About all types of boat lifts

Marine Service and Product Locator

The business landscape is shifting drastically and the skill set and marketing strategies that are required to be competitive in today’s market are undergoing dramatic alterations as well.  Nearly all businesses these days have some sort of online presence; ranging from high-end websites to an array of social media networks, reaching their market in increasingly diverse ways.  Facebook™, MySpace™, Twitter™ and services such as Angie’s List™, Craig’s List™, and eBay™, etc., have opened up access to a much broader customer base. [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:02:37+00:00February 3rd, 2013|Boat Lifts, Docks, News|Comments Off on Marine Service and Product Locator

The Shore Station, a History of Excellence

Established in 1959 the Shore Station® brand quickly became the leader in the boat lift industry. The primary advantage that made the Shore Station so competitive was its “over-built” design, combining heavy duty materials with an emphasis on lift capability through stronger winches and intelligent design features employing stronger cables. Designed around the idea that your boat lift should work well when you need it to and not after frequent repairs, the Shore Station lift has remained a favorite among boat [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:04:55+00:00January 30th, 2013|Boat Lift Motors, Boat Lifts, Canopies and Covers, Docks, New Products, News|Comments Off on The Shore Station, a History of Excellence

OEM vs Aftermarket – Covers Continued

In the first portion of this article we discussed the basics of choosing a replacement boat lift canopy cover for your lift unit; the instances in which you may want an OEM canopy as apposed to an aftermarket product and the differences in determining what size canopy you may require.  In this part, we will go deeper into each of the alternative cover materials available in the aftermarket category.  We will discuss the construction methods, benefits and limitations to each as [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:07:56+00:00January 28th, 2013|Boat Lifts, Canopies and Covers, New Products, News|Comments Off on OEM vs Aftermarket – Covers Continued

OEM and Aftermarket Boat Lift Canopy Options

Part One So you have decided to invest in a canopy cover, or, as your case may be, reinvest in a canopy cover?  In either case, the information we will provide in this article will make your choice a bit easier.  If you are interested in purchasing a new canopy cover for your boat lift there are a number of details that you will need to know to make the outcome of your purchase a good one.  The first decision you [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:08:55+00:00January 26th, 2013|Boat Lifts, Canopies and Covers, New Products, News|Comments Off on OEM and Aftermarket Boat Lift Canopy Options

Lake Lite Solar Dock Post Lights

Versatile Solar Dock Lights Solar light manufacturers make it their business to produce a product that will capture the broadest market; designing their lighting systems to accommodate as many of the consumers needs as possible.  Versatility and style are two of the primary considerations.  The consumer, that’s you, is the market and therefore the solar dock light industry works hard to give you the light you want that will do the job. The main benefit of solar powered lighting is: Its [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:14:05+00:00January 25th, 2013|Boat Lifts, New Products, News|Comments Off on Lake Lite Solar Dock Post Lights

The Benefits of Owning A Boat Lift Jack

If you own or have owned a boat lift, even for one season, then you will be familiar with the difficulty that arises when you want to get that lift into place when the season starts and when removing it at season’s ends. The lift, out of necessity, must be built out of heavy duty materials and as a result can be very cumbersome to maneuver.  Even in instances where you have relatively level ground around your waterfront, or shallow water, [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:20:08+00:00January 17th, 2013|Boat Lifts, Dock Repair, Docks, Environment, Installs & Removals, Lift Repair, Maintenance, New Products, News|Comments Off on The Benefits of Owning A Boat Lift Jack

Lakefront Bird Deterrent Options

If you spend any time at all on the water you will notice that there are several residents whose presence is less than ideal.  In a related article we have discussed the necessity or reality of sharing the waterfront with other creatures, namely spiders and bees.  In this article we will cover some others.  The seagull and the goose are but two of the many that populate the waterfront; however, they are two of the most annoying.  For the most part [...]

By |2018-12-17T18:24:35+00:00January 12th, 2013|Boat Lifts, Docks, Laws, Safety and Regulations, Maintenance, New Products, News|Comments Off on Lakefront Bird Deterrent Options

Free Standing Boat Lift Motors Continued

In part one we discussed the diversity of freestanding boat lift motors that are available. The Direct Drive, Worm Drive and Chain Drive options were discussed in detail covering the power source, connection styles and weight capacities. In this part we will discuss the primary alternative to the direct drive; the wheel to wheel or friction drive lift motors. These motors; Are not enclosed like the direct and chain driven units. Use a rubber wheel to apply the necessary force to [...]

By |2018-11-28T15:55:40+00:00January 9th, 2013|Boat Lift Motors, Boat Lifts, Installs & Removals, Lift Repair, Maintenance, New Products, News|Comments Off on Free Standing Boat Lift Motors Continued

Choosing A Boat House Lift

The decision to install a boat house lift should not be taken lightly as the boat house structure and the lift require a very specific skill set to build and install. Listed below are a few of the considerations you will need to address. Do you want DC power or AC power? If AC power, you will need a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI). What size structure will you need, i.e. size and weight of your craft? What support framework will you [...]

By |2018-11-28T16:05:48+00:00January 7th, 2013|Boat Lifts, New Products, News|Comments Off on Choosing A Boat House Lift

Free Standing Boat Lift Motors

In our previous post, Boat Lift Motors for Freestanding Boat Lifts, we presented an overview of the various styles or types of lift motors available. Due to the interest and the sheer amount of questions we have received, we have decided that a more in-depth article that focuses on each of the available options was required. In this article we will be going deeper into each brand of lift motor and discussing and comparing each; making your choice as informed as [...]

By |2018-11-28T16:08:26+00:00January 5th, 2013|Boat Lift Motors, Boat Lifts, Lift Repair, Maintenance, New Products, News|Comments Off on Free Standing Boat Lift Motors