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Dinghy Towing

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

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10 More Years of Dinghy Guides Available

Exciting news for motorhome owners who want to flat-tow an older-model dinghy vehicle. All of MotorHome Magazine's dinghy towing guides are available online! Our annual...
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...
Each year, MotorHome readers overwhelmingly choose the Jeep Wrangler as their favorite dinghy vehicle.

Top 10 Most-Popular Dinghy Vehicles

Favorite flat-towables as voted by MotorHome’s readers Which dinghy is the best? If you ask MotorHome fans, chances are they'll mention one of the vehicles...
2018 Yaris

8 Affordable Dinghy Vehicles

Move to the head of the class with these cars that are fun to drive and easy on the wallet Looking for a new car...
Jeep Wrangler JK in mountain setting

Best 2018 Models for Dinghy Towing

If you like adventure, this year’s crop of manufacturer-approved dinghy-towable vehicles offers something for everyone Adventure. It’s what happens when you shake off society’s norms,...
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Braking Prowess

BrakeBuddy’s newly redesigned portable Select II provides the confidence needed to safely decelerate while towing a dinghy vehicle Towing a dinghy vehicle charges motorhome owners...
Dinghy Towing

Safe Dinghy Braking

You can't tow a Dinghy safely if you can't stop it safely. Here's the systems that can help you halt your motorhome and what's...
2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Top Towables for 2017

SUVs are at the summit of this year’s list of new dinghy vehicles, and a familiar icon returns Short of calling Uber or Lyft whenever...
Blue-Ox-Avail

Outfitting a Dinghy Vehicle

  Selecting the proper tow bar, auxiliary-braking system and accessories leads to a smooth towing experience   Dinghy towing, or flat towing, a vehicle behind your motorhome...
Dinghy Towing

Dinghy-Towing Primer

  Everything you need to know to get your motorhome and towed vehicle ready to hit the road Let’s face it; motorhoming is the best way...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
Odometer

RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
Headlight, After Soft Scrub

MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...