I had to get the boat off the trailer today as it was going to barnwell trailers to get fixed. It gave me the opertunity to try a new method if launching singlehanded.
The problem I was having with launching was getting the trailer deep enough to float off without driving my car into the water. The simplest way to overcome this is to attach a rope from towbar to trailer and reverse back. However this relies on a second person to "steer" the trailer into the water as the boat can go were it likes on the jockey wheel. So when launching single handed I tried a new approach which goes like this: