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

Flat towing a vehicle behind a motorhome

Dinghy Digest: How to Tow an ‘Untowable’

A number of vehicles, though not sanctioned by their manufacturers, can be dinghy-towed after installing the right equipment A few years ago, a reader wrote...
Dinghy Towing Vehicles: Jeep Gladiator in an off road setting

Dinghy Digest: Family-Friendly Dinghy Vehicles

If you need room for five or more, these vehicles will accommodate your crew in style and comfort When one thinks about dinghy towing vehicles,...
photo of crumpled dinghy tow bar behind class A motorhome

Safe Dinghy Towing: Getting It All In Line

The right equipment, proper hitching practices and regular inspection ensure safe dinghy towing We all like to think about RVing as a pleasant experience, one...
A bright red Jeep Gladiator in a off-road setting

Dinghy Digest: Choosing a Dinghy Vehicle

A new towable is a big investment; make sure to perform your due diligence before signing on the dotted line Part and parcel to the...
Roadmaster Tow bar Base Pins

Roadmaster Base Pins

  Tow bar base pins are an important safety component of dinghy-towing systems, as they secure the tow bar to the baseplate. For customers who...
The Roadmaster Guardian rock shield

Protective Custody

Preventing minor damage while towing is easy with these products Life on the road isn’t always easy, especially for your dinghy vehicle. As you ride...
Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar

Alpha 2 Tow Bar

  Blue Ox has upgraded the design of its popular Alpha dinghy tow bar. The new Alpha 2 is rated for vehicles up to 6,500...
A InvisiBrake by Roadmaster installation kit

Dinghy Digest: Brake Time

Auxiliary braking systems provide safe and legal travel when towing a dinghy vehicle A dinghy vehicle towed behind a motorhome offers the freedom to travel...
An RVer hitches a dinghy vehicle up behind a motorhome

Dinghy Digest: Power Struggle

How to set up a dinghy vehicle’s electrical system for safe, trouble-free towing When you tow a vehicle behind a motorhome, you have to consider...
A man connects a dinghy vehicle to a motorhome tow bar

Dinghy Digest: Bar Exam

It’s time to brush up on tow bars and learn which one is right for your needs and budget In last month’s inaugural Dinghy Digest...
Dirt road hike on Conundrum Creek Trail with pine tree forest in Aspen, Colorado summer with man walking

Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...
Disconnecting a dinghy vehicle's battery

Make Your Own Dinghy Towing Checklist

Get ready for worry-free dinghy towing by creating your own preflight checklist. Pilots complete a preflight checklist before each takeoff to ensure that all equipment...
Class C Newmar towing Jeep dinghy vehicle

Our Favorite Dinghy Towables

SUVs and pickups dominate this year’s new flat-towable vehicles and, for the very first time ever, we pick our favorite dinghy towables! Quite apart from...
Branson Missouri Camping

Celebrate Summer in Branson

Enjoy the Great Outdoors and family entertainment in Branson, Missouri Thinking about a weekend getaway or a weeklong vacation that offers something for everyone in...
Fuel Pump Handle

Don’t Let Your Motorhome Sit Too Long

Products designed to help prevent fuel system problems in a motorhome that's been in storage The current crisis has forced us to change many aspects...