parts to the store. Your repair schedule can be followed and even fast-tracked with the right parts on hand. Don;t forget the purchasing the correct parts can save your precious dollars.
When you buy trailer parts, your shopping list may include axles; bearings and seals; bolts and nuts; brakes; couplings; wheels, tires and rims; and hubs, drums and discs, among others. You will be conversant in these parts soon enough so buying these items will be easier in time. In the meantime, ask for assistance from Bold Trailers so that your purchased trailer parts are exactly what you require.
Media Release – For Immediate Release
Driving Faster Saves Lives
There have been 316 rescues across the Cronulla beaches between July 2011 and December 2011. Sutherland Shire Council Lifeguards now have a brand new tool in their race to save lives – a brand new custom built reverse jet ski trailer that has reduced their rescue response times – letting the lifeguards get to people in trouble and save lives faster.
Each summer Sutherland Shire Council Lifeguards complete countless rescues and first aid treatments. With over 2 million beach visitors annually it’s easy to understand that some days on the beach can be quite hectic.
Whist the Red and Yellow flags and safety signage are extremely important in establishing the patrolled swimming area and identifying rips, PWCs have become a key craft in performing rescues.
“Their speed and agility in the surf zone is unmatched” identifies Councils Lifeguard Manager, Brad Whittaker. He also points out the need to be able to launch and retrieve the PWC as being very important.
“Council required a trailer that facilitated quick launching but also reduced OHS injuries for staff when recovering the PWC from the sand. Importantly the trailer needed to have RTA approval because we often need to drive it to remote locations and servicing. Bold Trailers designed a trailer that ticked all those boxes and we are very happy with the final product”. Brad Whittaker.
- The Jet Ski trailer is being used to patrol Cronulla’s beaches – Cronulla, North Cronulla, Elouera, Wanda and Greenhills beaches.
- The trailer holds the Jet Ski in a reverse position – The front of the Jet Ski faces the water.
- There were 316 rescues on Cronulla beaches between July 2011 and December 2011.
- The new trailer has reduced rescue response times – i.e. lifeguards reach people needing to be rescued faster thus reducing the possibility of drowning.
- The trailer can launch and retrieve a jet ski in both a forward or reverse facing position. This is revolutionary in a Jet Ski trailer.
- Bold Trailers is a local Caringbah business owned and operated by Christian and Jaclyn Bold
Christian Bold, Director of Bold Trailers, is a licensed Mechanic and Auto Electrician with over 14 years experience in trailer maintenance. His combination of professional training, experience and passion makes him one of only a handful of trailer repair specialists in Australia.