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The Essential Guide weights and the advertised weights are way off. My boat (45TF) lists at 38,700 lbs., but actually weighed just over 50,000 lbs. when I got it, with spare shafts, props, and a lot of other junk aboard. After removing all the spares and a lot of equipment it last weighed just under 45,000 lbs. Weights come from the Travel Lift gauges - weight from the forward hoist + weight from the aft hoist = total. The next time you're hauled, ask the operator.