Rotary Park Adaptive Kayak Launch-1
13 May

A new BoardSafe 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 Adaptive…

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…

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…

Erie Canal Dock Medina
17 Feb

The Village of Medina installed a customized BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, Floating Docks, Gangway, and Landing, completed in September 2021. The first challenge identified by BoardSafe Docks was that the existing gangway didn't conform to ADA guidelines and was greater than a 1/12 slope. To correct this issue,…

Fairport Erie Canal Dock
17 Feb

The Village of Fairport is proudly equipped with a custom BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, part of a complete waterfront redesign at its Erie Canal’s entry point. GPI, the design engineer on the project, sought out BoardSafe Docks for their assistance in developing a design solution that would fit…

Erie Canal Adaptive Kayak Launch Brockport
17 Feb

The Village of Brockport installed its BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch in June 2021 to accommodate truly inclusive paddling. The adaptive system is located in downtown Brockport along the Erie Canal. One of the challenges for this project was a nearly 20-foot-high concrete wall along the entire area, meaning the…

NY State Canal Hand-Launch Facility Design Guide
27 Jan

The NYS Canalway Water Trail with Universal Access offers paddlers a wealth of places to visit and sights to see. You'll navigate century-old locks, pass stunning stone aqueducts used to carry boats over rivers and streams in the 1800s; paddle alongside tugboats and cruisers; and experience narrow flatwater…

29 Jul

Below are images of the installation of a BoardSafe aluminum kayak launch in Sandpoint, Idaho, followed by a brief video demonstration. This particular launch is used for single-fin stand-up paddleboards. Stand-up paddleboarding is a rapidly-growing sport around the country, and BoardSafe engineers, builds, and installs launches and storage…