Whenever we've had a boat pulled in the past, we've brought it to the boat yard, gone to work the next day, and returned to a boat up on land. I've often wondered about the process and I have to give a huge thanks to the Tidewater staff for being so nice about me taking tons of pictures yesterday morning.
The first step is getting the boat out of the slip and into the lift using this little boat:
July and August) so this was nothing new. Unlike those two short hauls, we couldn't just stay in the lift the whole time. This is where it gets interesting.
They take the lift with the boat to an available space in the yard:
Ta-da! After 2 1/2 hours from start to finish, she's up on land for a couple days. I personally am in awe of the process.
pretty as usual: