Glimmerglass State Park launch wide view
17 May

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of Glimmerglass State Park, located outside Cooperstown, NY, a new recreational amenity promises to enhance the outdoor experience for all visitors, regardless of their physical abilities. The unveiling of a BoardSafe Accessible and Adaptive Kayak Launch marks a significant step towards inclusivity and…

Fox River Adaptive Kayak Launch
05 Mar

BoardSafeDocks invites you to join us at the 2024 Fox River Summit on Thursday, March 14, 2024, in Burlington, WI. Tom Warchol, BoardSafe Partner, will present information on “The Value of Investing in Universal Access Kayak Launches for Paddlers with Disabilities.” Learn how improving accessibility enhances the user experience…

Savannah Lake Meyer gangway
20 Nov

BoardSafe’s Accessible Kayak Launch provides universal access with over 20 possible launch configurations to meet your site’s specifications. BoardSafe’s design experts will evaluate your site conditions and recommend a launch system that keeps you and all our customers at the center of the design process. A BoardSafe Accessible…

Savannah Lake Meyer sign
02 Nov

The City of Savannah, Georgia, recently installed a BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch that offers kayak enthusiasts of all abilities the chance to get out and enjoy the water. The much-anticipated kayak and canoe launch provides universal access to Lake Mayer Community Park, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, GA.…

man in yellow kayak BoardSafe launch
28 Sep

BoardSafe Docks is often asked if rollers will damage a kayak hull. First and foremost, it’s important to understand not all kayak launches are the same, and the BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch does not use rollers on its launch system. BoardSafe uses a supportive saddle and cradle launch…

Tom Warchol, Managing Partner, BoardSafe Docks
30 Aug

BoardSafe Docks is thrilled to be among the largest group of professionals actively engaged in improving and expanding public boating access across the United States at the SOBA Annual Education & Training Symposium, happening now in Tacoma, Washington. The symposium attracts nearly 200 state program specialists, boating and…

Kayaker on launch
21 Jul

The 2023 States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) is completing its preparation for its annual Education & Training Symposium running August 28–31, 2023, in Tacoma, Washington.BoardSafe Docks will serve as the Symposium’s Platinum Sponsor for the second year, continuing our mission to provide education and advocacy for safe…

Fleetwood Borough Park Dock-9
26 Jun

Fleetwood Borough Park, located at 334 W. Main St., Fleetwood, PA, is the recipient of a recently installed BoardSafe pedestrian bridge. In 2020, the original bridge was swept away by a flooding storm that hit the area. The storm destroyed the park’s wooden pedestrian bridge, and flooding washed…

Gifford Pinchot State Park launch
02 Jun

Gifford Pinchot State Park, a 2,338-acre recreation destination, is located in northern York County, PA, between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry. The park consists of reverted farm fields and rolling wooded hillsides that surround the 340 acres of Pinchot Lake, the park’s prime attraction. The lake was…

adaptive kayakers with victory sign Beaver Creek
26 May

What a wonderful adventure the participants in the 6th annual Flotilla, sponsored by FirstBank, experienced on Saturday, May 20, 2023. It was a day that brought communities and families together with nature!     The Beaver Creek Kayak Club, located in the small communities of Powell and Karns,…