Please select your home edition
Edition
Selden 2020 - LEADERBOARD

Golden Boat Lifts wins Innovation Award for Dock Stabilizer

by Martin Flory Group 7 Mar 2020 04:50 PST

Golden Boat Lifts, the global market leader in aluminum boat lifts, won an Innovation Award for its Golden Dock Stabilizer, presented by the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) at the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The product stabilizes wobbly floating docks and minimizes heaving, movement and lifting due to wind and wave action. It won in the Docking & Fendering Equipment category.

Selected by a panel of seven BWI judges, the Golden Dock Stabilizer was recognized as an exceptionally groundbreaking marine product. Said judge Ed Sherman, it's "a wonderful solution to the age-old problem of a wobbly dock." Unlike traditional pile hoops, the Golden solution only moves vertically. Because tolerances are tighter between the device and piling, the system provides greater rigidity over the run of the dock.

Made in the USA and built to ISO 9001:2015 standards, the frame and protective cowling of the Golden Dock Stabilizer are made from welded 6061-T6 marine-grade aluminum. Assembled with 300-series stainless steel hardware, the rollers are UHMW polyethylene and placed at multiple levels within the device. It's designed to accommodate any pile diameter and each can be adjusted to assist in leveling the dock.

"We're pleased to be honored with this award," said Bill Golden, president and CEO of Golden Boat Lifts, Golden Marine Systems and Golden Manufacturing. "This is a serious game-changer for any floating dock, whether it's private or public, recreational or commercial." The Golden Dock Stabilizer works equally well with wave attenuators.

For more information contact Golden Boat Lifts, Tel: +1-239-337-4141 Email: or visit www.goldenboatlifts.com.

Related Articles

Iconic Pink Shell Resort Marina reopens
Hurricane Ian's 19' storm surge damaged the first and second floors of the Pink Shell hotel When Category 5 Hurricane Ian tore through Fort Myers, Florida, in September of 2022, it destroyed numerous marinas, including Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina. Posted on 6 Apr
Golden Opportunity Scholarship awarded
Providing financial assistance to deserving marina industry professionals The 2024 Golden Opportunity Scholarship has been awarded to Amanda Holcroft. Posted on 29 Mar
Snook Bight Marina rebuilds after Hurricane Ian
A full-service facility with 70 interior and linear slips Taking the lives of over 150 people and causing over $112B USD in damage, Hurricane Ian hit the Fort Myers Beach, Florida area with massive destructive power. Directly in the path of the storm's full force was Snook Bight Marina. Posted on 13 Feb
Reap the benefits of out-of-water storage
Each Golden Elevator Lift is made for a specific boat and installation Boat owners desiring increased speed, improved fuel efficiency, and fewer aches and pains from scrubbing a hull know the advantages of keeping their vessels on a lift. Posted on 20 Aug 2020
Golden Roll-In Dock too attractive to remove
A modular design offered in a wide range of sizes Whether for seasonal purposes or to protect them from an approaching storm, some owners routinely pull their docks out of the water. Difficult work, the move often damages the structure. Posted on 19 Jun 2020
Golden Deck Lift is an extension of living space
A seamless extension that offers walkaround access to all types of boats Piles used with traditional boat lifts often block a scenic waterfront view. A Golden Deck Lift is different. Exclusive to Golden Boat Lifts, it's a seamless extension of the living space that offers walkaround access to all types of boats, PWC and kayaks Posted on 30 Apr 2020
Store your boat out of the water
Golden Elevator Lifts can raise vessels up to 27,200kg Many waterfront sites don't have piles out in the water due to rules, lack of space in a narrow channel or simple aesthetics. For owners with these locations, an Elevator Lift® from Golden Boat Lifts is the ideal solution. Posted on 5 Feb 2020
RS Sailing 2021 - FOOTER2024 fill-in (bottom)Cyclops Marine 2023 November - FOOTER