As a boat owner, you know it uses up valuable space as long as your boat is on the water. Luckily, there are some great solutions out there to help maximize the potential of your dock space. One of these solutions is a boat lift for storage. The clip- Boating Tips: Boat Lift Basics discusses the basics of using a boat lift for storage.
A boat lift for storage will move your boat out of the water for safekeeping in between use. It would help if you located boat lifts should be in an accessible area. In addition, it would be best if you placed the boat lift where it will not face any extreme weather conditions.
For instance, it should not be too close to the water or too far from it. It would be best to consider the height of the dock’s retaining wall. You might have to modify your lift’s legs to work with any inclines. Using a boat lift is not that different from using a car lift.
You can drive your boat in, lower it into its storage space, and leave it between uses. You can cover your boat with a tarp during the winter months to protect it from extreme weather conditions. In addition, you can use a rake to remove any ice stuck on the deck or windshield in the springtime.