Mill Pond NJ Floating Aluminum Dock
09 May

Mill Pond Park in Plainsboro, NJ, recently improved accessibility for kayakers and canoers by adding a BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch to its scenic park. Mill Pond Park, located along Plainsboro Pond, is designated for non-motorized boating, fishing, hiking, and picnics. The Town of Plainsboro, NJ, worked with GPI…

Syracuse Inner Harbor Kayak Launch-3
26 Apr

Syracuse Inner Harbor is the recipient of a newly-installed BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, bringing accessible and adaptive kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddle boarding to the residents and visitors of Syracuse, NY.

End-of-season instructions-1
20 Apr

BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch—Instructions for End-of-Season Removal  Estimated Time Required: 2 hours Recommended Crew Size: 1 equipment operator and 2 laborers  Equipment Needed Loader / machinery to lift dock components from water  Rigging straps  Sledgehammer  Allen Wrench Set  Box Wrenches Safety Equipment: Hard Hat, safety glasses, gloves, proper…

14 Apr

Building an accessible kayak launch with adaptive features provides a wide range of benefits to communities. Why? Because people of all abilities are hooked on paddle sports. When you step into a kayak, push off into a canal or river, and take those first few paddle strokes, nature…

TRR_adaptive kayak launch
03 Apr

When you step into a kayak, push off into a canal or a river, and take those first few paddle strokes, nature surrounds you at every level. It’s easy to understand why people are getting hooked on paddle sports. Paddling and exploring the water bring people and nature…

Weeks Bay Fairhope AL Dock-1
22 Mar

The Weeks Bay Foundation in Fairhope, Alabama, recently introduced its inclusive, ADA-compliant kayak launch to its kayakers and canoers so they can enjoy paddling Weeks Bay. What’s most important about the new kayak launch is its unique features that offer inclusivity and the ability for adaptive paddlers and…

BoardSafe dock in sunset
03 Mar

BoardSafe Docks, an industry leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of aluminum-welded floating docks, is often asked about our dock-building process. BoardSafe Docks prides itself on educating our valued customers and supporting them through the manufacturing process.  We have listed 10 considerations for prospective buyers to be…

Sirenia Vista Kayak Launch and Park BoardSafe Dock
24 Feb

BoardSafe Docks’ customers often ask about the advantages of using an aluminum floating dock system. BoardSafe Docks are used for municipal, commercial, and private projects. While traditional piling structures support stationary, fixed docks, floating docks are supported by flotation and rest on the water’s surface. Though fixed docks…

Conshocken Rowing Center Gangway-3
13 Feb

Gangways are raised walkways or connected platforms that allow pedestrians to walk safely from one point to another. Gangways help pedestrians walk from land to water, function as a bridge between sites, provide a stable walkway for pedestrians when boarding and disembarking boats, and connect to floating docks…

Quincy, MA
31 Jan

Rails to trails is a growing concept spreading across the country. Pedestrian bridges add value to trails by connecting people to nature and the beautiful outdoors, and by connecting neighboring communities and rail systems to each other.               Footbridges have become integral…