What lift is right for me?
Our lifts are rated for the total weight of a boat and gear (wet weight), not the dry weight as advertised by most boat and PWC companies. The dry weight that your customers quote is usually the estimated weight of the bare hull only. Many of these advertised dry weights are way off. We know of one pontoon boat that was off by almost 1,000 lbs.
Even if the dry weight is accurate, you still have to add the following to know how much the lift is being asked to carry:
Fuel = 6 lbs. per gallon
Oil = 8 lbs. per gallon
Water (in bilge and engine) = 9 lbs. per gallon
Engine = battery, controls, cables, fuel tanks
Optional Items = radio, bimini top, mooring cover, depth finder, live well
Gear = tow ropes, skis, life jackets, fire extinguisher, anchor, coolers, beverages, fishing stuff, towels
So, you can safely answer in one of two ways:
1. The Hard Way: Weigh the boat with all of its equipment and liquids on board
2. The Easy Way: Add a “fudge factor” to the advertised “dry weight”. We suggest adding a minimum of 25%.
Ski Boat, Tower Boat, Inboard/Outboard Boat
Full featured lift with a range of options and accessories to fit most applications for boats up to 5000 lbs. Our 3000 lbs model can be upgraded to 4000 lbs at any time. Perfect for shallow water, deep water and uneven bottoms
Pontoon or Tritoon Boat
Full featured lift with a range of options and accessories to fit most applications for boats up to 5000 lbs. Our 3000 lbs model can be upgraded to 4000 lbs at any time. Best for deep water and uneven bottoms.
Full featured lift designed for tritoons with heavy motors over 5000 lbs and up to 7500 lbs. Available with a range of options and accessories to fit most applications.
An affordable lift that is best for shallow water operation.
Allows you to cover your boat without having a lift. Can also be used over a dock to provide extra shade.
Fishing Boat, Sail Boat, or Small Outboard
Lightweight and inexpensive lift that can also handle shallow water.
Vertical design allows you to lift your PWC further out of the water. Ideal when you have high wake, large waves or fluctuating water levels. Also makes it easier to position close to your dock.
Versatile lift that set the standard for strength, dependability, and value. Ideal design for shallow water and standard conditions.