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Thanks for all the replies,

Seems as though I need to find a boat with both Radial and Standard then.

I don't currently have a tow bar fitted to either car we have so I'd be looking at putting it on the roof, I have a Polo which is small in comparison to the length of a laser, will I be alright with the polo and a laser? I'll be using Thule roof bars so they'll take the weight, its mainly how close the bars are to each other and the overhang I'd be worried about, especially if buying a boat further afield. It won't be an issue when I've got it home as its only half a mile to my local club.
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What you have to watch with roof racking boats these days is that most modern cars have pathetically low permitted roof loads, so you need to check the manual. Physically there is no problem at all. Have the bow overhanging the bonnet and a line down to the front tow loop to stabilise it.
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Ok thanks, I checked the max roof load and it's 75kg, so with the 7kg Thule bars I should be fine even with a light weight trolley on top
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