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CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers - 6' Long - 1 Pair

CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers - 6' Long - 1 Pair

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These carpeted bunk boards replace your boat trailer's worn-out bunk boards. Each 6-foot-long 2x4 is covered with durable, marine-grade carpet that helps protect the finish on your boat's hull and is easy to clean. 1-833-496-1390 to order CE Smith boat trailer parts part number CE27840 or order online at Free expert support on all CE Smith products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers - 6' Long - 1 Pair. Boat Trailer Parts reviews from real customers.
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CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts - CE27840

  • Roller and Bunk Parts
  • Bunk Boards
  • 6 Feet Long
  • Pair of Boards
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These carpeted bunk boards replace your boat trailer's worn-out bunk boards. Each 6-foot-long 2x4 is covered with durable, marine-grade carpet that helps protect the finish on your boat's hull and is easy to clean.


  • Carpeted, wooden bunk boards support your boat's hull during trailering
  • Marine-grade black carpeting with velvety finish is strong, soft and weather resistant
    • Minimizes scratches on the hull
    • Resists mold and mildew
    • Rinses off easily and dries quickly
  • Bunk boards install easily in either of 2 ways
    • Mount to existing brackets on trailer frame
    • Attach to trailer frame with swivel brackets (sold separately), allowing for height and angle adjustment
  • Copper-free construction is safe to use with aluminum and steel boats
  • Made in the USA


  • Quantity: 2 bunk boards
  • Dimensions: 72" long x 1-3/4" wide x 3-3/4" tall
  • 3-Year sun-fade warranty on carpeting

Bunk Boards

These carpeted bunk boards provide hull support for your boat during transport and storage. Each 6-foot-long board is wrapped in weather-resistant, marine-grade black carpet. You can run the bunk boards front to back for traditionally shaped hulls or side to side for flat-bottom boats, kayaks and inflatables.

To attach the bunk boards to the front and rear crossmembers of your trailer frame, use existing brackets or a four-pack of swivel mounting brackets (CE10000G-4, CE10001G-4 or C10002G-4 - sold separately). These brackets allow you to install the bunk boards at different heights. In addition, they enable the bunk boards to tilt to accommodate and support boat hulls of different sizes.

27840 Replacement Bunk Boards by CE Smith - 72" Long - Qty 2

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CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers - 6' Long - 1 Pair - CE27840

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (520 Customer Reviews)

These carpeted bunk boards replace your boat trailer's worn-out bunk boards. Each 6-foot-long 2x4 is covered with durable, marine-grade carpet that helps protect the finish on your boat's hull and is easy to clean.


I need to repair my small boat trailer. The bunk boards were straight with a good covering as shown in picture. No complaints


I have purchased a number of items from etrailer and have been very pleased with quality and delivery timelines. I highly recommend etrailer!


First off, I want to say that the products that I ordered from were of high quality and were easy to install, and lets not forget about the fast shipping and my favorite - the personal touch added to the email communications where each one is signed by a human (rather than something generic).

My project itself entailed replacing the two (original) vertical mount 4' bunks on my boat trailer (see the attached pictures). These were set-up to hold a 15' sailboat. I recently purchased a 12' (plastic) jon boat, and I felt that the jon boat needed better support on the trailer so that it didn't warp or dent.

After doing a lot of research, I decided to go with two horizontal mount 6' bunks. They were pre-finished at a cost less than if I were to purchase the individual components (wood, glue, carpet, staples, etc.) and do the assembly work myself. Attaching the hardware and mounting them to the trailer was a snap - see the attached pictures for the finished setup.


The carpeted bunk boards I ordered for my boat trailer arrived promptly and were exactly as advertised. I would definitely order from again.


Look great, priced good and arrived very quick!


Needed replacement bunks for our small trailer. The 6' 2x4" CE Smith CE27840 bunks from etrailer are priced right, are good quality and did the job. They also arrived well packed in just a few days. Good job etrailer!

Yes, all products are as expected.Thank you.
Wayne B - 09/28/2015


Excellent products. Fast shipping and great prices


Quality part
well made


Very good product!


Bought these for simplicity even though in my opinion they are overpriced for what they are. A pressure treated 2x4 and some exterior carpet or old fire hose (likely for free from fire station) will get it done cheaper. My complaint about these is etrailer's recommended brackets, which BARELY fit onto thexe 2x4 bunks. The mounting holes are very close to the outside edge of the bunks, and you are mounting them with very large lag screws (not included with these or the brackets).


I bought PWC trailer bunks last year. Shipping and packing was very good and installation went well. I can't really comment on quality because bunks usually are used for years but these seemed no different from my old ones that were somewhat worn so I don't see having any quality issues in the future with these.

Product is working well!
Good - 01/10/2018


After comparing a wide variety of prices for bunk boards I found etrailer to have te best price and shipping costs available. Items arrived quickly and just as described. Thank you for a great value.

Robert - 05/30/2017


Excellent bunks made in the USA.


As described, arrived well protected. I guess I was hoping these would be glued in place as well. I know that's not in the description. I've seen new PWC trailers where the carpet is glued down and it looked really nice. The carpet on these is fluffy and soft, and a good upgrade from the outdoor carpet I had covering mine. You'll want to drill holes for the lag screws that go into the brackets that hold these to the trailer. If you want a 1" deep hole, wrap electrical tape 1" from the tip of your drill bit and you'll stop at 1" each hole.


The carpeted bunk boards arrived a day early--which was nice, and appreciated. But, when I cut the plastic bands that held the two together, one was perfect and the other one was warped. It was not so bad that I could not use it, but none the less, it was (is) warped. With a slight modification to the support bracket I made it work----but it still would have been nice if they both would have been straight!


I was very impressed with the great service, excellent products, and end results after assembling my boat trailer with the parts ordered from Etrailer. Shipping was fast. Very reasonable prices. Will definitely order thru this company again and have already referred friends of mine to have them take a look at your site.


The CE Smith carpeted bunk boards are a great replacement for my old bunks.
The service and shipping from etrailer is first class. I recommend etrailer to everyone.


Always on time an exactly what you order keep up the great work, etrailer for all you trailer needs

Still like new after a year, will buy again when needed but doesn’t look like I need them now
Bill - 07/23/2020


Bunk boards were easy to install. The price was right. No more expensive than purchasing boards and carpet and covering them my self. A real time saver.


I ordered a pair of the 6' bunks for my jet ski shore station. These also work for jet ski trailers. Product was just as described and works great. Even more important was the outstanding service from etrailer. I called in the order on a Friday, friendly helpful staff person, and even though I ordered the basic no frills shipping it was at my door being delivered the following Tuesday morning.


I ordered my products on Sunday morning the 19th of March and received them Tuesday 21 March at 5 pm great service will upload pics after everything is installed thank you very much for the quick delivery service.

Outstanding product his holding up well. Very pleased with the products and service.
Joseph S - 03/22/2018


Bunk boards are well made with quality carpet well installed. I was pleased with the packaging also. I used these to convert a jet ski trailer to haul my 12 ft. john boat.


Arrived as advertised. On the trailer now and functioning well. One concern: no carpet glue was used so carpet is only secured by the staples. It slides a little on the board, but does not appear to present a problem in normal use. Another concern: the wood underneath does not appear to be treated lumber. These are meant to be used in and out of the water, so hopefully they will last. Time will tell. Working well now.


Arrived as advertised. On the trailer now and functioning well. One concern: no carpet glue was used so carpet is only secured by the staples. It slides a little on the board, but does not appear to present a problem in normal use. Another concern: the wood underneath does not appear to be treated lumber. These are meant to be used in and out of the water, so hopefully they will last. Time will tell. Working well now.


Ordered the 6 ft Bunkboards for my Seadoo/Roadmaster Trailer. Outstanding shipping time ! Was promised 5 days when I ordered, which etrailer then graciously reduced to 3-5 days. Received the order by ground FedEx in 2 days. Product was in great condition !

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  • Are CE27840 Bunk Boards Carpeted on All Four Sides?
    The bunk boards you referenced, part # CE27840, are wrapped with carpet on all four sides. No bare wood is showing, as the carpet overlaps approximately 3/4 inch for the length of the bunk board on the underside. I have included an illustration showing the location of the seam.
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  • How Long Does Bunk Carpet Last, Does CE Smith Carpeted Bunks Use Treated Wood
    I spoke with my contact at CE Smith and the wood in the Carpeted Bunk Boards # CE27840 is a non-treated wood. The carpet though is marine grade carpeting. Typically bunk carpet will last a few years, but that really depends on how often its used. I've read that you can prolong the life of the carpet if you apply liquid car wax to the carpet a couple times a season. If you do this you will need to wait till the trailer is in the water before you disconnect it from the trailer. The wax...
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  • How Long of Bunks for a 12 Foot Long Porta Boat
    The general rule of thumb is that you want your bunks to extend completely to the stern (rear) of the boat, or even and inch or two beyond. That way the transom has plenty of support as you drive down the road. The bunks can extend as far forward as you like really, but I think you'll find that about half the length of the boat is usually enough as the front of the boat is generally supported by the bow stop on the trailer. For a 12 foot boat like your Porta Boat I would go with 6 foot...
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  • What Kind of Wood is the CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards Made of
    I spoke to my contact at CE Smith and he informed that the CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards # CE27840 that you referenced is made of Southern Yellow Pine.
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  • Determining Weight Capacity of Used Boat Trailer
    The most accurate capacity information on your trailer is going to come from what you found using its VIN. This should take into account what was installed at the factory for this particular trailer. It's possible that the used trailer you are looking at is slightly different or older than the more current models you are seeing online from the manufacturer. If the trailer itself calls for a maximum capacity of 4,000 pounds, this is what you should go by. I do not recommend going over...
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  • Are CE Smith Bunk Boards Made with Treated Lumber
    The CE Smith bunk boards, like part # CE27840, are made from untreated southern yellow pine. I confirmed this with CE Smith for you.
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  • Are CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards Pressure Treated
    The CE Smith carpeted bunk boards we have available like the 6 Foot # CE27840 that you referenced are not pressure treated. They are made from untreated southern yellow pine. I confirmed this with my contact at CE Smith. They do feature marine-grade carpeting that is weather resistant.
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  • How Long Should Trailer Bunks be on Pontoon Boat Trailer
    There isn't an exact length of bunk boards that are required for pontoon boat bunks but in general around 75 percent of the length of the boat should be the length of the pontoons and you'll be good. So for a pontoon boat that measures 16 feet your best bunk length would be right at 12 feet.
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  • How To Replace 18 Foot Long Bunk Boards On a Pontoon Boat Trailer
    I think the best option for your pontoon boat trailer would be to break the 18' long bunk boards down into three sections which then leaves 6' for each section. The shorter each board is, the more support you will have to a degree which is why I recommend this route. If one of them breaks you will only need to replace a small section as well. The CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers part # CE27840 is what I recommend because they are made of treated wood and have the carpet already...
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  • How to Covert my Roller Bunks to Wooden Bunks on my Boat Trailer
    This is a very easy process! If you already have rollers simply measure them and choose bunks similar to CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers part # CE27840 that most closely match. They will then attach to the same attachment point that the rollers used typically a bracket either welded or bolted to the trailer. There will be no issues of adjusting as these will be in the same position the rollers were. When I install these I use short 3/4" lag bolts through the bracket into...
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  • Is Lumber Used for CE Smith CE27840 Bunk Boards Pressure Treated
    The boards used by the CE Smith # CE27840 bunk boards are NOT pressure treated. They are constructed of Southern Yellow pine, which offers a high degree of moisture and rot resistance. I used the same bunk boards on my PWC trailer, I installed them 6 years ago and they're still sound.
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  • Recommendation for 10 Foot Long Carpeted Bunk Boards for a Bass Boat Trailer
    I have a couple of options for you to add 10 foot long carpeted bunk boards to your trailer. First, you could use 2 sets of the 5 foot long boards, # CE27820. The other option is to get 10 foot boards locally and staple on some carpet yourself. We have different carpet options depending on what size and color you want and I have included a link to them for you.
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  • Are there 6-1/2 Foot Long Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers
