Boatlifts

What Type of Lift Do You Need for a Pontoon Boat?

All boat lifts are designed to lift boats out of the water, however because the hull of a pontoon differs from traditional V-shaped boats, a regular boat lift design may not accommodate the width and depth of a pontoon boat. Therefore, you should keep a few things in mind when […]

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Is a Boat Lift Necessary?

Many boat owners are surprised to learn that their boats shouldn’t be stored in water. Using a boat lift regardless of the size of your craft will help protect your vessel from damage and make it easier to clean and maintain. A lift is also the most efficient way to […]

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How Big of a Boat Can You Put on a Boat Lift?

Boat lifts are measured by capacity in pounds, designed to house boats of different shapes and sizes and can range from under 2,000 to 50,000 pounds in capacity. In addition to the weight of your boat, including additional accessories, you’ll also need to know its dimensions to ensure it will […]

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What Type of Boat Lift is Best for Shallow Water?

If you plan to install a boat lift on a shoreline that experiences fluctuations in water levels or somewhere with rather shallow water, it’s important to make sure that you choose a lift that will work for your specific situation. Luckily, there are a number of different types of lifts […]

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What Are the Different Kinds of Boat Lifts?

A boat lift is a device designed to secure a boat above the water which protects it from damage, corrosion and marine growth and makes it a breeze to launch. The three most common types of lifts are: bottom standing (best for shallow depths), floating (best for deep water) and […]

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How to Safely Operate a Boat Lift

Storing your boat should be easy, secure and safe. When you’re using a boat lift after taking your vessel out on the water, best practices can help you ensure you get the best performance and safety from your equipment. When you’re managing day-to-day boating operations, using a boat lift can […]

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Boat Lift Mistakes to Avoid

Owing a boat lift is one of the joys of being a boat owner. However, a few common mistakes when using a boat lift can cause it to wear prematurely or worse, cause it to fail. It’s key to avoid common mishaps and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for your boat […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Boat Lift

As a boat lift owner, you may be wondering if your boat lift needs maintenance and how proactive you need to be to keep yours in good shape. The short answer is yes, boat lifts do require occasional care. A boat lift helps protect your boat from corrosion and damage, […]

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