Launching Boat From Beach

Does anyone launch and haul-out their FS from a beach without using a trailer and ramp? What I'd like to do is winch my boat out of the water from a sandy beach, maybe using rollers or pipe or some combination. I'd like to hear if there's a "slick" method that's being used. Thanks....Glen Krapf (FS2101)

Comments

Occasionally on a lake I see people who have built a ramp using

Occasionally on a lake I see people who have built a ramp using PVC pipe for rollers. This seems to work well for catamarans

Beach launch??? our flying scot is a rather heavy boat for bea

Beach launch??? our flying scot is a rather heavy boat for beach positioning and launch. Damp sand can support some weight but dry sand could be a real problem. I guess it would be a matter of diameter of the tubes to be used. I might suggest using at least 2 foot diameter pvc [sounds pretty crazy]. The best thing working in your favor will be tens of people will be watching and could lend a helping hand. why would you want to do this? Hard Starboard; FS 803