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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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...
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Saturn Revives Tow-Friendly Design

For years, the Saturn line of automobiles was generally accepted by RVers as the ideal choice for dinghy towing behind a motorhome. Though other vehicles...
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Coach & Powertrain: Flat Tow Versus Dolly?

Like many of MotorHome’s readers, I have progressed through the usual camping route: tents, pop-up camper, a travel trailer and now a Class C...
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Dinghy-Braking System Roundup

All too often, the extra weight of towing a "dinghy" vehicle behind your motorhome reduces braking performance drastically. These products can help keep your heavy...
Roadmaster FitMaster app

Roadmaster App

The new FitMaster app answers one of the most common questions among motorhome owners – “What equipment do I need to tow a dinghy...
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Get Ready For Summer RV Trips

Now that the spring thaw is putting a bee in your bonnet to hit the open road, it's time to prep your motorhome for...
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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...
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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...
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...
2019 Toyota Yaris

2019 Dinghy Towing Guide Updates

Here are the most recent changes to MotorHome's 2019 Guide to Dinghy Towing. ADDITIONS Fiat 2019 500 with manual transmission may be flat towed at speeds up...
Winegard AIR 360+ amplified omnidirectional antenna

Full Circle

  The Winegard AIR 360+ is an amplified omnidirectional antenna for over-the-air VHF/UHF and FM signal reception. The AIR 360+ is easy to install and...
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Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys: Paddling to Adventure

Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak Kayaks are ideal for exploring the vibrant...
Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL class B motorhome with large victorian home in the background

Adventure in Style: Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL

Winnebago BOLDT debuts with a sophisticated lithium-based house battery system, luxury appointments and off-road capabilities Alexander von Humboldt was a 19th-century German naturalist, explorer and...
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Let’s Not Meet by Accident

RV manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers offer a variety of systems that can help make motorhome travel safer Driving down the highway, you activate the turn...
Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN 10" Latex RV Mattress

Camp Comfort

  The ability to get a good night’s sleep in your motorhome is one of the many reasons we love the lifestyle. Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN...