I have heard of people doing this, but I have also heard some pretty tough stories about the trouble they got themselves into.
1. Stuck in the sand and having to get a wrecker to get everything pulled out. $$$$$
2. When you are on or near the ocean there is always salt in the air, let alone the water. This created a lot of rust. Which created a lot of future problems. $$$$$
It can and has been done, but that will have to be your decision.
2008 Cruiser CF26RK
2013 Ford Eco-Boost
Heavy duty payload - Max tow