What are the essential dock accessories?

The docks allow you to enjoy your access to water in the best conditions. To improve your experience, you can invest in accessories. Dock gangway, ramp, dock post or even kayak rack, several options are available to you.

You don’t know which accessory to choose for your dock? We have compiled a list of essential accessories to improve your access to water.

Install a staircase for the dock to gently enjoy your water point

The staircase and undoubtedly the first accessory you must get. If you already have a dock, you know that it can be difficult to access the water since you have to use the edge to submerge yourself.

Dock stairs are also ideal for people with reduced mobility. You will be able to swim in complete safety without any problem. In addition to facilitating immersion in water, the dock stairs help to get back to land without any difficulty.

If you have children, the stairs are a great way to make them enjoy the lake in a safe way. Thanks to the stairs, children are less likely to fall and will be able to get back on the dock easily.  

Install a platform walkway and multiply the possibilities

Walkways facilitate access to your dock. They also help people with reduced mobility to get to the platform safely. One of the great advantages of this dock accessory is that it provides access to the lake even if the water level varies during the day. The footbridge will adjust to the rise and fall of the tide without losing accessibility.

You can add dock ramps to make your access to the water even safer. The dock ramps will give you solid support when the tide gets rough. What’s more, like stair railings, dock railings add character to your boating facilities. They put the accent on your dock.  

Add a boat lift to facilitate mooring

Imagine being able to get on and off your boat with ease and with maximum safety! Boat lifts allow your boat to be raised and lowered effortlessly with a motor!

In addition to providing easier access to your boat, the lift will protect your boat from wear caused by friction on the dock. You improve the life of your boat and avoid repair costs. Depending on where you put your dock, the tide can be changeable.

Without a boat lift, you will be forced to stow your boat yourself to prevent it from crashing into your facilities. Avoid difficult efforts and back injuries with a boat lift!

Would you like to have a custom-made dock installed and purchase accessories for your dock? At O Quai Dock Quai, we manufacture custom docks and offer essential accessories to enhance your experience. Contact us without further delay to receive the free quote!