Yard Star 20
Self Propelled Yard Star Series 20


HOSTAR Model YARDSTAR 20 ton Self-Propelled Hydraulic Boat Mover for yard use, configured with the following equipment and/or specifications:

• To handle power boats to 40 feet, sailboats to 45 feet
• Overall length of 36 feet (longer or shorter if desired)
• Overall bed length of 30 feet +/-
• Overall frame width of 8 feet 6 inches
• Yard capacity of 40,000 lbs.
• Power Plant:
    * Industrial gasoline engine with full enclosure and complete instrumentation
    * Two front hydraulic drive/steer drive motors with brakes
    * Hydraulic drive pump with hydrostatic variable displacement transmission
    * Operator's station with joystick controls
• 10" x 10" x 3/8" structural steel tube main frame, reinforced with 10" structural channel steel
• Hydraulics:
    * Four fully adjustable hydraulic arms to handle up to 6' draft; forward-facing rear arms, inward-canting forward arms
    * Hydraulic walking beam suspension to lift/lower frame each side with 25,000 lb. axles
    * Pilot-operated double-locking valves on all cylinders
    * Solenoid-actuated remote control with pendant operation
• Six low profile high flotation heavy lug industrial yard tires
• Four galvanized steel slide-through keel-supporting cross beams
• Stainless steel T-pins and hardware
• Finish: Entire unit sandblasted to white steel; professionally finished with two coats high-build epoxy primer with hardener,
             three coats high performance acrylic urethane with hardener - choice of color
             Galvanized arms, arm extensions, pad brackets, cross beams

Specifications and components subject to change as necessary to meet customer requirements and/or to upgrade unit.

Production Time: Twenty-two to twenty-six weeks from start of construction

Yard Star 20

Available Options

• Submersible use: Raised operator's station platform for above-water operation, two rear hydraulic drive units with brakes (for 4-wheel drive), welded strap hangers with straps for sailboat keels, air-cushioned solid tires
• Reinforced aluminum cross beams in lieu of steel beams, priced per cross beam
• Stainless steel hydraulic cylinder piston rods
• Stainless steel hose end and fittings
• Solid tires in lieu of pneumatic tires
• Welded strap hangers and straps for sailboat keels
• Independent traction control for all drive wheels


HOSTAR Marine Transport Systems, Inc
One Kendrick Road Wareham, MA 02571
(800) 783-9303