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Browse our articles about boat lifts, docks and to learn more about the functionality and use of marine equipment. From maintenance tips, to finding the right boat lift and dock for your waterfront you will find resources about boat lifts and docks here.  Whether you're looking to learn more about boat lifts or you want to find the best dock to enhance your lake front property, these resources can assist you.

Pontoon Boat lift with boat canopy

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

By RGC Marketing | Oct 27, 2022
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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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cantilever PWC lift

What’s the Difference Between Cantilever and Vertical Boat Lifts?

By RGC Marketing | Oct 12, 2022
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Using a boat lift allows you to easily launch and store your vessel up and out of the water. There are different types of lifts depending on variables like the depth of the water and size of your boat. Let’s explore these two types of lifts in greater detail and […]

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RGC Hydraulic Boat Lift featuring bow stop and full guide ons

Is a Boat Lift Necessary?

By RGC Marketing | Sep 29, 2022
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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 boat lift is also the most efficient way […]

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Truss dock with corner section on lake with Vertical pontoon boat lift and pontoon boat and boat canopy

What Type of Dock is Best?

By RGC Marketing | Sep 16, 2022
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Adding a dock to your waterfront property is an investment that will offer enjoyment and value for years to come. From a launch for boats and kayaks to an area for sunbathing and swimming with family and friends, a dock addition offers a huge enhancement to your home.  Understanding  your […]

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Hydraulic Pontoon boat lift with full guide-ons and vertical post guide-ons

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

By RGC Marketing | Sep 1, 2022
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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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FLEX Hydraulic Boat lift on lake next to boat docks.

What Type of Boat Lift is Best for Shallow Water?

By RGC Marketing | Aug 18, 2022
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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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Truss docks with powder-coated aluminum decking

What is the Best Material for a Boat Dock?

By RGC Marketing | Aug 5, 2022
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Whether you’re planning on building a new dock or renovating an existing one, the decking material you use will determine how long your dock lasts and how much maintenance it will require. This choice also impacts how it performs and looks. Docks are made from several different materials including aluminum, […]

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Ariel view of hydraulic boat lift as boat enters lift

Can You Leave a Boat Lift in the Water During Winter?

By RGC Marketing | Jul 22, 2022
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Investing in a boat lift is a great way to protect your boat, but what about the lift itself, will it require care and maintenance? As the seasons change, those of you living in areas with winter weather may be wondering whether or not you should pull your boat lift […]

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Hydraulic boat lift with apex boat canopy

What Are the Different Types of Boat Lifts?

By RGC Marketing | Jul 12, 2022
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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 boat lifts are: bottom standing boat lifts (best for shallow depths), floating boat lifts […]

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