Boats are extremely treasured assets among boating lovers. The ideal way to keep your boats usable and safe for many years is to install a boat lift in your dock.
Boat lifts will protect them by raising them a few meters above the water, keeping them from continuous contact with waves and tides. Also, lifting your boats will offer your watercraft many benefits such as reducing upkeep, lessening bio-growth, preventing long-term damage, and stopping being washed.
That will offer you boats a longer lifespan, so they could serve you for many years.
Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts can build and install boat lifts customized to your needs. Talk to us, and let’s work on how we can move forward.
Boat Lift FAQs
Do you have concerns about your boat lift? Maybe you are planning on getting one. We have the answers you need. We collected some of the answers our customers ask us about boat lifts.
What capacities can boat lifts accommodate?
Boat lifts could range between 1,500 pounds to 250,000 pounds in capacity. You should know your boat’s wet weight, including batteries, engines, water, fuel, and anything else you have included in the boat.
You can also learn what size will best hold your boat by calling our Coast Seawall Dock & Boatlifts team.
What boat lift types should I consider?
You will find different types of boat lifts you may consider:
- Elevator Lift is utilized in narrow embankments, narrow canals, or where pilings can’t be utilized.
- 3 or 4-Post Beamless Lift has no top beam above the deck, offering a cleaner and sophisticated look.
- 4 or 8-Post Beam Lift is the biggest selling and is one where the lift beams are on top of the deck.
Are there warranties available?
The physical reliability of the top beams and cradle beams of the 8 and 4-Post Beam Lifts are warranted for fifteen years. Meanwhile, the elevator lifts are for five years. Further, the drive systems have 5 or 10 limited warranties, depending on the drive system.
Can I raise the capacity of my boat lift?
Many boats lift available in the market can be upgraded to accommodate a higher and bigger capacity load. To be specific, always ask if the boat lift you are interested in purchasing or currently own can have its lift size expanded.
Are there remote controls?
A broad spectrum of remotes is accessible for boat lifts. Nonetheless, GEM provides the highest valued remote controls on the market. Note that a GEM boat lift is geared with a 30-amp control relay. Such remarkable remotes can easily control boat lifts with at least four motors.
How many amps can the motor draw?
Boat lifts operating with a ¾ power motor at 110 volts will draw 12.5 amps and 7.5 amps for 220 volts. For boat lifts operating with one horsepower at 110 volts, it will draw 14.5 amps and 8.5 amps at 220 volts.
Those numbers can be multiplied by the number of motors to identify how many amps you can anticipate the boat lift to draw when running.