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Monday, December 18, 2017

The Beachlauncher is an all-wheel drive, wireless remote-controlled boat launching device allowing carefree launching from your backyard and beach. Five standard sizes are currently offered for boats from 18’ to 29‘ in length. Due to popular demand, Beachworks LLC — makers of the Beachlauncher — just completed

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Although it’s rarely at the forefront of boater’s minds, hydraulic boat handling equipment, such as trailers and lifts, is a key factor in ensuring a safe and enjoyable boating season. Whether it’s launching the boat in the spring, pulling it out for service, or storing boats in the fall, a marina’s yard

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Monday, September 18, 2017

Maximo Marina is sited on St. Petersburg, Florida's quiet southwest side, in the Skyway Marina District. The historic harbor is going through a multi-phase, $25M renovation. The overhaul includes revised infrastructure and a slip reconfiguration with state-of-the-art 4-Post Boat Lifts from market leader Golden Boat Lifts. The

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists, Marina, South Coast

Monday, September 11, 2017

People have been asking Golden Boat Lifts to make this lift for years, and that request is now available. The new hydraulic Tornado Boat Lift is everything a boat owner without piles or a seawall could ask for. Freestanding, it works in a wide range of bottom conditions. It's also removable, ideal for those living where water

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Friday, September 8, 2017

Every year boats are lost to storms, storms that should have been anticipated. Some storms are forecast well in advance while others arrive suddenly, borne by high winds. Yet other times, weather forecasts simply go unheard. A severe storm on Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, Michigan, in August 1997 tossed dozens of boats on to the beach or

tags: Lifts & Hoists, Safety

Friday, August 4, 2017

HydroHoist Marine Group continues to receive accolades for its newest product – the HP Extreme. The product was awarded 2017 Top Product of the Year Award by Boating Industry. “The HP Extreme is the easiest load and launch of any PWC docking platform on the market, with features unmatched by any in the boatlift

tags: Awards, Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

With summer right around the corner, it will soon be time to open up your cabin, get your dock, boat, or pontoon out of winter storage, and gear up to spend those warm summer days relaxing and unwinding on the lake. It’s a time that most of us in the Midwest patiently wait for. Yes, relaxing is the key! Lake life is usually just

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Launch Pad is a Hydraulic Swim Platform, made by SeaFab, LLC. You may be thinking, out of all the swim platforms out there why choose this one? First and foremost, The Launch Pad is a smaller platform which lessens the stress and drag on your boat. It is also the most practical lift on the market. It can lift up to 1000 pounds,

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Claremore, OK – HydroHoist Marine Group, the boat lift originator and industry innovator, introduces the newest docking platform for personal watercraft. “This new docking platform is the easiest port to load and unload – making access to the water immediate,” said HydroHoist Marine Group President &

tags: Lifts & Hoists