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Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

Dinghy Towing 101

Installing a Baseplate

  With the right tools and some DIY expertise, follow these steps to install a dinghy baseplate   Most baseplate installations require that at least part...

Q & A: Tail Swing When Towing

Q: I have a 2003 Four Winds Chateau Sport 28-foot Class C motorhome. Because of the coach's long rear overhang behind the rear wheels, am...
dinghy crossbar cover

Crossbar Disguise

Keep the front of your dinghy vehicle looking sharp (and your knees protected) with the Nixtopper crossbar cover from Roadmaster. It fits onto any...

Dinghy Towing Checklists

Take a tip from pilots and make a written checklist for dinghy towing. Note all of the necessary steps to prepare your vehicle for towing behind...
Roadmaster Brake Monitor kit

Peace of Mind: Universal Brake Monitor and Switch

One of the biggest concerns a motorhome owner has while towing is the state of the dinghy vehicle’s brakes. Are they even being applied?...

Safe Dinghy Towing with Even Brake

Few of us who tow dinghy vehicles would complain that we have too much braking capability in view of the fact that the combined...

2012 Scion xD: Affordable, Efficient Dinghy

The 2012 Scion xD is one simple, affordable dinghy. The diminutive four-door can be flat-towed with a manual transmission without those pesky mileage limitations.  No...
Roadmaster's Sterling tow bar

Outfitting a Honda CR-V for Flat Towing

Roadmaster's Sterling All-Terrain Tow Bar creates a strong, versatile link between motorhome and dinghy Once in a while, those of us who tow dinghy vehicles...
Winnebago Adventurer - Dinghy Towing

Top-20 Dinghy FAQs

Answers to the most-often asked questions about dinghy towing Over the years, we have noticed that certain RV-related questions keep popping up, over and over...
The Fiat 500 is an international car, with nearly universal appeal.

The Italian Job: Fiat Returns to the US

Fiat’s return to the U.S. market was met with as much trepidation as it was anticipation. Not merely because the company would be riding...

Products

Kampa Dometic Tent

Dometic’s New Products Expand Outdoor Living Space

Popular inflatable tents, awnings and other outdoor leisure products from Europe now offered globally under the Dometic-brand umbrella Dometic has announced its new portfolio of...
Garmin RV 785 GPS navigator that offers RV-specific navigation and a built-in dash camera.

New Garmin RV-Specific GPS

  Garmin introduces the new RV 785 GPS navigator that offers RV-specific navigation and a built-in dash camera. The RV 785 features a high-resolution 7-inch...
Burnie grill

Burnie Grill

Looking for a classic campfire experience without the hassle of buying and hauling bulky wood that takes up precious cargo space? The Burnie Grill...

Sponsored Content: REDARC BCDC Battery Chargers

New multistage chargers from REDARC use solar power for motorhome house batteries Need to keep your motorhome’s house batteries charged? REDARC’s Dual-Input BCDC in-vehicle battery...
Class A motorhome with zip dee awning

Two-stage Convenience

Awnings by Zip Dee now offers the Century 2, a roof-mounted awning designed to add awning strength without overextending into neighboring RV sites. The...