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Old 07-11-2020, 03:07 PM
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Looking at a 30' cruiser and trying to determine if it will fit thru a 12' X 12' shop door.

Bridge clearance is 9'8". Draft with drives down is 35". Can I just add two numbers together?

Figuring on the trailer, drives will be pretty close to touching the ground if they are trimmed all the way down.
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Old 07-11-2020, 10:29 PM
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I doubt it will fit under 12' high door.
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Old 07-12-2020, 01:23 AM
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Yeah, not looking good. Appears I'm at least 8" too tall. Probably closer to a foot. Next shop is getting 16' walls.

Just out of curiosity, when a boat manuf states "bridge clearance", does it refer to top of structure or top of factory mounted options on top of arch? Not that it would help in this case.
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Bridge clearance should be waterline to highest fixed point.
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