I'm going to buy a 40-50ft trawler for liveaboard that can act as a roaming fishing mothership. I currently have a little 14ft CC catamaran skiff (Twin Vee) with a 50hp. It's an awesome 1 man setup (and decent for 2); it handles offshore on calmer days and can float over shallow flats.

I can't really imagine being able to go smaller than that. Claimed dry weight is 650 -- so obviously in the 1000+lb range with motor and basic gear. Curious if it'd be feasible to occasionally davit winch a boat that size onto a 40-50ft Trawler sundeck (or bow)? I imagine it'd be more doable on a 50 than a 40, so that's why I'm asking because if so, I'd be more inclined to buy a trawler on the large end of my size range.

I can't really imagine being able to go smaller than that. Claimed dry weight is 650 -- so obviously in the 1000+lb range with motor and basic gear. Curious if it'd be feasible to occasionally davit winch a boat that size onto a 40-50ft Trawler sundeck (or bow)? I imagine it'd be more doable on a 50 than a 40, so that's why I'm asking because if so, I'd be more inclined to buy a trawler on the large end of my size range.

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