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Drotto Boat Latch Videos

Drotto Boat Latch Videos

Here are a number of Drotto Boat Latch Videos. We have compiled a few of our Drotto Boat Latch Videos into one easy page to navigate. Below you will see how the Drotto boat latch works for loading and unloading a boat and how to install. See below for Drotto Boat Latch Videos.

Drotto Boat Latch Videos – Boat Loading Videos

This is the boat loading video of the Drotto boat latch videos. You will see how the latch works on a few versions of boat and trailer setups. The first boat is an Alumacraft boat on a prestige bunk trailer. The second boat loading clip is a Ranger 620 on a Rangertrail bunk trailer. The last is an Alumacraft on a roller trailer.

You will notice the boat is brought into the trailer at just above idle speed. When the front end of the boat comes into contact with the over 8″ wide Drotto boat latch, the latch helps guide the boat into the center of the mechanism. Once guided to the center of the latch, the bow eye slides up into the jaws of the latch. When the bow eye contacts the jaws, the jaws automatically lock onto the bow eye. Once locked it secures the boat to the trailer. Now that the boat is secure to the trailer, the boat can be pulled forward into the dry area. Now that you are in the dry area, you may hook up your straps and chains for safe travel.

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Drotto Boat Latch Videos – Launching a boat

This is the boat launching video of the Drotto Boat latch videos. You will see how easy is is to launch a boat using the Drotto boat latch. Since the Drotto boat latch keeps the boat secure to the trailer, you may remove your straps and chain at the dry waters edge. Proceed to back your boat down into the water. Once you are in a good depth to launch the boat, simply pull the lever. Pulling the lever will open the jaws on the drotto boat latch and release the boat into the water. The mechanism also stays open awaiting your return. With the jaws remaining open after launch it allows for easy loading and no resetting before loading again. You may then come right back into the latch for a secure loading experience.

Drotto Boat Latch Videos

Drotto Boat Latch Videos – Roller Trailer Installation

This is the Drotto roller trailer install video of the few Drotto boat latch videos on this page. You will see how easy it is to install the Drotto latch on a roller trailer, We have simply loosened the crank strap and pushed the boat back on the trailer about a 8 inches. Now that the boat is backed off simply remove the bow roller from the front of the trailer. Install the Drotto boat latch within the same bracket mount that held your roller. Try and use the hole on the Drotto boat latch that is closest to the jaws. The other installation hole is just an option if needed. Once the boat latch is bolted in snug simply crank your boat back into the latch. You will hear it click and lock your boat into place. Now simply tighten the bolt. (The boat may push back a few inches on your trailer.) If this is an issue, you may simply slide your entire wench back. Slide the wench toward the tongue of your trailer approx 2 inches by loosening the bracket on the base of the wench.

Drotto Boat Latch Videos

Drotto Boat Latch Videos – Bunk Trailer Installation

This is the Drotto Bunk installation video of the few Drotto boat latch videos on this page. You will see how easy it is to install the Drotto latch on a bunk trailer, We have simply launched the boat into the water. Now that the boat is off the trailer simply remove the bow roller from the front of the trailer. Install the Drotto boat latch within the same bracket mount that held your roller. Try and use the hole on the Drotto boat latch that is closest to the jaws. The other installation hole is just an option if needed. Once the boat latch is bolted in snug, but not loose, slowly bring the boat back into the trailer and into the latch. You will hear it click and lock your boat into place. (The boat may push back a few inches on your trailer.) If this is an issue, you may simply slide your entire winch stand back. Slide the winch toward the tongue of your trailer approx 2 inches by loosening the bracket on the base of the winch.

Drotto Boat Latch Videos

Garry Potts Sr.
Garry Potts Sr.
23:18 22 Jan 21
the service was great thanks rob the latch was easy to install an works great thanks again
Humminbird Tips & Tricks
Humminbird Tips & Tricks
01:31 19 Jan 21
Installed a drotto latch with roller for a Triton bass boat and love it! Highly recommended!!! Works perfectly for solo launch and recovery. You can also release the latch on dry land and launch normally with someone backing you in. Furthermore. The latch automatically adjusts so there is no problem on flat or steep ramps. Just wish I bought one sooner.
Russell Parker
Russell Parker
21:17 18 Jan 21
Randy Ross
Randy Ross
01:06 18 Jan 21
This is the best money I've spent on my boat. This makes loading so easy, especially when you fish alone. 2 of my friends have purchased one after see how it works.
John Barksdale
John Barksdale
00:34 11 Jan 21
Great product & wish I had years earlier. Makes launching & getting off lake so much faster & easier. Excellent install instructions. Buddy has a BassCat boat, will Stratos unit work with his boat?
Nathan Heath
Nathan Heath
18:12 05 Jan 21
Steve Hess
Steve Hess
06:53 03 Jan 21
Extremely easy and quick to install. Works great with my SeaArk FX 2072.
Farrell Doc Meyer
Farrell Doc Meyer
23:05 29 Dec 20
Most unfortunately that the Drotto Boat Latch would not work on my 2021 Thunder Jet 185. The latch hook on my Boat is welded on and the Welding Design is not the typical hook. I can tell you that Darren the Owner work with me on the return and I was very pleased with his professionalism. So, so far as that is concerned he is a man of his word and that’s the reason for this review.
Jessica Eaton
Jessica Eaton
13:46 28 Dec 20
Literally the best accessory you can add to your boat makes unloading and loading a breeze i have one on each boat an older Procraft and now a 2015 Skeeter the Skeeter was a pain to load before adding the drotto do yourself a favor and get one
John Pryhoda
John Pryhoda
23:25 23 Dec 20
Installed today and it was super easy! First launch and recovery on the '08 Triton TR20 and it worked flawlessly!
Henry Perkins
Henry Perkins
19:50 14 Dec 20
Excellent product--makes launching & loading boat on trailer a simple and safe operation--very easy install on Tracker 1860 MVX -very fast shipping--will recommend to friendsbest regards-Henry P
Dave Ness
Dave Ness
18:01 14 Dec 20
John Diola
John Diola
18:39 07 Dec 20
This device makes it easy to dock my boat on the trailer and I don’t have to get out and walk through knee deep water to latch the boat to the trailer winch. I just drive the boat onto the trailer and carefully power up the trailer until I feel/hear the latch click, then I get out of the boat and drive the trailer up the ramp, stop then on dry land I attach the winch snap and winch the boat tight for the drive home. My boat is 20 ft long and 5000 pounds and I can launch and load it by myself.
Jason and Linda Sexton
Jason and Linda Sexton
17:36 02 Dec 20
I have a saying, "nothing good happens at the put-in". Face it, at best it is a neutral event. I mostly launch/trailer alone, and now can do it with ease. I've had many witness me use the Drotto verbally respond from across the launch area; some even come to look at it. I recommend the Drotto to everyone. Follow the instructions. Call them if you need to. They are very kind and very good at what they do!
Lewis Hovater
Lewis Hovater
21:46 13 Nov 20
Best thing I ever purchased. worked perfect