Rotary Park Adaptive Kayak Launch-1
13 May

A new BoardSafe Docks adaptive kayak launch was just installed at Rotary Park in Coldwater, Michigan, sponsored by the Coldwater Township Sunrise Rotary and the Coldwater Rotary Club. It was funded through the Coldwater Rotary Club, the Coldwater Township Sunrise Rotary, and the Coldwater Solar Project. Rotary Park…

Beaver Creek Knoxville Paddler in Wheelchair
06 May

Two new adaptive kayak launches have been installed on Beaver Creek! You will find them at Powell High Landing (Brickyard Road) and Roy Arthur Stormwater Park (Harrell Road). Beaver Creek Water Trail spans the length of Knox County, Tennessee, a 44-mile stretch from Halls to Melton Hill in…

Fairport Erie Canal Dock
03 May

The Village of Fairport on the Erie Canal recently redesigned its waterfront to improve accessibility for its adaptive paddling community. The Erie Canal Boat Company is proudly equipped with a custom BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, part of a complete waterfront redesign at its Erie Canal entry point. GPI,…

Cleveland Metroparks 55th Street Marina Kayak Launch and Gangway
21 Apr

Established in 1917, Cleveland Metroparks spans more than 24,000 acres across Northeast Ohio including 18 reservations, more than 300 miles of trails, eight golf courses, eight lakefront parks, dining and retail venues, and nationally-acclaimed Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The Park District offers thousands of education and recreation programs and…

05 Apr

One of the first questions our customers ask is, “How much does a BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch cost?” Let me explain some of our general pricing guidelines and the different components of our launch that directly affect pricing. The purchase of an adaptive kayak launch is much like…

Erie Canal Adaptive Kayak Launch Brockport
04 Apr

Across the nation, many people — from park rangers to city engineers — are seeking to improve access to their local community’s water and marine features. This is an extension and outgrowth of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), with the objective to provide access for all abilities…

Supply Chain Delivery Truck
01 Apr

What This Could Mean for Your Project The supply chain shortage has affected every business and consumer on the planet — and over the past year or so, we’ve all seen and experienced what happens when it breaks down. Everyone has probably walked through their local grocery store…

Mandarin Park FL Adaptive Kayak Launch-3
29 Mar

The City of Jacksonville, Florida, recently installed its fourth BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch at their Mandarin Park location in December 2021. The fully-accessible launch is located at 14780 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL, 32223-2650. Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the nation, and is committed…

Dock Freeboard
28 Mar

Unless you’re part of the boating industry, "freeboard" is a term not commonly used in everyday language. More than likely, most people would not be able to define what freeboard means or explain its meaning to others. Although similar, but completely unrelated, freeboard is not to be confused…

Mariners' Musuem-4
07 Mar

In early March of 2022. the following project was installed at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA.  The client had a fixed pier with steps that lead to a floating dock. The floating dock was removed and a new pressure-treated ramp was installed by the customer on top…