adaptive kayakers dock wheelchairs
06 Feb

Are you scouring the Internet looking for a kayak launch that is truly accessible—one designed with input from paddlers in wheelchairs? Are you in search of a kayak launch that is structurally sound, durable, and won’t get washed away in the first flood or demolished by a high…

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…

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…

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…

U Penn Burk-Bergman-1
22 Dec

The University of Pennsylvania's Rowing Center on the Schuylkill River recently completed a $13.5 million renovation to its historical boathouse, rowing docks, and gangway. The original Maderia Shell House constructed in 1874 and located on Philadelphia’s prestigious Boathouse Row recently reopened as the Burk-Bergman Boathouse, honoring two former…

canoe house
20 Jun

The East Park Canoe House on the Schuylkill River was built in 1914 as a public boathouse for renting and storing canoes and rowboats for recreational usage. Many years and numerous renovations later, the building transitioned into a competitive rowing center due to rowing's growing popularity on the…

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…