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Boarding platforms come in many different shapes and sizes. They
can be a simple 2’ x 2’ steps that allows you to cross
that gap between your boat and the dock. Or they can be 4’
wide by 22 feet long dock extensions that enable you to get to your
boat when your dock doesn’t reach out far enough.
The most prevalent use of Boarding Platforms are when a boat lift
is installed at the end of an existing dock or finger pier. When
the boat is raised it’s usually in such a position that makes
it very difficult, if not impossible, to reach from the existing
A Folding Boarding Platform can be bolted
right to the lift pilings and becomes a boat lift accessory, just
like a catwalk or transom step. When the Boarding Platform is folded
down it acts just like a dock extension reaching the loading area
of the boat. When the operator is finished for the day they simply
raise the platform and secure it in the up right position.
Boarding Platforms are constructed out of marine grade 6061
T-6 aluminum and synthetic Thru-Flow decking panels
They are light weight and can be raised
and lowered by hand. Hand winch or electric motor options are
The platforms attach to the boatlift
pilings, not to the dock. They can be removed in minutes simply
by detaching the hinge pins.
While in the down position, they allow
easy access to the boat. Putting you closer than the fixed dock.
In the up position, they are neatly
secured and restrict unwelcome access. Platforms are manufactured
and designed to meet code and weight requirements.
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