Thanks for the reply. I could not find any used options so I ended up contacting a Catalina dealer who sells the Expo 14.2 (same hull) and he set me up with a new Load Rite trailer which I picked up directly at their nearby factory.
Put my new to me 1989 Capri 14.2 at my slip space at Lake Nockamixon (PA) last Friday. On the way home, a monster pickup drove over my Shoreland’r trailer while I was stopped at a light. Could be worse since my boat was thankfully still at the lake.
Most marine dealers in my area are not...
Caprintx, I think you have the Seachoice Transom Drain Plug Screw Type that I saw on Amazon. Check it out, if so, you can pick up spare and it may be a replacement unit for other 14.2 owners as well. Let us know.
I am embarased Capritx! What I thought was a drain plug like my old O'Day boat had is actually a small eye bolt. It is located on the transom about 3" below the hiking strap plate. Please forgive a dumb new boat owner.
Now what the heck is this eye bolt is used for?
Thanks guys for your replies. I had not seen a14.2 in person and I did not want to make a 12 hr round trip to Lake George, NY to purchase a boat that souded very promising unless it was feasible to keep it in a slip most of the time.
The transom plug from my old daysalor that I use to remove...
I am planning on buying a 1989 14.2 this weekend but I have rain water concerns.
I will be keeping the boat in the water at a dock slip at a state park. The boat may go unattended for a couple of weeks at a time and need to know if rain water will self drain if I remove the transom plug. I had...