    There isn't a 6-1/2 foot length set but what you can do is get 2 boards locally at the length you need and then wrap them with carpet # CE11349 which is 18 feet long and 18 inches wide. We sell the carpet by itself for situations like this.
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  • Availability of 9-1/2 Foot Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailer
    No worries, you can easily construct some bunks yourself. Go to your local lumberyard and get some treated yellow pine 2x4x10 boards. You can then purchase some of the marine-grade carpet we offer, like part # CE11372. You'll need one roll per bunk, which means you'll have some scrap left over, but if you're anything like me you'll find a use for the scrap. You can use carpet adhesive to attach the carpet to the bunks, but two years ago when I re-did the bunks on my PWC trailer I used...
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  • Bunk Board Recommendation for a Boat Trailer that Calls for 6 foot and 10 foot Boards
    The longest bunk boards we carry are 6 feet long like the part # CE27840 that you referenced. You could use two sets of the 5 feet long boards like part # CE27820 for the section that calls for 10 feet.
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  • What Should be Used to Attach Carpet to Bunk Boards
    When we installed the CE Smith Deluxe Marine-Grade Carpeting # CE11349 we used 9/16" long staples as you can see from the attached installation video. You can use the same size or a similar size if you already have some staples.
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  • Does Bunk Board Carpet Need to be Glued and Stapled
    It's not needed to glue the bunk board carpet like # CE11349 as well as staple it. With just staples you'd be fine.
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  • Can Treated Lumber Be Used for Bunk Boards
    Pressure treated lumber can be used for bunk boards along with bunk carpet like the # CE11349. However, it is possible that some corrosion may occur from the chemicals in the lumber over time. The CE Smith bunk boards like # CE27840 are made from untreated southern yellow pine. The carpet keeps them protected and, since they are untreated, corrosion won't be a concern.
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  • Replacement Bunk Boards for Trailer with 5 Foot 4 Inch Long Existing Bunk Boards
    As long as you've got the room, you can use bunk board that's a bit longer like the CE Smith 6ft Long Bunk Board # CE27840 or shorter like the CE Smith 5ft Long Bunk Board # CE27820. If you wanted a bunk board that is exactly 5'4" long you could source your 2x4 locally, cut it to your desired size and then use the CE Smith Deluxe Marine-Grade Carpeting for Bunk Boards - Black - 18' Long x 18" Wide # CE11349 to cover the boards you purchased. This comes in a roll that is 18ft long, so it's...
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  • Proper Trailer Bunk Board Length for 21 Foot Boat
    Two 12 foot long bunks boards will work well to support your 21 foot boat. Ideally, the bunk boards should be at least half as long as your boat and run from the stern (or a few inches beyond it) to the bow as far forward as you like. Due to shipping restrictions/cost on over-sized items, the longest bunk boards we carry are the CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards # CE27845 which are 7 foot long. If you were looking to replace your bunk boards, one solution that is very budget friendly is...
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  • Can I use Trailer Bunk Boards for a Boat Lift?
    The CE Smith V-Wing Bolster Bracket for Pontoon Boat Trailers # CE26244G you referenced in your question is designed for boat trailers but can be used on your boat lift. These bolster brackets are designed specifically to support pontoon boat trailer bunks. Each bracket can hold up to two 2"x6" or 2"x8" bunk boards angled toward each other to provide support for one of the boat's pontoons. On both the right and left sides of the trailer, one bracket is mounted in the front and another in...
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  • Bunk Board Supports and Replacement Bunk Boards for a Escort Boat Trailer
    Thanks for the pictures! Yes, the CE Smith Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assembly item # CE10000G would offer your bunk boards support and be a great upgrade to your Escort boat trailer. You can replace your current bunk boards with the 6 foot long CE Smith Carpeted Bunk Boards for Boat Trailers item # CE27840. Another option is to remove your current bunk boards and keep your galvanized steel supports and rails and just attach new bunk boards.
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  • Choosing Carpeted Boat Trailer Bunks vs. Roller Bunks
    You will want to choose carpeted boat trailer bunks to more or less match the hull profile of your boat. By this I mean that if the bow end of the hull had a steep upward slope so that only about 12-feet of the boat's total 16-foot length would be resting on the bunks then you should be fine using two 6-foot bunks # CE27840 per side. If you are replacing original bunks I would stick with the size supplied originally by the trailer maker. You might google search the trailer model to see...
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  • Marine-Grade Carpet for Making Custom-Length Boat Trailer Bunk Boards
    We have carpeted bunk boards for boat trailers in several lengths and all are displayed on the page I linked for you. The longest ones are 6-feet (72-inches) such as # CE27840 but it is easy enough to make your own custom-length bunks using our special marine-grade carpeting which is shown on the other linked page. You can source your lumber locally so you do not have to pay for shipping charges. We have this USA-made marine carpet in rolls that are 144-inches in length and up to 12-inches...
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