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How to Store Your Boat?

Storing Your Boat

One of the keys to owning a boat is the question of

where to keep it when you aren't using it. Your

budget, convenience, and availability are all keys

that should be talked about.


There's no less expensive way to store a boat than

on a trailer in your driveway or yard. A trailer

offers you the advantages of taking your boat into

different areas of water, taking your boat out

whenever you like, or just saving fees on your winter

storage. Before you look into a trailer, make sure

that your vehicle has the towing capacity for your

boat and the equipment you need.

Rack storage

For smaller boats, a great alternative to storage is

rack storage, or dry stacks. Typical rack storage

facilities will keep your boat in a covered shed

filled with plenty of room. Simply call the facility

before you want to use the boat and they will

retrieve it for you. When you are finished boating,

simply bring it back, tie it up, and they will

return it to the storage area for you.

Marina advantage

If your a boat owner craving convenience, a marina

slip is just what you need. Simply drive your family

to the marina, get in the boat, and go. Rates will

vary from state to state, although most offer you

several other perks as well.

Buying your slip

In some areas, you can actually buy a permanent slip

at a marina. This can be great to have in high

demand areas, as it guarantees you a slip at the

marina whenever you need to store your boat. The

purchased slip is a long term asset, and is good

for as long as you own a boat.

Boat Lift

If you're a boat owner and you happen to have waterfront property, you can easily store on a boat lift. Boat lifts are easier to use than traditional boat trailers. Instead of trailering a boat back and forth between the water and land, lifts allow owners to do just as the name suggests – lift their boats out of the water. Because of their ease of use, boat lifts are not merely something boat owners want to buy, they are something every boat owner has to buy. Simply put, boat lifts are the practical option for anyone trying to keep their boat dry, clean and protect without having to deal with the hassle of cumbersome trailers. Boat lifts are more convenient than trailers. With the flip of a switch, a boat can be launched from the lift in a short period of time, most only take about three minutes to launch or dry-dock. The efficiency and user-friendly features of a boat lift, allow boat owners to spend more time enjoying the water.

Don't forget just as your boat needs maintenance, so will your boat lift.

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